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O Sacrum Convivium (O Sacred and Holy Feast)

motet au Saint-Sacrement

By Olivier Messiaen

Organ, Choral (SATB Choir) - Difficulty: medium
Motet au Saint-Sacrement. Composed by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992). Sheet music. Editions Durand. Text in Latin. With optional Organ (ad libitum). Choral. 20th Century. Octavo. 4 pages. Editions Durand #DF1274200. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50561225).

Item Number: HL.50561225

6.75x10.5 inches. Key: D# minor.

Text in Latin. With optional Organ (ad libitum).

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  • 5

    Baltimore, MD
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  • 2008-05-21 00:00:00.0 Challenging but well worth it.

    My choir almost laughed at me the first rehearsal or so of this wonderfully beautiful piece. It is in 6 sharps, which will only prove difficult to the accompanist, but the occasional F double-sharp might confuse a volunteer choir. The musical language is markedly dissonant at times, but the...

    harmonic movement is beautiful once you get the hang of it. My choir will be singing this this Sunday, after 7 weeks or so of practice. They've finally gotten the hang of it and now they love it!! I strongly recommend this piece if you want to expand the horizons of your choir's repertoire, especially if they like 20th century works.

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