Beatitudes

by Patrick Hawes

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Piano

Text Source: Matthew 5:3-10

Series: Walton

Difficulty Level: E/M

Description:

This extended work by British composer Patrick Hawes uses the eight verses of St. Matthew's Gospel that form the beloved Beatitudes. Consisting of eight movements that range from uncomplicated to militaristic in nature, Beatitudes explores the character of each verse through melody, texture, and style. The piano weaves throughout, an integral part of the soundworld and the drama.

Duration: Approx. 22 minutes

Recording Choir: Elora Singers; Noel Edison, conductor

Number of Pages: 48

Language: English

Format: Printed

SAMPLE AUDIO

TITLE
1
The Poor in Spirit
2
Those Who Mourn
3
The Meek
4
Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness
5
The Merciful
6
The Pure in Heart
7
The Peacemakers
8
Those Who Are Persecuted for Righteousness' Sake