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Sanctus from Missa Aedis Christi

By Howard Goodall

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SATB choir divisi and organ - Late Intermediate
Composed by Howard Goodall (1958-). 21st Century. Score & instrument parts. Duration 3 minutes, 55 seconds. MorningStar Music Publishers #56-0075. Published by MorningStar Music Publishers (MN.56-0075).

Item Number: MN.56-0075

Latin.

This mass setting was commissioned by the Friends of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford and first performed on Ascension Sunday, 1994. Suitable for both church and concert use, the music is both lyrical and dramatic. The Sanctus begins quietly, with divided sopranos trading off on a major second in a mysterious and meditative way. Parts add and build until the basses enter with a cantus firmus of sorts. The major second continues to figure prominently in the ensuing material. The movement ends with a simple melody repeated in unison (Hosanna in excelsis) fading away into the distance. Duration 3:55

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