HYMN (from "A Song, a Hymn & a Chant") lg. orch.

Year of composition
1987
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
6 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Orchestra
Instrumental parts
Not available

[PLAY MP3 PLEASE] HYMN is from my orchestral piece "A SONG, A HYMN and a CHANT" first performed by Lukas Foss and the Brooklyn Philharmonic in 1987/8. There is an extensive organ part which unfortunately had to be played on a synthesizer (DX7!)as the house organ was unavailable. Thus the nobility of expression I was trying to get across doesn't succeed in this recording. Well, never mind…

When tranferring the score to Sibelius I took advantage of the ensuing 15 years of experience and revised the orchestration a bit. JAG

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