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hours of the day

Digital Sheet Music [PDF]: Score

The hours of the day : for 2 sopranos, 2 mezzo-sopranos, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets [eScore] / by Jennifer Fowler.

by Jennifer Fowler (1969)

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  • Instrumentation: 2 sopranos, 2 mezzo-sopranos, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets.
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The Hours of the Day is a setting of Latin prayers for the passing hours. It is scored for 4 female singers, 2 oboes and 2 clarinets. The voices and instruments are combined in various ways: sometimes the four voices together contrasting with the 4 woodwind instruments; and sometimes one voice partnered with each instrument.

The piece was written in 1969, and won an international prize given by the Academy of the Arts, Berlin.
Jennifer Fowler

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 digital (PDF) facsimile score (31p. -- B4 (landscape))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 10 mins

Contents note:

Lauds -- Prime -- Terce -- Sext -- None -- Vespers -- Compline -- Matins.

First performance Nov 70. Academy of the Arts, Berlin, Germany

Text from 'Little breviary of Stanbrook Abbey'.

Shared 1st prize in International Composers' Prize from Academy of the Arts, Berlin, 1970.

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.


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