Be Thou My Vision
Each stanza of this well-known hymn is treated in a unique musical way. Techniques like suspended mallet work, echos, chimes, mart lifts, and shakes make this arrangement fun to play and interesting for listeners. The first verse is simple, with the single melody line being minimally supported. The second verse is scored in c minor, and the final verse is full-textured and majestic. This setting is 73 measures in length.