Ash Wednesday to Easter for Choirs
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Ash Wednesday to Easter for Choirs : Spiral-bound paperback

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The editors have selected a richly varied collection of sacred pieces for this period of the Church's year, always bearing in mind practical considerations and liturgical needs. Pieces are presented in order according to the Church's calendar, moving from Ash Wednesday and Lent, through Passiontide and Palm Sunday, to Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Eve, and Easter itself. The best of the standard repertoire is included alongside fine, less familiar, works. Ranging widely from the sixteenth century to the present day, this is a complete and practical collection for church choirs of all sizes and levels of ability.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 240 pages
  • 178 x 246 x 18mm | 480.82g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English, German, Latin
  • 0193355779
  • 9780193355774
  • 734,446

About Lionel Dakers

Lionel Dakers was born in Rochester, Kent, in 1924, and died in 2003. He was Director of the Royal School of Church Music from 1972 until 1989 and enjoyed an international reputation as an ambassador for excellence in church music. He was also for more than 30 years an examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music. He was awarded a Lambeth Doctorate in Music in 1979, became a Fellow of the Royal College of Music in 1980 and was appointed CBE in 1983. John Scott was born in 1956 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, where he was a Cathedral chorister. In 1974 he became Organ Scholar at St John's College, Cambridge. On leaving Cambridge, he was appointed Assistant Organist at London's two Anglican Cathedrals, St Paul's and Southwark, eventually becoming Organist and Director of Music at St Paul's in 1990. He is now Director of Music at St Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York, and also enjoys an extensive career as an international concert organist. He was appointed a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO) in the New Year Honours List 2004. John Scott died in August 2015.show more

Table of contents

Lent Prose ; Civitas sancti tui (Bow thine ear, O Lord) ; Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake ; The Litany (BCP) ; The Litany ; Peccantem me quotidie ; Agnus Dei ; Like as the hart ; Drop, drop, slow tears ; Wash me throughly ; Christus factus est ; The Lamentation ; Jesu, grant me this I pray ; God so loved the world ; Ecce quomodo moritur justus ; Adoramus te, Christe ; God so loved the world ; The Feast of Palms ; Hosianna dem Sohne Davids ; Hosanna to the Son of David ; Ride on ; Ingrediente Domino ; Pueri Hebraeorum ; In the heart where love is abiding ; (a) Pange lingua (b) Of the glorious Body telling ; Tantum ergo ; Ave verum corpus ; A new commandment ; Sing, my tongue ; In the departure of the Lord ; Were you there? ; O vos omnes ; O mortal man ; Crux Fidelis ; Eheu, sustulerunt ; The Reproaches ; Popule meus ; Alleluia. Christus surrexit ; Psalm 114 ; Joy is come! ; Light of the World ; Most glorious Lord of life ; This joyful Eastertide ; Now the green blade riseth ; Christ the Lord is risen again! ; Surrexit Christus hodie ; Easter Anthems ; I saw water (Vidi aquam) ; The Easter Song of Praise ; Ye choirs of new Jerusalem ; O sons and daughters ; He is risenshow more

Review quote

Whether or not you like this sort of binding for choral copies, go and buy one for your organist who will love to have a copy that easily lies open flat (and, if they already have a copy, will not spurn a second copy to help with page turns). * James L Montgomery, Church Music Quarterly, March 2007 *show more