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A garland for St Francis : soprano with ensemble

by Betty Beath (2002, this version: 2003)

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garland for St. Francis


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A garland for St. Francis / Betty Beath.

Library shelf no. CD 1635 [Available for loan]

garland for St. Francis


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Work Details

Year: 2002, this version: 2003

Instrumentation: Soprano voice, flute, clarinet in B flat, vibraphone, violin, viola, cello, double bass.

Duration: 22 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: Introduction -- I had a dream -- Yes, my friends of Assisi, I have gone mad -- Francis and the leper -- Sermon to the birds -- How sweet to feel -- Psalm 96, 11/12 -- Meditation (for viola and cello) -- Soliloquy: Francis -- Prayer: St Francis.

Text of 'Yes, my friends of Assisi, I have gone mad' and 'How sweet to feel' by Carlo Carretto ; text of 'Sermon to the birds' by Giovanni Pascoli, translated by John Gransden, text of 'Francis and the leper' by Brother William SSF.

Individual movements may be performed separately.

Meditation is scored for viola and cello duo; Soliloquy is scored for soprano, vibraphone and cello.


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