The second of the Three Songs of Isaiah is a choral scherzo. Dirksen omitted the Gloria Patris from these canticles but couldn’t resist adding a characteristic AMEN to this one.
D No: 316
Text - Author or Scripture: BCP Canticle 10
Performing Forces: SSAATTBB
Date Published: FL 82
Date of Composition: 1982
Dedication: for the Rt. Rev. John T. Walker, with love
Notes: Composed for the choir of St. Thomas Church, New York City sing at the opening service of the 1982 American Guild of Organists convention in the Cathedral, Gerre Hancock director.
Audio of the first performance courtesy of Michael Barone.
Categorized as: Canticles & Liturgies Published Works
Tagged as: a cappela, anthem, canticle, SATB