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The Peacemakers

mixed choir (SATB), optional choir II (high voices) and ensemble
Product number: BH 12434
Edition: Klavierauszug
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Description

The Peacemakers sets words of peace from iconic, world-changing figures such as Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, along with other inspirational quotations of Mother Teresa, Albert Schweitzer, Anne Frank and the Dalai Lama. Also included are religious texts from the Bible, the Qur’an, St Francis of Assisi and Bahá’u’lláh, and the poetry of Shelley, Malory, Terry Waite and Carol Barratt. One line from the Persian mystic poet Rumi sums up the ethos of the work: ‘All religions, all singing one song: Peace be with you’. Scored for soprano solo, SATB chorus, optional SSA chorus, flute, guitar (acoustic, classical or fretless bass), strings & percussion, with optional soprano saxophone, brass, timpani, solo violin and organ/electronic keyboard. English & Latin text, with ‘peace’ in many languages. Performance materials available on hire. Recorded on EMI CD 50999 0 84378 2 2. Duration: 70'

Orchestral Cast

Flute (doubling piccolo and optional bass flute), 5-string fretless bass guitar (or classical or acoustic guitar), percussion (3), trings.

"Ethnic" percussion:
2 low floor tom-toms (different tensions), goblet drum (eg darbuca, tablas, bodhrán), tambourim, pandeiro or riq (tambourine may be substituted), bamboo chimes, mark tree

Standard percussion:
Glockenspiel, crotales, tubular bells, marimba, 2 tuned bells (E, B), triangle, snare drum, tenor drum, bass drum, tam-tam (low), cymbals, suspendetd cymbals

Optional instruments:
Descant recorder(s), tin whistle, uilleann pipes, soprano saxophone, 3 trumpets in Bb, 3 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, solo violin, organ or electric keyboard (doublin celesta)

Content

Contents
Preface
Text
Scoring
Performance notes
First recording details - 

The Peacemakers
Part I
Blessed are the peacemakers
Fanfara
Peace, peace!
I offer your peace
Inner peace
Healing Light: a Celtic prayer
Evening Prayer - 

Intermezzo
Solitude (optional
voices tacet)-

The Peacemakers
Part II

Fiat pax in virtute tua
He had a dream (Elegy for Martin Luther King Jr)
The Dove
The Peace Prayer of St Francis of Assisi
One Song
Let ther be justice for all
Dona nobis pacem
Anthem: Peace, triumphant peace

More Information

Title:
The Peacemakers
Language:
Latin, English
Edition:
Klavierauszug
Publisher/Label:
Boosey & Hawkes
Year of composition:
2011
Duration:
70 ′

Technical Details

Product number:
BH 12434
ISMN13:
979-0-060-12434-1
ISBN13:
978-0-85162-696-3
UPC:
884088667900
Weight:
0,33 kg
Pages:
140
Format:
18.5cm x 26cm
Binding:
Paperback/Softcover

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