Missa Americana composed by Ed Lojeski. For Choral (SATB). Sacred Choral. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.8745169).
ISBN 142341182X. 6.75x10.5 inches.
Combining the classical Mass form with American musical styles, Missa Americana joins together both old and new. This innovative combination allows the work to be performed in both church and concert settings. Incorporating English and traditional Latin texts, Missa Americana is set for mixed choir and soprano and tenor soli with orchestral or organ accompaniment. Movements: Introit and Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Offertory (text from Psalm 138), Sanctus and Benedictus, Agnus Dei (based on American hymn tune). Publications available: SATB Score, Organ Score and Orchestra (score and parts for 2 Flutes, Piccolo, 2 Oboes, English Horn, 2 Bb Clarinets, Bb Bass Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, 4 F Horns, 3 Bb Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion (3 players), Harp, Celesta (Piano), Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass). Total Performance Time: Approx. 26 minutes.