O Lux Beata

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Written for a soprano buddy of mine. If all goes well, it will be premiered this fall. This text is for an evening worship service.

In this setting I was more interested in the vowel sounds and the mood of the text than the literal meaning of the text. Here is the translation:

O light… O blessed light…

O Trinity of blessed light, O Unity of princely might, the fiery sun now goes his way; shed thou within our hearts thy ray.

O blessed light of the Trinity Glory to the Father and to the Son… Holy Spirit…

O light…

(The mp3 was produced using Kontakt Gold. It sounds somewhat better than the midi reproduction.)

Score ID
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
5 minutes
Large mixed ensemble
Modern classical music

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