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Agnus Dei : (Do not stand at my grave and weep)

by Paul Stanhope (2016)

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Performance by Sydney Chamber Choir, Paul Stanhope from the CD Lux Aeterna

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Lux Aeterna : Sydney Chamber Choir / Paul Stanhope.

Library shelf no. CD 2884 [Not for loan]

Agnus Dei (Do not stand at my grave and weep)

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Agnus Dei (Do not stand at my grave and weep) : for SATB choir / Paul Stanhope.

Library shelf no. 782.55525/STA 7 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

This Agnus Dei setting interleaves the poem 'Do not stand at my grave and weep' into the traditional Mass movement in order to create a conversation between ritualised notion of the Latin text and the more personal text by Mary Elizabeth Frye. The piece employs multiple soli and small groups to create various textures within a chamber choir. Not suitable for a large choir.

Work Details

Year: 2016

Instrumentation: SATB choir with solo voices.

Duration: 6 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Advanced level chamber choir

Dedication note: Dedicated to the memory of Timothy Marks (1971-2016)

Commission note: Commissioned by Carl Crossin, Adelaide Chamber Singers with funds provided by Adelaide Chamber Singers Supporters' Fund.

First performance: by Adelaide Chamber Singers, Carl Crossin — 19 Nov 16. St Peters Cathedral, Adelaide

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2017 Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Vocal/Choral Finalist Paul Stanhope
2017 Art Music Awards: State Awards Winner: SA State Award Adelaide Chamber Singers for performance on 19 Nov 16
2017 Art Music Awards: Performance of the Year Finalist Adelaide Chamber Singers for performance on 19 Nov 16

Analysis

Resonate article: 2017 Art Music Awards finalists: comments by judging panels by Australian Music Centre

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Agnus dei by Paul Stanhope
 

Performances of this work

4 Aug 2018: at Dance | Chant : Celebrating Ross Edwards (City Recital Hall). Featuring Sydney Chamber Choir.

19 Nov 16: St Peters Cathedral, Adelaide. Featuring Adelaide Chamber Singers, Carl Crossin.

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