David Fisher - My Choice Is Made

My Choice Is Made

Instrumentation

Choir - Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass

Recording, download - 2.77MB

David Fisher - My Choice Is Made

Other Information

Wedding motet [the first in a set of three] - written in 1997, first performed Leicester Cathedral, August 1997; first concert performance Leicester University Concert Series, November 1997; broadcast on BBC Radio, November 1998; broadcast on BBC 2, Boxing Day 1998.

Long as I live, my heart will never vary, For no one else, however fair or good, Brave, resolute, or rich of gentle blood, My choice is made, and I will have no other.

“Tant que je vive, mon cueur ne changera Pour nulle vivante, tant soit elle bonne ou sage Forte et puissante, riche de hault lignaige Mon chois est fait, aultre ne se fera”. [Medieval French]

Duration 2:00

Susan Digby [Sainsburys Choir of the Year Judge]: "This is a lovely piece which suits the choir to perfection. Lovely colours..."

 Jeremy Patterson [Sainsburys Choir of the Year judge]: "Emotionally rewarding experience"

Ralph Allwood [Sainsburys Choir of the Year judge]: "Beautifully sensitive..."

Gabriel Crouch [Sainsburys Choir of the Year judge]: "Lovely, warm, passionate...well written..."

Richard Morrison [Sainsburys Choir of the Year judge]: "Lush and pleasing ... and a lovely final cadence."

Joyce Parkin [Leicester Mercury - November 1997]: "...first concert performance was given to David Fishers My choice is made. This was a good experience."

Neil Crutchley [Leicester Mercury - November 11th 2009]: "...the ear is constantly beguiled by David Fisher’s trenchant use of rhythm and fertile melodic and harmonic imagination, as it is in his sensual wedding anthem, My choice is made."