Hymnus ante somnus : for SATB chorus
by Simon Reade (2002)
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Hymnus ante Somnus (translated, 'Before Sleep') is a short choral setting in Latin of the same text used in English by Don Kay in 1977 - a work which I conducted the premiere of in 2001. Hymnus ante Somnus has also been arranged by the composer for instrumental performance, with versions for saxophone quartet, clarinet quartet, brass quartet - all under the title 'Song'.
Instrumentation: SATB choir.
Duration: 4 min.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Don Kay
Written for: Tasmania University Musical Society Choir
from Two Songs on Latin Texts.
Performances of this work
15 Nov 2009: at Concert in St George's (St George's Anglican Church, Battery Point).
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