Distant Land

Distant Land : A prayer for freedom

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for SATB (with divisions) and piano This prayer for freedom was composed in 1990, in response to the demolition of the Berlin Wall and the release of Nelson Mandela from prison. An orchestral accompaniment is available on hire/rental, and a version of the piece for orchestra only is available on hire.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 12 pages
  • 178 x 242 x 1mm | 28g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193416565
  • 9780193416567

About John Rutter

John Rutter was born in London in 1945 and studied music at Clare College, Cambridge. His compositions embrace choral, orchestral, and instrumental music, and he has edited or co-edited various choral anthologies, including four Carols for Choirs volumes with Sir David Willcocks and the Oxford Choral Classics series. From 1975 to 1979 he was Director of Music at Clare College, and in 1981 he formed his own choir, the Cambridge Singers. He now divides his time between composition and conducting and is sought after as a guest conductor for the world's leading choirs and orchestras. John Rutter's music has been widely recorded and is available on many record labels including Universal, Naxos, and Hyperion. The Cambridge Singers have recorded many of John Rutter's works on the Collegium Records label.show more