Lord Heare My Prayer Instantly
is a composition by renowned contemporary composer Nico Muhly
that was first performed on the 13th of December 2014 in the All Souls Episcopal Parish Church in Berkeley, California. The piece lasts around 4 minutes and is arranged for unaccompanied SATB divisi chorus.
This beautiful piece is a setting of an anonymous metrical version of Psalm 102:1-2, in which the speaker begs God to listen and hear his pleas. This work was first performed by The International Orange Chorus of San Francisco, conducted by Zane Fiala, in honour of their tenth anniversary.