Howard Skempton: He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven


Catalogue No: R3915
Composer: Howard Skempton
He Wishes For the Cloths of Heaven is a memorable and beautiful choral song by English composer Howard Skempton. Written for Double Mixed Choir (SSAATTBB) with divisions, the piece is intended to be performed a cappella, though a keyboard reduction is included for rehearsal purposes.

Based on a text by Irish poet William Butler Yeats, it is an elegant and moving secular choral work piece. It was written for the Belfast Philharmonic Society and first performed in the Waterfront Hall in 2000.
ISBN: 9780193439153
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 22 April 2004
Length: 4
Language: English