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Blessed Are They (SSAAT[T]BB)

Composer
Year of composition
2002
Lyricist
anon.
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Choir
Instrumental parts
Not available

This piece was written for a choir who was up for a challenge and asked me to write a setting of the Beatitudes. As the Beatitudes move textually from suffering to blessing, so the piece moves from minor to major and stillness to movement.

PERFORMANCE NOTE: This piece should be sung with the rhythms of chant, not driven, but not slow.

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