The Book of New Canticles II is a collection of six new or recent settings of Canticles.
The Magnificat (the song of Mary) and Nunc Dimittis (the song of Simeon) are the most popular of the Evening Canticle texts. These settings would suit any adventurous choir looking for new repertoire for evensong as well as concerts, and other occasions.
This book includes:
- 6 settings by: Daniel Burges, Hilary Campbell, John Duggan, Jennifer Fowler, Jeremy Jackman, and Francis Pott
- Settings that have been composed between 2002 and 2011
- Mixed choir settings, unaccompanied
- 3 specially-commissioned setting (by Hilary Campbell, Jeremy Jackman, and Francis Pott)