Around the Throne
E4 through A6 handbells or chimes ring in dotted -whole notes in 9/4 time throughout this vocal-instrumental processional written for the National Cathedral in dedication of the forty-five angel carvings that surround the "Last Supper" in the tympanum. All the motes are scored in the treble staff. The text begins "Around the throne of God a band of bright and glorious angels stand". Percussion is Tambourine and snare drum (snards off) or tabor.