for SATB choir
Texts: Latin, ancient Egypt, Boethius & more
- Grace trad. latin text
- Divine Pymander ancient Egyptian, trans. D. Stoll
- Let thy Love Play Upon my Voice Tagore
- Da pater augustam Boethius trans. Hiscocks
- Dawn in Egypt D. Stoll
- My Beloved Spake Song of Songs
SATB a capella settings of the beautiful Latin grace spoken at Jesus College in Cambridge. This was premiered at the College’s Quincentenary celebrations on 27 April 1996. ‘Grace’ led the creation of five more miniatures using texts by Boethius, Tagore and ancient Egyptian sources.
DATE OF COMPOSITION
27 April 1996 (Grace World Premiere) Jesus College Choir
Jesus College, Cambridge
16 November 2003 (Da peter augustam World Premiere) Selwyn College Chapel Choir
Selwyn College, Cambridge
2008 (Grace) Trinity College Choir cond. Michael Leighton Jones
ABC TV production I.O.U Lloyd Rees produced by Anthony Wyzenbeek.
2009 Repeat TV broadcast
2013 (Grace, Dawn in Egypt & Let thy Love play upon my Voice) Berrima Singers cond. Christine Tilley
Gerringong Town Hall. Lloyd Rees Festival Gala Concert: Gerringong Music Club.