The Lord’s Great Youth Battalion (10 copies)
During a special worldwide devotional to youth on June 3, 2018, President Russell. M Nelson, Prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, gave an invitation for “every young woman and every young man between the ages of 12 and 18 in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to enlist in the youth battalion of the Lord to help gather Israel.” Inspired by that message, Randy McNeely wrote the text of Zion’s Youth Battalion and asked me to write the music.
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Duration: 2 minutes 50 seconds
(Various singers under direction of Matt Arnett)
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This arrangement is perfect for a young middle school choir – the two-part splits are very accessible. The beautiful melody provides a great opportunity for exploring some expression and phrase shaping. The piano part should be used to support the expressive qualities in the voices. This arrangement adapts the lyrics to refer to the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia and includes…