Hymn for Saint Brigid : for SATB choir, a cappella
by Jennifer Fowler (2002)
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A Hymn for Saint Brigid was commissioned by the Fondazione Donne in Musica in Italy, for the 700th anniversary of the birth of Saint Brigid in 1302. The celebrations for Saint Brigid, the founder of the Brigidine Order, were held in Rome and the Vatican City in October 2002, in combination with a symposium focussing on the role of women as composers of sacred music.
The text is a Latin poem written in praise of Saint Brigid in 1391, not long after her death.
Instrumentation: SATB choir.
Duration: 4 min.
Commission note: Original version commissioned by Fondazione Adkins Chiti, for St Brigid Symposium, Rome, 2002
First performance: by Coro dei Fiorentini — 4 Oct 02. St Brigid Symposium, Palazzo della Cancelleria, Rome, Italy
Text is from a Latin poem written in praise of Saint Brigid in 1391, not long after her death.
- In the form/style of: Hymns
Performances of this work
4 Oct 02: St Brigid Symposium, Palazzo della Cancelleria, Rome, Italy. Featuring Coro dei Fiorentini.
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