Jonathan Harvey: Come, Holy Ghost

Books | SATB

Publisher: Faber Music
Composer: Jonathan Harvey
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

The text of this work is by Bishop J Cosin, based on Veni Creator Spiritus. The music is based on a pentatonic chord throughout, and reflects the floating rhythms of plainchant. The piece builds to a wonderful and ecstatic climax using a set of aleatoric overlapping vocal phrases. Commissioned by 1984 Southern Cathedrals Festivaland first performed at Winchester Cathedral in June 1984. The piece is for an unaccompanied SATB choir of at least sixteen voices.

ISBN: 9780571508556
Skill Level: Advanced Explain this
Published on: 23 May 1986
No of pages: 20
Language: English
Catalogue No: 0571508553

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