Journals Higher Education


Sheet Music

Published: 20 October 2020

Duration: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Easy - Moderately Difficult

104 Pages | 11.0 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9780193540439

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Bookseller Code (32)

Bob Chilcott


Vocal score

Forces or Category: Upper voices, SATB, and piano or 2 pianos & percussion

Orchestration: 1 pno, or 2 pnos and perc (IV) (mar; tbells, tri, wdbl; tam-t, bongs; timp, hi-hat, tom-toms)

  • A musical portrayal of the human life cycle across thirteen movements, from 'Birth' to 'Adulthood' and 'Old Age'
  • Texts inspired by the poetry (translated) of North-American indigenous tribes
  • Tender solo melodies contrasted with glorious full choir moments
  • Rehearsal piano part also suitable for performance, forming 1-piano version
  • Upper-voices part available separately
  • Performance materials available on hire

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