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Psalm 137 : for unaccompanied chorus

by Clare Maclean (2009)

Psalm 137


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Psalm 137 : for unaccompanied chorus / Clare Maclean

Library shelf no. 782.555294/MAC 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

This work sets Ps 137, vss 1-8, in Hebrew. It incorporates parts of the chorale melody, 'An Wasserflussen Babylon,' which sets the same psalm, and Schumann's piano piece, 'Von Fremden Landern und Menschen' (of foreign lands and peoples).

Work Details

Year: 2009

Instrumentation: SSSAAAATTBB choir.

Duration: 7 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by St Louis Chamber Chorus.. To recognise with thanksgiving the musical gifts of Cantor Seth Warner of Temple Shaare Emeth, and the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus (Philip Barnes, conductor), this Towdah was commissioned by Dick and Marilyn Brickson, May 2009.

First performance: by St Louis Chamber Chorus — 31 May 09. Christ the King Catholic Church, St Louis, Missouri, USA


Performances of this work

31 May 09: Christ the King Catholic Church, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Featuring St Louis Chamber Chorus.

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