- for SATB soloists, SATB choir, flute and piano
- 20' 00"
- Seven songs: Rise Up my love (soprano and choir); View mee Lord (tenor solo); The Mystic's Prayer (choir); Love lives beyond the tomb (contralto solo); Wisdom (choir); I saw the throng (bass solo); I who am the beauty (soloists and choir)
|Score (275k)||Pages 1-3, 19-20, 28-29, 46||© Helen Caskie|
|Score (103k)||Pages 1-2 of "View mee Lord"||© Helen Caskie|
|Score (145k)||Pages 59-60 (View mee Lord)||© Helen Caskie|
Commissioned by the Palmerston North Choral Society to commemorate Women’s Suffrage Year 1993. Scored for SATB choir with SATB soloists, flute and piano, the songs are ecstatic in nature with words from the Song of Solomon, Thomas Campion, Fiona McCloud, John Clare, and Alice Meynell. The work requires an average ability choir and very competent flute and piano players; it celebrates the human spirits’ ability to praise, be joyful and live with love and mystery.
- Text Note:
- Texts are from Song of Solomon; Thomas Campion; Fiona McCloud; John Clare; Wisdom of Solomin; Alice Meynell; Trad
- Commissioned by the Palmerston North Choral Society with the support of the 1993 Suffrage Centennial Year Trust Whakatu Wahine in association with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and Prof. Mary D. Earle of Palmerston North
|15 Sep 2010||
Performed by Gaye Carrinton-Smith (soprano), Pauline Rowe (contralto) and Guy Donaldson (piano) at Messey University Auditorium (Turitea) in Palmerston North
View Me Lord and Love Lives Beyond the Tomb only