Cantata Sancta

for Soprano and Baritone Soli, Mixed Chorus, Organ and Chamber Quintet

Sydney Hodkinson

Text: Various texts from Biblical and traditional Christian sources
Publisher: Merion Music, Inc.
Print Status: Rental

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The texts were selected by Rev. John Brittain and the composer from a wide variety of literary sources, both from biblical scripture [the New Revised Standard Version - NRSV] and from poetic lyrics by Samuel Crossman, Saint John of the Cross, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Thomas Moore, Christopher Smart, and Saint Theresa of Avila.

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the University of Evansville with the support of: The McGary Familty of Mewburgh, Indiana, The Friends of University of Evansville Music, and The U.E. Chapter of the American Guild of Organists In memoriam: Francile MacDonald McGa
Composition Date 2000
Duration 00:34:00
Orchestration Sop., Bar. Soli, SATB Chorus; 2Vln. Vcl. Tpt. Perc. Org.
Premiere October 23, 2001 - Neu Chapel of the University of Evansville, Evansville, Illinois University Concert Choir Johnny M. L. Poon, conductor Douglas Reed, Organist


I. "all the rays of glory beam" INTROIT and ANTIPHONS: Allegro - Who is Like the Wise Man?
II. "?all scenes crowd the map of nature?" PASSACAGLIA: Andante - This World is All a Fleeting Show.
III. "all the...

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