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A.M.D.G. (Ad Majoram Dei Gloriam)

SATB, a cappella

By Benjamin Britten

Choir Sacred (SATB choir)
SATB, a cappella. Composed by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). Choral (Sacred); Choral Worship Cantata; Larger Works; Masterworks; Performance Music Ensemble; Worship Resources. Faber Edition. 20th Century; Masterwork; Sacred. Book. Faber Music #12-0571508162. Published by Faber Music (AP.12-0571508162).

Item Number: AP.12-0571508162

ISBN 9780571508167. English.

These settings of poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins, the Jesuit poet, were written while Britten was resident in America. The title is a shorthand form of a pious inscription, Ad Majoram Dei Gloriam, often placed at the head of a piece of work.

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    Victoria, BC
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  • January 11, 2008 Excellent music

    While the vocal range in this music is very technically challenging, the harmonic structure makes the pitches manageable to learn for an advanced amateur ensemble. Incredible poetry and brilliant musical settings. I highly recommend it.

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