CHOIR & ORCHESTRA

CHOIR & ORCHESTRA

REQUIEM was composed in 2006-2007. It is scored for:

Mixed Choir (SATB-divisi), Soprano solo & Bass solo, 2 Horns (in F), Timpani & Strings.

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Mixed Choir (SATB-divisi) Soprano & Bass solo and Organ (commissioned, composed & premiered in 2019)

Duration: c. 50 ‘

Lyrics: Excerpts from the traditional Latin Death Mass & poems by the Swedish author Bengt Pohjanen. Originally in Swedish. In the published edition there is an English adaption/version by John Hearne.

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I. INTROITUS

ST. JOHN PASSION was commissioned in 2014 by 13 parishes within The Church of Sweden and premiered during Passion time 2015 on all 13 locations.

It is scored for Mixed choir (SATB)

Four soloists (Soprano (Arias) Tenor (Evangelist) Baritone (Christ) Bass-baritone (Christ) baritone)

Wood wind quintet (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon) and Organ.

Duration: about 1 hour

Lyrics: The Passion story from The Gospel of St John and other sections. Some quotes from the Old Testament and texts from The official Swedish Hymn book.

It’s published in two versions: One in Swedish and one in English!

Composed 2003. World premier 4th of April 2004 – More information to follow

Commissioned, composed & premiered in 2009 – more information to follow.

Commissioned, composed & premiered in 2017 – more information to follow

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