Lloyd Larson has crafted this versatile cantata to be sung during the Lenten Season, highlighting Palm Sunday through the Easter resurrection, in the 30-35 minute musical journey. Options to omit either the Palm Sunday selection or the Easter anthem or provided. This journey to the cross is filled with passionate and intimate wor4ship moments using texts by contemporary hymn and song writers. It conveys a powerful message filled with eternal hope and the challange to "Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim!" The accompaniment may be provided by piano alone, chamber orchestra or an accompaniment CD.
The instrumentation, arranged by Mark Kellner, contains a Conductor's Score and parts for: Flute, Oboe, Horn in F, Trumpet in B-flat, Percussion, Violin, Cello,Bass Guitar, and Synthesizer String Reduction.