Tenor soloist, SATB choir & full orchestra (38 mins)
Commissioned by Brian Kay and the Cheltenham Bach Choir.
Goes well with Messa di Gloria by Puccini – and commissioned by Brian Kay with this pairing in mind.
A setting of the Gloria from the Mass with additional biblical texts from Isaiah, and the Gospels of Luke & John.
Wonderfully lyrical 3rd movement – setting of the Angels appearing to the Shepherds (as described in Luke) at the birth of Christ.
First performed Cheltenham Town Hall with the Cheltenham Bach Choir.
Bedford Town Hall. Soloist John Graham Hall.
Score hire through Oxford University Press: for chorus and orchestra (#C5951).
Sample CD recording available from Corinium Music. Write for more information.