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By Liam Lawton / John McCann

SATB choir, organ accompaniment, 2 trumpets in Bb - Beginning
Composed by Liam Lawton / John McCann. Arranged by John Mccann. Easter Vigil. Sacred. Octavo. 8 pages. GIA Publications #5297. Published by GIA Publications (GI.G-5297).

Item Number: GI.G-5297

Text by Liam Lawton.

This paraphrase of the Easter Vigil light proclamation is scored for alto and tenor duet on the four verses, and assembly and full choir on the refrain. The keyboard is suitable for organ, and two festive trumpets crown the score.

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    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2008-04-03 00:00:00.0 Useful setting for Easter Vigil

    If you want an alternative to the traditional intoned "Exsultet" then this works quite nicely. With a church choir of moderate ability, the parts are very simple - we did it with 2 soloists, and the refrain as SAB + Descant (no tenors, but it still works!). We also added in the...

    trumpets which added significantly to the atmosphere. Done by candlelight at the Easter Vigil, it really made an impact. One of Lawton's better ones.

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