Lift High the Cross

Sydney Nicholson

Text Author: Alan J. Hommerding, George W Kitchin

Arranger: Richard J. Clark

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Assembly

Accompaniment: Organ

Separate Instruments: Trumpet I in B-flat, Trumpet I in C, Trumpet II in B-flat, Trumpet II in C, Horn in F, Trombone, Tuba, Timpani

Tune Name: Crucifer

Text Source: Vss.: Alan J. Hommerding; ref.: George W. Kitchin, 1827–1912

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E/M


A stately, dramatic setting of the traditional  hymn and tune, with brass quintet and timpani complementing the organ. An alternate text makes this anthem appropriate for themes of Mission, Ministry, and Social Concern.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Liturgical: Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil, Christ the King, Exaltation of the Holy Cross, OT 12 C

Topical: Cross, Mission, Ministry, Social Concern

Scored for: Brass, Mixed Ensemble, Percussion

Ensemble/Orchestration: Quintet

Major Works: Concertato

Number of Pages: 16

Language: English

Format: Octavo