The Marriage of True Minds

The Marriage of True Minds : Vocal score

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for SATB and piano or strings The Marriage of True Minds is an emotive setting of Shakespeare's Sonnet 116, a favourite text for weddings. Chilcott presents two distinct musical characters: the music for the first quatrain is warm, passionate, and optimistic, featuring changing metres and rich harmonies, while the music for the second and third quatrains is contemplative yet resolute, featuring running triplets in the accompaniment. The closing couplet is a fusion of both characters, leading to a heartfelt, touching finale. An accompaniment for strings is available on hire/ more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 20 pages
  • 111 x 268 x 2mm | 48g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193400561
  • 9780193400566

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 more