Text: Psalm 84
Instrumentation: SATB choir and organ
Commission: Choir of the First Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green, Ohio for Robin McEwen
Dedication: For Robin McEwen
Premiere: 1st Presbyterian Church Choir. Nancy Wolcott, director. Bowling Green, OH. 5/9/99
New York Premiere: Voices of Ascension. Dennis Keene, conductor. Church of the Ascension. June 8, 2011.
Publication: contact composer
Winner of the Sorel Medallion Choral Composition Contest 2011
Review: “the chorus’s gentle waves of sound were ideally suited to the piece by the third winner Marilyn Shrude, titled How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place, which mixed delicate uncertainty and swelling pulse.” Zachary Woolfe, New York Times. June 10, 2011.