Ave Verum Corpus : a cappella choir SATB : SATB choir
by Brett McKern (2000)
Library shelf no. 782.55525/MCK 5 [Not for loan]
This motet was written for the Choir of St James' Church, King, Street, Sydney and their Director of Music, David Drury. It was written in response to the need for more communion motets with texts proper to that great Christian celebration. The work uses a contemporary yet tonal harmonic language, tense and emotional as is the famous text.
Instrumentation: SATB a cappella.
Duration: 4 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Latin
Commission note: Written for David Drury & the Choir of St James' Church, King Street, Sydney
First performance: 2001. St James' Church, King Street, Sydney
Published separately and also as a set of three Latin motets with 'Ave Maria' and 'Salvator Mundi'.
- In the form/style of: Christian music
Performances of this work
9 Apr 06: St Finbar's Church, Glenbrook, NSW. Featuring The Cathedral Singers.
2001: St James' Church, King Street, Sydney
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