Composer YESTON, MAURY
Voicing/Instrument SATB SACRED DBL CHOR
Publisher HAL LEONARD CORPORATION
Written for 2000 voices and symphony orchestra, commisioned by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and premiered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial as part of the National Millennium Celebration on July 1, 2000. The piece can be effectively performed as well with smaller, more typically-sized choirs and, in addition, separate simplified editions of the 2nd and 3rd movements in lower keys are available for school and community or church choirs.