Choral (SATB Choir)
A Service for Tenebrae. Composed by John Purifoy. Brookfield Easter Choral. Cantata, Good Friday, Maundy Thursday, Sacred, Tenebrae. Softcover. 64 pages. Published by Brookfield Press (HL.151561).
Item Number: HL.151561
ISBN 9781495046742. 6.75x10.5 inches. Pamela Stewart/John Purifoy.
The writing team of John Purifoy and Pamela Stewart have crafted a brief work for Maundy Thursday or Good Friday, suitable for use as a Tenebrae service. Told from the historical perspective of the Gospels, as well as from the Old Testament laments that foreshadow them, Lamentations of the Lamb takes us on a journey through the final days in the life of Christ. Each anthem itself is a plaintive lament taken from these combined narratives. With a final stirring lamentation offered by creation, here is a powerful ending to Holy Week in preparation for Easter.
Songs include: A Gathering of Shadows; The Table of Forgiveness; Forsaken in the Garden; In the Twilight of My Sorrow; Come, Ye Disconsolate; Lamentation for the Lamb. Score and parts (fl, ob, vc) available on CD-ROM.