Waiting in Joyful Hope

James Chepponis

Text Author: James Chepponis

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: C Instrument, Trumpet I in B-flat, Trumpet I in C, Trumpet II in B-flat, Trumpet II in C, Horn in F, Trombone I, Trombone II, Guitar, Timpani, Percussion, 2 or 3 octaves Handbells

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


This composition may be performed with the scored forces (including brass quartet, percussion and handbells, to name a few), or it may be simplified by using only soloist, congregation, and piano/guitar accompaniment. The text emphasizes the kingdom of God and the gifts of the Spirit. Appropriate for Pentecost, confirmation, and celebrations of ministry.

Guitar, C instrument, brass quartet, percussion (suspended cymbal and timpani) and handbell parts are optional
Horn in F can be substituted for Trombone I

Categories: Choral Vocal

Liturgical: Pentecost, Pentecost A, Pentecost B, Pentecost C

Rites: Commissioning of Ministers, Confirmation, Ordination / Holy Orders, Religious Profession

Topical: Kingdom of God, Ministry

Scored for: Brass, Handbell, Percussion, Woodwinds

Style: Traditional

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo