Canticle of Mary

Canticle of Mary : Vocal score

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for women's voices (SSA) and piano duet (four hands) or chamber orchestra An unusually joyous setting in which straightforward vocal lines portray Mary's humility, and the accompaniment expresses exuberance and freedom of spirit. This is a strikingly original setting of the Canticle for concert rather than liturgical use. The orchestral accompaniment is available on hire.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 28 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 2mm | 85g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • 0193859858
  • 9780193859852

Review quote

'... the most captivating of all Christmas music reviewed so far this year ... This is a powerful piece simply arranged for the voices ...This is highly recommended for performance by advanced choirs. * Music Teacher Nov 97 * This is a joyful piece ... Choral and instrumental textures are imaginative and well integrated in a work suitable for either a concert or a religious setting * SMA Bulletin May 98 *
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About Libby Larsen

Libby Larsen (b. 24 December 1950, Wilmington, Delaware) is one of America's most prolific and most performed living composers. Her catalogue of over 200 works spans virtually every genre from intimate vocal and chamber music to massive orchestral and choral scores. Her music has been praised for its dynamic, deeply inspired, and vigorous contemporary American spirit. Constantly sought after for commissions and premieres by major artists and orchestras around the
world, Libby Larsen has established a permanent place for her works in the concert repertory.
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