The Canticle of Brother Sun : Vocal score
for SATB and organ This easy and accessible anthem sets a colourful text by St Francis of Assisi praising all God's works. Full of lively rhythms and vivid word-painting, this piece is great fun to sing.
- Sheet music | 12 pages
- 178 x 255 x 1mm | 30g
- 24 Oct 1996
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
The Canticle of Brother Sun has a really arresting opening, before embarking on its lively, rhythmical course. These words of St Francis of Assisi have long needed a convincing setting, and this pieces certainly fills the bill. It is not really difficult either, though the organist needs to be nimble. * CMQ April 97 * ... a lively and rhythmic setting * Choir and Organ Nov 97 * A spirited and dramatic setting by Grayston Ives of words by St Francis, The Canticle of Brother Sun, combines straightforward vocal lines and an exciting organ part to great effect. * Choir Schools Today 1998 *