Clement Jewitt - Invocations to Archangels

Invocations to Archangels


Counter-tenor, 2 tenors, baritone, AND S A T B chorus version

Recording, download - 7.94MB

Score, download - 0.03MB

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Text by the composer. Counter-tenor, 2 tenors, baritone (for the Orlando Consort, by courtesy of the Society for the Promotion of New Music). Duration c.7 . Performed by the Orlando Consort at Dartington (Aug. 2002). Choral version, SATB, performed by the Kingfisher Chorale, Leicester (Oct. 2003), and on later occasions. Quartet version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 Nov. 2002.

"The music is evocative and haunting ..." Shulamit Elson, author of Kabbalah of Prayer: sacred sounds and the soul s journey.

"[I] found myself listening utterly spellbound to something profoundly beautifu...l " Personal communication from aquaintance Sue Thoma.

"It seemed to me that, had he had access to modern composing techniques, William Byrd could have written this." Andrew Burniston, independent scholar.