Settings for Remembrance Sunday and similar commemorative occasions

REMEMBRANCE

Eternal rest

Let light perpetual shine upon them

SSATB or SAATB 
Performances: Gaudeamus. Venues: Gloucester Cathedral.
World premiere: Gaudeamus. Gloucester Music Festival 2018 concert, Gloucester Cathedral. Jun 26th 2018. 
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. May 2018.

Justorum animae (2014, revd 2017)

The souls of the righteous

SSATB
Performances:  Cantabile Chamber Singers, Fisher Consort. Venues: Grace Church Toronto, St Katharine Cree London. Recordings: Concanenda (Cambridge choral scholars) for their 'In memoriam' EP.
World premiere: (first ed) Cantabile Chamber Singers, dir Cheryll Chung. Concert, Grace Church Toronto. Nov 7th 2014.
World premiere (of this slightly revised ed): Fisher Consort, dir Jonathan Schranz. Brandenburg Choral Festival concert, St Katharine Cree London. Sep 22nd 2017.
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. Sep 2017.

For the fallen (2010)

They shall grow not old

SATB
Performances: Exeter Cathedral choir, choir of St Michael and all Angels Mt Dinham Exeter. Venues: University of Exeter Great Hall, Exeter Cathedral Civic Service of Remembrance and Armistice Day concert 2014, and elsewhere.
World premiere: Choir of St Michael and all Angels Mt Dinham Exeter, dir Erika Borley. Devon County Festival of Remembrance 2012, University of Exeter Great Hall. Nov 8th 2012.
This recording: Exeter Cathedral choir (men and girls), dir Stephen Tanner. Armistice Day concert, Exeter Cathedral. Nov 2014.

Absalon fili mi (2015)
full choir ed.

King David laments the loss of his son Absalom

SATB with divisi
Performances: The King's Counterpoint. Venues: various services and concerts in Charleston SC including a 9/11 memorial concert at Grace Church Cathedral, Wells Cathedral and elsewhere.
World premiere: The King's Counterpoint, dir David Acres. Evensong, Wells Cathedral. Jul 13th 2016.
This recording: Composer's Choir, dir Daniel Shaw. Studio recording, Connecticut. Spring 2017.

Score: Published by Chichester Music Press.

Absalon fili mi (2015)
upper voices ed.

King David laments the loss of his son Absalom

SSAATT or SSSAAA
Performances: Contrapunctus Early Music. Venues: St John the Evangelist Cathedral Cleveland OH.
World premiere: Contrapunctus Early Music, dir David Acres. Concert, St John the Evangelist Cathedral Cleveland OH. Apr 15th 2016.
This recording: As above.

Score: Full choir edition published by Chichester Music Press.

And God shall wipe away all tears (2015)

Revelation 21:4

SSATB
Performances: Fisher Consort. Venues: St John at Hackney London.
World premiere: Fisher Consort, dir Jonathan Schranz. Concert, St John at Hackney, London. Jul 22nd 2016.This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. Dec 2018.

When you go home (2014)

The Kohima Epitaph

SATB with divisi
Performances: Cantabile Chamber Singers. Venues: Grace Church Toronto. Recordings: Concanenda (Cambridge choral scholars) for their 'In memoriam' EP.
World premiere: Cantabile Chamber Singers, dir Cheryll Chung. Concert, Grace Church Toronto. Nov 7th 2014. 
This recording: Concanenda (Cambridge choral scholars) for their 'In memoriam' EP, dir Alexandra Schwinn, produced Adrian Peacock. St Cyriacs Swaffham Prior Cambridge. Jun 2014.

 

GRAHAM KEITCH COMPOSER OF SACRED CHORAL MUSIC

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