Praise to the Lord the Almighty
This powerful setting of LOBE DEN HERREN pulls out all the stops for 3-7 octaves of handbells, organ and solo trumpet with optional brass quintet and timpani. However, the handbells are showcased in their own, more lyrical section before being rejoined by the ensemble. Performance options include: handbells alone; handbells and organ; handbells, solo trumpet, and organ; and handbells, organ, brass ensemble and timpani. Brass parts include tuba, 2 Bb trumpets, trombone, horn in F, and timpani. "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" is 154 measures and is set in G Major, Eb Major, and Ab Major.