The Awakening by Joseph M. Martin. For Choral (SATB). Shawnee Press. General Repertory, Secular, Contest/Festival Music. 16 pages. Shawnee Press #A2023. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35001491).
This dramatic and best-selling choral classic is for SATB. This moving work about “the glory of music” is treated with great depth and musical-textual imagery in all its voicings. Available: SSAA (new!); SATB; TTBB; Orchestration Score and Parts; StudioTrax CD.
Location: from Seminole, TX
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Location: from Portage, WI
July 17, 2009
My high school choir director did this song every year at the final concert for 15 years. It is an amazingly beautiful piece that was always everyone's favorite. I recently went back for his final concert and all the alumni got up to do this song with him one more...
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Location: from Irving, TX
July 3, 2008
A Crowd Pleaser
I have performed and recorded this piece a few years back with the Turtle Creek Chorale. It became sort of our theme song. The first time I performed it on stage with full orchestra and organ was awsome and spectacular. At the final last "Let Music Live" the audience were...
19 of 32 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Rockwall, TX
June 18, 2008
My fondest memory
I first sang this song in high school my Sophomore year. It was beautiful. We sang it for graduation the next three years and it still bring tears to my eyes every time I sing my soprano line. My choral director had lost her husband my Freshman year and when...
16 of 36 people found this review helpful.