David Fisher - The Angel Aria

The Angel Aria

Instrumentation

Soprano Solo, SATB & Organ

Recording, download - 8.86MB

David Fisher - The Angel Aria

Other Information

This anthem version of the "Angel Aria" is taken from the first movement of Laudate Dominum and was first performed at the memorial service for the composer´s mother, Jeanne Lewis Fisher [1927-2001] on 1st November 2001 at Castle Donington Methodist Church.

Soprano: Jenny Saunders

Chorus: Derby Choral Union, Daventry Choral Society & Kingfisher Chorale

Organ: David Johnson

This version with organ was also used as part of a performance given by the Leicester Bach Choir under Giles Turner in Leicester Cathedral, November 1999. The score is available from the composer.

The words are taken from Psalm 117:

Louez l’Eternal, vous toutes les nations, célébrez-le, vous tous les peuples! Car sa bonté pour nous est grande, et sa fidélité dure à toujours.

["O praise the Lord all ye nations: praise him all ye people. For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the Lord endureth for ever."]

A full description of the complete cantata is available by clicking here.

 

David Fisher - The Angel Aria

David Fisher - The Angel Aria