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Missa Gaia (Earth Mass)

A Mass in Celebration of Mother Earth

By Jim Scott

Choral (SATB Choir)
A Mass in Celebration of Mother Earth. Composed by Jim Scott, Kim Oler, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paul Halley, and Paul Winter. Choral. Concert, Festival, Contemporary, Mass, World Music, Sacred. 104 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.8744396).

Item Number: HL.8744396

ISBN 0634098713. 6.75x10.5 inches.

Now available separately: the first time in print! The Paul Winter Missa Gaia (Earth Mass) was first performed in 1981 in the New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine and is a contemporary ecumenical celebration of the Earth. Featuring the Consort's signature lyrical melodies with African, Brazilian and American gospel traditions it interweaves wolf, whale and harp seal voices with those of the choir. May be performed in both liturgical and concert settings. Publications available: SATB score, Sound Cues CD (animal voices) and Instrumental Score and Parts for Soprano Sax, Oboe/English Horn, Cello, Piano, Organ, Guitar, Bass and Percussion. Total Performance Time: Approx. 36 minutes.

  • Agnus Dei 
  • Kyrie 
  • Canticle Of Brother Sun 
  • Let Us Depart In Peace 
  • The Beatitudes 
  • The Blue Green Hills Of Earth 
  • Sanctus And Benedictus 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

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  • 2007-06-04 00:00:00.0 Mother Nature in music!

    Incredibly fun music! Driven by percussion, all choirs will have a blast performing this music. Extremely accessible by amateur singers in community and church choirs, only "The Beatitudes" requires large choral forces. Bring together liturgical dancers and African drumming for the full visual, listening and spiritual experience.

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  • 5

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  • 2006-05-07 00:00:00.0 A+++++

    Amazing, just amazing and fun. I sing with the choir that performs every year at St. John the Divine's Cathedral. Celebrate singing together and harmony with eachother and Mother Earth.

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