Olivia Sparkhall

Dona Nobis Pacem

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Beschreibung

Komponist
Olivia Sparkhall
Texter
old sacred text
Verleger
Olivia Sparkhall
Genre
Klassische Musik / Chormusik
Instrumentierung
Gemischter Chor: Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass
Partitur für
Chor
Art der Partitur
Singpartitur
Länge
3'20"
Sprache
Latein
Schwierigkeitsgrad
Mittel
Jahr der Komposition
2018
Beschreibung
In 2018 Cappella Nova held a competition inviting women composers to submit a score for an a cappella work setting the text ‘dona nobis pacem’. The competition was to mark 100 Years of Female Suffrage and The Centenary of the Armistice of WW1. The winning piece was to be performed alongside Robert Carver’s Mass, L’Homme armé. This piece was short-listed in the competition.

Robert Carver was the only British composer to base a Mass-setting on the medieval European ‘pop’ song L’Homme armé. In light of this, I have taken the ‘dona nobis pacem’ from Carver’s Missa L’Homme armé as a literal starting point. The piece is enveloped in the sound-world of Carver, whilst embracing more contemporary choral sounds, to give a sense of it being as much about the ‘here and now’ as a homage to the past. Dona nobis pacem is suffused with direct quotes from the medieval song L’Homme armé, albeit in a harmonic language which is at once contemporary whilst also harking back to the parallel harmony of the distant past.
Datum des Uploads
31 Mrz 2019

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