Salvator Mundi : SATB choir
by Joseph Twist (2008)
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Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World) is a setting of a Latin sacred text which deals quite specifically with the redemption of the sins of man through the crucifixion of Christ. The work contrasts the ethereal with the dramatic by juxtaposing simple, luminous harmonies against rich, intense dissonance, thereby capturing the penitence and devotion of the text.
Instrumentation: SATB choir. (Piano part included for rehearsals only.)
Duration: 4 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Advanced harmonic language and slow, sustained singing.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Ralph Morton
Commission note: Commissioned by the Schola of St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral, Brisbane.
- Has as subject/About: Christian music
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