Descant to ’Quem Pastores’ (Jesus, good above all other)

Composer
Anon.
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This arrangement was composed for the St Teilo Singers' 2014 summer tour to Ripon Cathedral and was sung at Choral Eucharist on 24th August. If you don't have a choir to sing the descant, you can play the organ part as a last verse arrangement. If you perform this piece, please do let me know. I love to hear about performances of my music, wherever they are in the world.


Score ID
154783
Composer
Anon.
Year of arrangement
2014
Lyricist
Percy Dearmer
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
1 minute
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Genre
Classical music
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