Anima Christi - Justin Breame

Duration: 5'40"
Ensemble: SATB double choir unaccompanied
Grading: Medium
CMP233 Full score £3.50

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This warm and atmospheric setting of the classic eucharist text makes full use of the double choir, yet is still moderate in terms of difficulty. Would work equally well as a concert piece or for church services. First performed on 15th June 2017 for the Feast of Corpus Christi, by the Norwich Cathedral choir directed by Ashley Grote.

It is suggested that there should be no fewer than two singers to a part to allow for the occasional divisions later in the piece. Overall, the piece should be calm, with attention given to the dynamic of the overlapping chords of the two choirs.