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Folk Mass (Vocal Choir, 7 Movements)

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By Mark O'Connor

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Composed by Mark O'Connor. Contemporary Classical, Christian, Contemporary Christian, Jewish, Spiritual. Score. 113 pages. Published by Mark O'Connor Musik International (S0.913341).

Item Number: S0.913341

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


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

For more information on violinist and composer Mark O'Connor, O’Connor String Camps, Touring Ensembles, Discography, Bio, Repertoire and more, please visit


For information on the “O’Connor Method” – instructional book series for violin, viola, cello and school string orchestra programs:

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