A Little Christmas Mass

Year of composition
2016
Lyricist
Charlotte Roberts
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
8 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts

A beautiful contemporary Christmas Mass for SSA plus Solo Soprano and Piano. Written in British Contemporary style mixing the traditional Christmas Liturgy with English text this Mass starts with a low key Kyrie, before moving through an uplifting Gloria, to a slower Credo, a faster paced Holy, Holy and finally easing into a beautiful warm slow Sanctus to round the piece off. This will challenge your choir and provide them with a beautiful alternative to traditional masses. About 10 mins in length it fits comfortably with your Christmas repertoire. It will provide a challenge but is possible with a good community choir which was who it was performed with originally. Although utilising Christian Liturgy it is suitable for any Christmas concert and will be a worthy addition for any choir or choral group

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