Amuworo ayi otu nwa (For unto us a child is born)

Amuworo ayi otu nwa (For unto us a child is born) : Vocal score

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Description

for SATB unaccompanied This vibrant setting of Isaiah 9:6 draws on the rhythms and textures of modern Nigerian art music. The predominantly homophonic texture is interspersed with solo lines, in a setting full of dynamic contrast. Originally published in World Carols for Choirs (SATB).show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 174 x 250 x 1mm | 16g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English, Multiple languages
  • 0193359014
  • 9780193359017

Review quote

Once the syncopations and, for those who decide to rise to the challenge of essaying the piece in the original Igbo language, the articulation of the words have been mastered, this is a straightforward piece . . . Thrilling in almost any acoustic, so long as the choir is large enough to suit it, this would be an unusual and exciting addition to a more conventionally Western Christmas. * The Organ, November 07 * Cumulatively, the repetitions, the incrementally rising pitch, the call and response patterns, the thickening harmonies - all allied to strong, foot-nudging rhythms - generate a glorious effect... * Choir & Organ, November/December 07 *show more