O Magnum Mysterium

for a cappella SATB choir
by  Sanford Dole

Using jazz-influenced harmonies Dole seeks to capture the mystery implied in the text. Adding the text Noe, and omitting the concluding O beata Virgo verse, the piece builds to a peppier Noel! section before returning to the opening O magnum music and leaving the audience with the quiet chords of the mystery of the scene at the birth of Jesus.

SKU: SDE-003 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Season or Event: Advent, Christmas
Descriptive Tags: Adoration, Christian, Liturgical text, Prayer, Scriptural text, Worship
Difficulty: Intermediate, Advanced Student, Advanced
Voicing: SATB
Instrumentation: A Cappella
Language: Latin
Sacred or Secular: Sacred

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