Song: Canticle of the Sun

Composer
Year of composition
1996
Lyricist
Les Emmans
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

This setting of a paraphrase of the famous prayer by St Francis of Assisi was written by the composer for his wife after they had made a visit together to the saint’s tomb at Assisi. It was first performed at Breadsall Parish Church Derbyshire by Margaret Emmans accompanied by the composer on a Technics keyboard using the guitar voice. This arrangement is intended for performance with guitar (and bass, if possible) but works well enough with any keyboard accompaniment.

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