Benedicite (Peter Smith)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-14)   CPDL #39648:  Network.png
Editor: Peter Smith (submitted 2016-05-14).   Score information: A4, 45 pages, 418 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Benedicite
Composer: Peter Smith
Source of text: Book of Common Prayer

Number of voices: 12vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredMorning Canticles

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

Published: 2016

Description: Written for a concert which included Tallis's Spem in Alium with a large number of guest singers, this piece is laid out for a central choir, which does most of the work, plus two ripieno choirs. The ripieno parts had to be learnt on very little rehearsal, and so were kept very simple.

External websites: http://montecristoopera.co.uk/CountOfMonteCristo%20Other%20Compositions.html

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Benedicite.