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Carol to St. Stephen

for soprano, alto and tenor soloists and SATB choir

Year:  1975   ·  Duration:  10m

Year:  1975
Duration:  10m

Jack Body

Composer:   Jack Body

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Sample Audio

Sample: From 3:10 - 4:10

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A "deconstruction/recomposition" of a fifteenth century carol for 3 soloists and choir on the martyrdom of St Stephen. This dramatic work has become a standard text for study in schools through New Zealand. It has been recorded by the New Zealand National Youth Choir.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Bach Choir, Wellington

Text note

Based on Mediaeval Carol: Eya, martyr Stephane

Performance history

12 Jul 2009: NZ Youth Choir 30th Annivesary

02 Sep 2009: NZYC at Warkworth

05 Sep 2009: NZYC at Baradene

16 Jul 2010: NZYC: Sydney 2010

16 Jul 2010: RNZ Concert broadcast NZYC
Featuring: Radio New Zealand Concert

08 Aug 2010: BIG SING National Finale 2010

Performed by the Auckland Dorian Choir, conducted by Peter Godfrey

P: Carol to St Stephen; NZNYC c. Grylls

Performed by the New Zealand National Youth Choir/ Te Roopu Rangatahi Waiata o Aotearoa conducted by Karen Grylls

Performed by Viva Voce in 2005

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