Karl Jenkins: For The Fallen

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Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Composer: Karl Jenkins
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

From the composer of The Armed Man a new setting of Laurence Binyon's iconic poem of remembrance. A simple but stirring anthem interwoven with the Last Post, the piece opens, as does the poem, in a mood of proud thanksgiving, and then builds towards a powerful and perfectly judged climax, monumental but not over-stated.

First performed at the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall, London, 13 November 2010. Featured on the 10th anniversary edition of The Armed Man (EMI Classics CD). Orchestral materials available on hire. Suitable for intermediate standard choirs of all sizes.

ISBN: 9790060123146
Published on: 18 February 2011
No of pages: 8
Language: English
Catalogue No: M060123146

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      Isle of Wight GB
      We will be singing this work at the end of our November concert. It fits beautifully with the Remembrance theme.
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      Confirmed purchase: 11 April 2018
      Published on: 25 April 2018

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      Hamilton, New Zealand GB
      Certainly gave us what we wee looking for for an Anzac concert.
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      Confirmed purchase: 29 November 2013
      Published on: 24 June 2014
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      South Staffordshire GB Sing & love music
      A piece that can be used at very many concerts. Especially poignant as the WW1 commemorations are important this year. But will always be a good piece to include in repertoire.
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      Confirmed purchase: 11 April 2014
      Published on: 22 June 2014

      Musicroom Reviews

      Excellent delivery as usual. The piece is a beautiful arrangement of the poem in satc but it would be possible to use to the melodic line for a young choir.
      Anonymous - (Widnes, United Kingdom)

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