Cecilia McDowall: Standing As I Do Before God

Books | Soprano, SATB

Composer: Cecilia McDowall
Series: New Horizons
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

Cecilia McDowall's Standing As I Do Before God for Soprano solo and SSATB unaccompanied.

Setting a text spoken by Nurse Edith Cavell on the eve of her execution in 1915 and re-fashioned by the poet Sean Street, McDowall has created a work of haunting beauty full of gently lamenting harmonies.The sombre subject matter makes the piece equally suitable for funerals and Remembrance Day celebrations. Standing As I Do Before God is featured on the CD A Multitude of Voices by the choir Sospiri on Convivium Records.

ISBN: 9780193407626
Published on: 26 June 2015
No of pages: 12
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9780193407626

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