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The Rider of the Sky

Composer
Year of composition
2006
Lyricist
Psalm 68:32-35 and Psalm 113 paraphrase by James Siddons
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Other and Classical music
Instrumentation
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

"The Rider of the Sky" is a dramatic song for recital or worship performance in neo-Baroque style, with a recitative followed by an aria that is based on the Toccata in Widor’s Organ Symphony V. The piano accompaniment evokes the tone colors of the harpsichord and the pipe organ. The words are adapted from Psalm 68:32-35 and Psalm 118 by composer James Siddons. This is one of a series of works by composer James Siddons setting the Psalms to music in a variety of forms and styles.

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