King of Glory - SATB00101
Powerful arrangement for mixed chorus (SATB) and piano, taken from Psalms 24:1-5, 7-10, including the lyrical number, "He that hath clean hands and a pure heart." Soprano high note: G.
Composer: J. A. Parks
Arranger: J. A. Parks
Lyricist: Psalms 24:1-5, 7-10
Difficulty: Medium / medium-difficult acc.
Performance time: 3:00
The composer, James Asher Parks, was born near Livonia, Pennsylvania May 22, 1863. He went to Chicago at the age of seventeen where he worked for a wood finishing company by day and studied music in the evenings and on Saturday. He came to Nebraska to visit an older brother at Milford, and supervised the Nebraska Conservatory of Music at Lincoln, NE from 1887 to 1899. In addition, he operated a music studio and publishing company in York. He composed an opera, "The Judge" and many other sacred choral pieces.