De Profundis - A Festival Anthem
|Lyricist ||old sacred text, Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson|
||Organ, Soprano, Baritone, Mixed choir
|Type of score||Full score|
|Year of composition
|For Soprano and Baritone soloists, SATB (div.) choir and organ or orchestra:
Out of the Deep (Psalm 130)
Lord, Let me know mine End
(Psalm 39 vs.5-7, 15)
In Memoriam F.A.S.
Let Every Thing that hath Breath
(Psalm 150 vs.6; 13:6; 52:9-10; 47:6-7)
A through-composed, festive choral work setting words from the Book of Psalms and poems by Robert Louis Stevenson. This Festival Anthem last 22 minutes, and would suit a diocesan choral festival service. Originally conceived to be a partner work to Fauré's Requiem, there is also an orchestral version near completion. The première will be given by the choirs of St Andrew's Church of Scotland, Brussels. Other choirs wishing to perform, please contact the composer.