Hisakata No (In the Peaceful Light). Choir Secular. SATB choir. Choral Octavo. Lawson-Gould. Multicultural; Secular. Choral Octavo. 16 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.31064).
A traditional Japanese poem is set in a twisting and turning repetitive pentatonic fashion in this serene multicultural choral. Contemporary harmonies, sung with straight tone, will challenge and delight all who perform and hear this fresh and haunting masterpiece. Add an optional tonechime or handbell.
Alfred offers sophisticated and challenging choral publications in the respected and well-established Lawson-Gould catalog. This series includes arrangements and original choral works by many distinguished composers, such as Robert Shaw, Alice Parker, James Erb, Dave Brubeck, and Robert DeCormier. Select publications will continue to be added to this catalog, as well as new voicings of time-honored favorites.