Sheet Music: Score
Lamentations : for SAATB choir / Vaughan McAlley ; Lamentations 2:13-15.
by Vaughan McAlley (2012)
Lamentations is a setting of the second set of readings for Good Friday. The scoring is SATTB, but transposed down a fourth it can also be sung by men only (ATTBarB). The words are from Lamentations 2:13-15. Images with relevance to contemporary society include a depiction of a sea-breach inspired by the disastrous and unstoppable tsunami in Japan, and today's myriad of false prophets. Jerusalem being likened to a beautiful daughter who has lost her innocence is particularly poignant.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (16p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — Requires good tuning
First performance at Angeli Vocal Ensemble (Scots' Church (Melbourne)) on 15 Apr 2014
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