Organ, Brass Quintet, Timpani, Soprano Voice, Baritone Voice, Choir, SATB - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Carson Cooman (1982-). 21st Century, Christian, Spiritual, Sacred, Classroom. Score. 28 pages. Musik Fabrik Music Publishing #mfcc186cs. Published by Musik Fabrik Music Publishing (S0.27757).
Item Number: S0.27757
The Litany of Light (2007) for SATB choir, baritone and soprano soloists, brass quintet, timpani, andorgan was commissioned by The Memorial Church at Harvard University in celebration of its 75thanniversary (1932–2007) and is dedicated to the Harvard University Choir, Edward Elwyn Jones,Gund University Organist and Choirmaster.The text, written by American poet Elizabeth Kirschner, is a joyous celebration of the past, present,and future of faith, experience, and history. The musical centerpiece of the work is hymn-like settingof a stanza (beginning “Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul!”) from the extended poem TheChambered Nautilus of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894), chosen specifically to represent the75th anniversary of The Memorial Church at Harvard by Peter J. Gomes, Plummer Professor ofChristian Morals and Pusey Minister in The Memorial Church.
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