SSA choir, a cappella - Level B (easy)
Composed by Cecilia McDowall. Upper Voices. New Horizons. Sacred, Choral Leaflet. Vocal score. 8 pages. Duration 2'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193355569).
Item Number: OU.9780193355569
ISBN 9780193355569. 10 x 7 inches.
For SSA unaccompanied. This is the second and most intimate of the composer's 'Three Latin Motets'. Scored for upper voices, this gentle supplication to the Virgin is built on a plainchant opening, and contains expressive dissonances and suspensions in a setting of great purity and directness.
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