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Folk Mass (Vocal Choir, 7 Movements)
Choral Choir (SATB) - Level 5 - Digital Download
Composed by Mark O'Connor. A Cappella, Christian, Contemporary, Jewish, Spiritual. Octavo. 113 pages. Mark O'Connor Musik International #6133105. Published by Mark O'Connor Musik International (A0.861757).
Item Number: A0.861757
Folk Mass for Vocal Choir (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, and Bass)
With solo parts from each section
Text is from the Books of the Old Testament
Music by Mark O’Connor
97-pages; 43:00 minutes in length
I. INTRODUCTION – 4:12 min - P. 1
II. FOR YOUR ARE A PEOPLE HOLY TO THE LORD – 10:44 min - P. 4
III. LAND OF CANAAN – 3:16 min - P. 33
IV. EDIFICATION – 2:56 min - P. 39
V. BATTLE – 6:27 min - P. 45
VI. R*E*COMPENCE – 6:36 min - P. 60
VII. AFFIRMATION – 8:15 min - P. 77
O’Connor’s Folk Mass, an a cappella work that was composed in response to the 9/11 attacks on the United States in 2001. The Folk Mass text is taken from the books f The Old Testament and is composed in seven movements. Full of glorious melodies, harmonies and syncopated rhythms, set in a double choir configuration, O’Connor takes the stories of the Old Testament and brings them to music using the text as his artistic guide.
Suitable for professional and university choral ensembles in both secular and religious performances. Individual movements can be performed separate from the entire work.
Original music printed from the composer’s manuscripts.
Music editing, copying and engraving by Mark O’Connor
using "Finale" on Apple Macintosh 2002
Composed By Mark O’Connor
Commissioned by Gloriae Dei Cantores
Can be heard on "Folk Mass" OMAC Records
Catalogue Number MO162
Copyright © 2003 by Mark O’Connor Music International
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