Sure to create a wonderful, thought-provoking moment during Lent, this setting provides a reflective backdrop for contemplating Christ’s suffering and death on the cross. While rhythmically simple, the haunting text is fully expressed through dynamics, the inclusion of handchimes, and incidental changes in tempo. Beginning and developing ensembles will have no trouble polishing this Level 1+ piece in limited rehearsal time. 67 measures. Key of C Major.