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979-0-57080-074-2 A Quaker Trilogy – choral score Available at MusicRoom Buy now (£3.95)

Description

Part of the A Quaker Trilogy collection

three pieces for SATB choir (with divisi)

by David McGregor, Joe Bates & Frederick Viner

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This piece's musical language is inspired by Georgian polyphony, which is oriented around stacked fifths and fourths. These move in unfamiliar ways, contracting and expanding in parallel movements that feel counterintuitive to me yet profoundly satisfying and resonant. The power of these parallel fifths and the weight with which they converge in moments of unison felt appropriate for this work [...]

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Duration
7 minutes 10 seconds
Libretto/text
William Penn
Commission

The Micklegate Singers

Scoring
1 SATB Choir
Composition date
2022

Performances

23 March 2024 St Lawrence's Church, Lawrence Street, York YO10 3WP

Micklegate Singers

'A Quaker Trilogy'

WORLD PREMIERE of the complete trilogy