Sheet Music: Score
The hours of the day / by Jennifer Fowler.
by Jennifer Fowler (1969)
The Hours of the Day is a setting of Latin prayers for
the passing hours. It is scored for 4 female singers, 2 oboes and
2 clarinets. The voices and instruments are combined in various
ways: sometimes the four voices together contrasting with the 4
woodwind instruments; and sometimes one voice partnered with each
The piece was written in 1969, and won an international prize given by the Academy of the Arts, Berlin.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (31p. -- B4 (landscape))
Duration: 10 mins
Lauds -- Prime -- Terce -- Sext -- None -- Vespers -- Compline -- Matins.
First performance Nov 70. Academy of the Arts, Berlin, Germany
Text from 'Little breviary of Stanbrook Abbey'.
Shared 1st prize in International Composers' Prize from Academy of the Arts, Berlin, 1970.
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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