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Brooks-Davies: Gabriel’s Greeting (SATB + keyboard)

Composer
DOUGLAS BROOKS-DAVIES
Year of composition
2005
Lyricist
Gospel of St Luke
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Other
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available
Related scores
Brooks-Davies: I Sing of a Maiden that is Makeless. SATB + keyboard, BROOKS-DAVIES: Advent Anthem (The Advent moon shines cold and clear) SATB a cappella. Revised 2014., Advent prelude on Let all mortal flesh keep silence (2 fl, viola, keyboard, guitar chording)., Brooks-Davies: Advent antiphon 4 O Key of David (English version) SATB choir + organ , Brooks-Davies: There is no rose of such virtue (second setting) SATB a cappella, Brooks-Davies: Lullay, Mine Lyking (SATB choir+ piano; same as preceding + flute + oboe obbligati), Brooks-Davies: Lullay, Mine Lyking (A Carol for Christmas) SATB choir + piano., Brooks-Davies: Ave Maris Stella (SATB choir + organ), Brooks-Davies: Alma Redemptoris Mater (SATB + organ), Brooks-Davies: Ave Maria (SATB choir + organ), Brooks-Davies: Gabriel’s Greeting (SSA choir plus keyboard), Brooks-Davies: Advent Antiphon 8 (O Virgo virginum) SATB choir a cappella, Brooks-Davies: Advent Antiphon 6 (O Rex gentium) SATB choir a cappella, Brooks-Davies: Advent Antiphon 7 (O Emmanuel) SATB choir a cappella, Brooks-Davies: There is no rose of such virtue (first setting) SATB choir + piano, Brooks-Davies: O magnum mysterium (SATB choir + organ; in Latin), Brooks-Davies: Advent antiphon 5 O Oriens (SATB choir a cappella), Brooks-Davies: Advent antiphon 3 (O Radix Jesse) SATB choir a cappella, Brooks-Davies: Advent antiphon 2 (O Adonai) SATB choir a cappella, Brooks-Davies: Advent Antiphon 1 (O Sapientia) SATB choir a cappella and Brooks-Davies: God be in my head (SATB choir + piano)

A simple setting of words taken from Luke 1:31-5. Ideal for Christmas or Lady Day, the piece has a gentle lilt, interrupted only by the brief central section (The Holy Ghost shall come), with its mysterious, unaccompanied, discords. I have also posted the original three voice version, which was for girls’/women’s voices.

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