Dirksen compliments Her Majesty by incorporating “The Queens Change” in the Gloria Patri. He uses it in his final anthem Sing, ye faithful as well.
D No: 307
Text - Incipit: O ruler of the universe
Text - Author or Scripture: BCP Canticle 19
Performing Forces: SSA org hb
Date Published: FL 76
Date of Composition: 1976
Notes: Text: Rev. 15:3–4. Composed in honor of the visit of Elizabeth I and Prince Philip to the cathedral on July 8, 1976, for a service in Dedication of the Nave.
307 O Ruler of the Universe – Song of the Redeemed
Audio is of the first performance.
Categorized as: 300 Canticles & Liturgies Published Works
Tagged as: anthem, canticle, handbells, organ, trebles, womens voices