Even-song : Vocal score

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for SATB unaccompanied and soprano solo
This gentle and reflective piece sets the George Herbert text 'Blest be the God of love'. The poet's intense imagery is enhanced by expressive cross-rhythms and harmonies enriched by split alto and bass lines, in a setting suitable for evening service or concert performance.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 12 pages
  • 179 x 254 x 3mm | 30g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193433397
  • 9780193433397
  • 2,167,217

Review quote

Two new well-crafted anthems by Bob Chilcott are within the grasp of any amateur choir . . . My preference, though, is for the a cappella setting of George Herbert's Even-song, whose lilting triple-time metre contains rhythmic variety used with panache. * Peter Dale, Choir and Organ July 06 *
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About Bob Chilcott

Bob Chilcott has been involved with choral music all his life, first as a Chorister and then a Choral Scholar at King's College, Cambridge. Later, he sang and composed music for 12 years with the King's Singers. His experiences with that group, his passionate commitment to young and amateur choirs, and his profound belief that music can unite people, have inspired him both to compose full-time and, through proactive workshopping, to promote choral music
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