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Sheet Music

Published: 25 October 2018

Duration: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Moderately Difficult

Suitable For: Easter , Palm Sunday , Maundy Thursday , Lent , Good Friday

120 Pages | 11.0 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9780193523807

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Bookseller Code (32)

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Will Todd

Passion Music

Vocal score

Forces or Category: Female gospel soloist, SATB & jazz ensemble

Orchestration: pno, bass, drum kit, sax (sop/alto - 1 player), tpt, tbn, timp/perc

  • 40-minute work, highlighting different points in the Passion story
  • Continues the fusion of jazz and choral music so successfully blended in Todd's Mass in Blue
  • Plenty of expressive freedom for the female gospel soloist, who sings both with the choir and independently
  • Seven-part jazz accompaniment, presented as a piano reduction (for rehearsal only) in the vocal score

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