Composition Spotlight -Agnus Dei (Mass for Choir and Orchestra)
Date: March 6, 2016
COMPOSITION SPOTLIGHT ~ by Jack Senzig
(The Composition Showcase is a unique resource for conductors. Choral composers are allowed to share only a few of their best works. Each week we offer you the best of the best on a silver platter. The Silver Platter Award winners are works that your choirs will love to sing and your audiences will love to hear)
Silver Platter Award Winner:
Agnus Dei from Mass for Choir and Orchestra SATB and orchestra (Click here for PDF and here for AUDIO)
Level: High School or Higher
Uses: General Concert
Program Themes: Mass Settings, Latin, Tradition
This Piece Would Program Well With: He Watching Over Israel by Felix Mendelssohn available from JWPepper and Sheet Music Plus.
Video URL: https://youtu.be/-au-tAAKVkk
This is a new and brilliant mass setting. Only the very moving Agnus Dei is presented here in print but the entire mass is given in the video. It is filled with the variety and contrast inherent in the text and flows smoothly from movement to movement. I love this piece!
Mass for Choir and Orchestra is available from MusicNeo http://www.musicaneo.com/sheetmusic/sm-235174_mass_for_choir_and_orchestra.html#235174