for double chorus (or large chorus) and organ (4')
Featured on The Crossing's "Christmas Daybreak" broadcast, distributed by PRI to public radio stations throughout the USA, December 2011
Completed: September, 2011
Commissioned by St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Zachary Hemenway, director, and The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor. World premiere on December 16, 2011 by The Crossing and the choir of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Text: from New Poems (1896) by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894), and "The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came (Gabriel's Message)," by S. Baring-Gould (1834-1924)