...and on earth, peace? : for SSATBarB chamber choir
by Carl Crossin (2013)
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...and on earth, peace? : for SSATBarB chamber choir / music by Carl Crossin ; poem by Patricia Beer.
Library shelf no. 782.5554/CRO 2 [Available for loan]
This work is based on the poem 'Christmas Carols' by English poet Patricia Beer and explores a darker side to Christmas rituals and traditions. Through both complimentary and unusual settings of the words of the poem, the work asks the question, "peace on earth? Really?" before providing its own answer to that question through the healing power of music.
Instrumentation: Soprano solo(s), SSATBarB chamber choir (with divisi).
Duration: 10 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Requires up to 14-part divisi at times
Written for: Adelaide Chamber Singers
Commission note: Composed for Adelaide Chamber Singers in 2013; revised in 2019
First performance: by Adelaide Chamber Singers — 30 Nov 13. Church of the Epiphany, Crafers, SA
Performances of this work
Unknown date: St. Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide, SA. Featuring Adelaide Chamber Singers.
30 Nov 13: Church of the Epiphany, Crafers, SA. Featuring Adelaide Chamber Singers.
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