Augsburg Fortress

An Hour of Hallowed Peace

An Hour of Hallowed Peace

Tender and hopeful, this piece works well for Holy Week services, All Saints, funerals and memorial services, and more. Danyew’s writing is strikingly beautiful and is easily accessible for church, school, and community ensembles.
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  • Publisher Augsburg Fortress
  • Format Sheet Music
  • ISBN 9781506413808
  • Brand Augsburg Choral Library
  • Dimensions 7 x 10.25
  • Pages 8
  • Season/Occasion All Saints; General; Lent & Holy Week; Ordinary Time
  • Difficulty Easy-Medium
  • Voicing SATB/4-part mixed
  • Publication Date March 3, 2016


Composer Commentary

In the Summer of 2011, I stumbled upon an old book at a Historical Society sale in my town, titled, Songs for the Sanctuary. The book was published in 1869 and included many old hymn texts. One of the texts that struck me was William B. Tappan’s “There Is an Hour of Hallowed Peace.”