SATB choir, a cappella
Composed by Howard Skempton. New Horizons. Vocal score. 8 pages. Duration 7.5'. Oxford University Press #9780193564213. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193564213).
ISBN 9780193564213. 10 x 7 inches.
For SATB unaccompanied This short Missa brevis setting is perfect for choirs looking to bring a fresh soundworld to their worship. Each movement is distinct in character, but with an overall cohesiveness of harmonic language. A short communion introit, Hoc corpus, which is traditionally sung on Passion Sunday, follows the Mass setting.
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