This is the sixth movement of For a Breath of Ectasy and is scored for SATB chorus, oboe, and string quartet or piano. Using a lush accompaniment and homophonic choral writing, the music
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This first movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy has accessible choral parts and a very active accompaniment to open, representing the "my thoughts" part of the text. A contrasting middle section
The text of this lush tune emphasizes the universal message--finding the sacred in the present moment--that is appropriate not just during a particular season, but every day of the year. Gorgeous with or
This inspirational text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is framed with a rhythmic ostinato in a crisp a cappella setting. The piece may be performed SSA with optional solo or SSAA with equally divided voices,
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This final movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy begins rhythmically as the first movement did. In fact, the writing touches on moods and motives in many of the other six movements, although the
This second movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy is a cappella except for a short introduction and coda. The texture includes a soprano descant in the first and last sections. The middle section
Trotta's fiery setting of Manrique's passionate, poignant Spanish poem is uniquely coupled with an exciting, undulating accompaniment. In addition to exploring multiple tonal colors, it allows for
After a calm start in this fourth movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy, a rhythmic motive begins in the bass clef of the accompaniment and intensifies as the singers enter with the first statement
In this fourth movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy, the instrumental introduction leads to a completely a cappella setting of this Sara Teasdale text. This movement is slow, lyrical and hymn
Inspired by Psalm 133, composer Michael John Trotta has written a lovely a cappella piece that celebrates the unity of brotherhood among all people. This calm, sonorous work is the perfect choice for a
This energetic original work is a testament that "Love conquers all, therefore let us surrender to love!" In Latin, with pronunciation guide and translation included, this festival work may be performed a
Incorporating the chant melody from the Introit of the Requiem in the Liber Usualis with a unique juxtaposition of that requiem text and the modern E.E. Cummings poem i carry your
This work is an energetic reimagining of timeless text and tune from the 12th-century poet, composer, and philosopher Hildegard of Bingen. The marriage of the Caritas Abunda chant with a text taken
This SSAA setting of a Sara Teasdale text is set completely for unaccompanied voices. The text, "Peace flows into me..." is introduced on a single note, gently expanding to a fuller sonority. The next
A flowing accompaniment and lyrical vocal lines deliver this reassuring text, "God shall wipe away all of their tears and death shall be no more." The sixth movement from Light Shines in the
The exciting rhythmic underpinning of the choir lays a energetic foundation for a enchanting melody that breathes life into a timeless text. The piece highlights the text "when all hate is turned to love,
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