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The Circle of Days

for SSA choir and piano

Year:  2002

Year:  2002

David Hamilton

Composer:   David Hamilton

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1-6

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This joyful and lively work is a song of thanks and praise for the many features of the world around us. The text is by Reeve Lindbergh, and is based on the well-known Canticle of the Sun attributed to St. Francis of Assisi. Musically the work features much use of syncopation and cross-rhythm, within a strongly tonal setting.

Commissioned note

Written for the Oulainen Youth Choir, Finland and conductor Tapani Tiril on the occasion of their 30th anniversary in 2002

Text note

Text by Reeve Lindbergh, based on Canticle of the Sun attributed to St Francis of Assisi