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Christus petra : for unaccompanied voice

by Nigel Butterley (1962)

Also known as: Song of Christ the rock

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Christus petra : for unaccompanied voice [baritone] / music by Nigel Butterley.

Version: This product features the Solo Baritone version of this work

Library shelf no. 783.885525/BUT 2 [Not for loan]

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Work Overview

Written in 1962 while the composer was studying with Priaulx Rainier in London. The Biblical text is from Isaiah 28:16 and Romans 9:33. Other elements are taken from an American Shaker hymn. The work was revised in 1984.

Work Details

Year: 1962

Instrumentation: Unaccompanied voice (C-G treble clef for soprano and tenor voices).

Difficulty: Advanced

Published in 2000 by Hovea Music Press as Song of Christ the Rock.


Performances of this work

18 Nov 2011: at Lunchtime Recital - Eric Christopher Perry and Bronwyn Blaiklock (Oddie Room, Art Gallery of Ballarat). Featuring Eric Christopher Perry.

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