Music for Cantor (unspecified voice with organ)
by Brett McKern (2003)
Works for Cantors and organists in the Catholic Church tradition. These works fill a need in the repertoire for motets for competent musicians to sing when fulfiling this liturgical role, providing music other than the simple congregational music normally used.
Instrumentation: Solo voice and organ, optional congregational part in Gloria.
Duration: 15 min.
Contents note: 1. Jesu, the very thought of Thee -- 2. Lord, Be Thy Word My Rule -- 3.Lumen -- 4. O Sacrum Convivium -- 5. Praise the Lord -- 6. The Lord is Risen -- 7. Gloria.
Commission note: O Sacrum Convivium commissioned by baritone Kurt Ison
First performance: 20 Sep 09. St John’s Church Gordon, NSW
Dedication notes: 'Jesu, the very thought of thee': For Jason Clayton, Cantor, St Peter Julian's Church, Sydney. 'Lord, be thy Word my Rule': Written for D.J. Mackay Sim and the King's School Chapel Choir (Sydney) for the Induction by the Archbishop of Sydney of the School Chaplain, 13th October, 1994. 'Lumen': For the Choir of Strathfield Uniting Church (Carrington Avenue). 'O Sacrum Convivium': For Kurt Ison, Cantor, St Peter Julian's Church, Sydney. 'Praise the Lord': For 'Church Music Notes', a publication of the Uniting Church in Australia NSW Synod Church Music Committee. 'The Lord is Risen': For Jason Clayton, Cantor, St Peter Julian's Church, Sydney.
- In the form/style of: Christian music
Performances of this work
27 Sep 09: St John’s Church, Gordon, NSW
20 Sep 09: St John’s Church Gordon, NSW
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