Of The Father's Heart Begotten - Gareth Hemmings

Duration: 2'30"
Ensemble: Upper voices unaccompanied
Grading: Easy/Medium
CMP223 Full score £2.50

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This setting for upper voices captures the mystery and simplicity of the text. The pedal hummed D should start imperceptibly, and the melody be performed with flexibility and freedom.

The solo line can be split between a number of voices and possibly spatially separated.

It is important that the music breathes and flows effortlessly.

This would make an atmospheric opening for an Advent carol service or service of Nine Lessons and Carols.