Highly expressive! A haunting melody beautifully conveys the emotion of the time-honored, beloved text: "Kyrie eleison. Have mercy on me, O God, according to Thy steadfast love." A soaring flute obbligato (optional) shimmers above the gently flowing accompaniment. The straightforward ABA form underscores the message with radiant simplicity. Easy to prepare yet deeply inspirational, this outstanding setting of is great for church and school choirs throughout the year.