This powerful piece for advanced SATB (divisi) ensemble with piano accompaniment takes text from several Sacred Latin texts to paint the picture of King David's grief over the death of his son Absalom. This piece features a range of tempi, textures, and emotions - from pain, to anger, and finally, to hopefulness. Perfect as an exciting, and moving, festival piece.
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- Voicing: SATB divisi, tenor soloist
- Instrumentation: piano accompaniment
- Text Author: Latin Vulgate Bible, other sacred Latin texts
- Duration: 8:30 minutes
- Publisher: G. Schirmer Music
Winner of Compositional Awards.