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The Gate of the Year

By Eleanor Daley

SSAA choir - Medium
Composed by Eleanor Daley. Walton. Sacred. Octavo. 12 pages. Walton Music #WW1350. Published by Walton Music (GI.WW1350).

Item Number: GI.WW1350

Language: English. Text by Minnie Louise Haskins.

Commissioned by the Alliance for Arts and Understanding for the 2004 Alliance World Festival, with uplifting text by Minnie Louise Haskins - OGive me a light that I may tread safely into the unknownO - and complemented by a simple Latin chorus, this work offers a powerful showcase for female voices. In English and Latin.

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  • 2007-01-14 00:00:00.0 Poem is still relevant

    I can't see the music so don't know if this is the same choral setting I used decades ago for my church choir. I found a setting I'd written for the words as I leafed through my old music cabinet. If it is the same composer, we...

    enjoyed singingit and the words are still meaningful in today's uncertain, war-torn world, as they were in 1939 When King George VI broadcast them to Great Britain.

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