Choral Reflection on Amazing Grace - SSAA edition

Text Author: John Newton, John Rees

Arranged by: Roger Ames

Item #: G-7198     Status: Available

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A serious choral work for women’s chorus, dedicated to the children of the victims of 9/11. After the second stanza, a chorale-like Kyrie eleison section is introduced and is then juxtaposed with the tune on stanza 3, sung by the mezzo-soprano soloist. The work continues to develop in skillful ways that crescendo through ff alleluias, eventually diminishing to a pp “Was lost, but now I’m found.” Serious concert material.

Series: Evoking Sound, Evoking Sound

Text Source: Vv. 1–3, 5, John Newton, 1725–1807; v. 4, attr. John Rees, fl. 1859

Music Source: From Virginia Harmony, 1831

Number of Pages: 16

Vocal Forces: SSAA, Soprano Solo, Mezzo-Soprano Solo

Accompaniment: Piano

Language: English

Liturgical & Seasonal: OT 5 B, OT 6 B, OT 7 B, OT 23 B, OT 30 B, All Souls

Topical: Comfort, Funeral, Grace, Healing, Trust

Recommended Occasions: Order of Christian Funerals

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