Renforth Music

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  • James Fogarty BIO
  • SSATB a cappella with Piano Reduction
  • RM ACH 044
  • $3.50
  • Duration: TBD
  • Published: 2010

composer's comments

Keeping with the tradition of choral church music, I wanted to keep the ebb and flow of Gregorian melodies present throughout the piece. I also wanted to explore the possibilities afforded by the medium of equal voices: starting in unison, slowly expanding, eventually reaching much greater heights later in the piece. Most important, however, was the text: I considered it very carefully while writing the work, attempting to paint a musical image of the words. Above all, I strove to reflect the core of the prayer in every musical phrase: Sing, my tongue, the Saviour’s glory.