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Remember... By Antony Pitts
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A song for low bass and piano setting the poignant and powerful words of the Preacher in Ecclesiastes 12:1-8 - "Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come... More > and the years approach when you will say, 'I find no pleasure in them'..." First sung publicly by the composer's father David Pitts.< Less
A Thousand Years By Antony Pitts
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A millennial anthem commissioned for James O'Donnell & the Choir of Westminster Cathedral. Like BCAD (written the same year for the Swingle Singers), this motet is in two halves separated by a... More > pause, or possibly even by other music or events in a service or recital. It takes as its starting-point the biblical concept of God's relationship with time and eternity - "with the Lord a day is like a thousand years and a thousand years like one day" - and incorporates a further patchwork of texts that refer both to Christ's first coming as a babe in Bethlehem two thousand years ago, and to His promised second coming at the end of the age. The first half of the motet is slow, the second a fast exploration of the same musical material. First performed at Westminster Cathedral on 17 & 21 December 2000, conducted by Martin Baker; duration: c.8'. A recording by TONUS PEREGRINUS directed by the composer is available on the album Alpha and Omega (Hyperion CDA67668).< Less
Why restless, why cast down? By Antony Pitts
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A setting of a 1760 metrical version of Psalm 42 'As pants the hart for cooling streams', commissioned by Catherine Clover for first performance and recording by the Choir of New College directed by... More > Robert Quinney, to be featured on the soundtrack for the novel The Templar's Garden. This hymn may also be sung congregationally to the setting of verse 1 with the optional descant; in its complete version the hymn incorporates verses for Decani and Cantoris, for SATB soloists, and for both lower and then upper voices.< Less
Missa Unitatis - Credo [double-choir edition 2016] By Antony Pitts
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The uptempo Credo as recorded under Stephen Layton from the first new mass setting to have been commissioned by the Illustre Lieve Vrouwe Broederschap (founded in 's-Hertogenbosch in 1318) in almost... More > 500 years - this 'Mass of Unity' is designed to be performed by two choirs separately and/or together.< Less
These Three Remain... By Antony Pitts
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A sonata for viola and piano in three interlinked movements, arranged from a 'cello sonata of the same name with a symbolic basis in the words from the end of 1 Corinthians 13: "These three... More > remain: faith, hope, and love, these three, but the greatest of these is love." It is entirely written in the composer's own rainbow mode - based approximately on the first seven distinct tones in the harmonic series as well as the additional two notes from the octatonic scale, i.e.: C, D, E, F#, G, A, Bb, Db, Eb - but each movement is in a different transposition. This printed volume contains both the viola part, and the combined viola & piano score. http://antonypitts.klangr.com/work.aspx?ID=59971< Less
Missa Unitatis [double-choir edition 2016] By Antony Pitts
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The first new mass setting to have been commissioned by the Illustre Lieve Vrouwe Broederschap (founded in 's-Hertogenbosch in 1318) in almost 500 years. Inspired by the Brotherhood's uniquely... More > balanced membership - precisely as many Protestants as Roman Catholics (thus acknowledging the Church's need for unity while simultaneously exposing the present lack of it) - this 'Mass of Unity' is designed to be performed by two choirs separately and/or together. In the tradition of Ockeghem's Missa Prolationum and Missa Cuiusvis toni, the conceit is that there exists an invisible source - an original score - of which the two versions are radically different editions, thus playing with the tension between intention and interpretation, original and modern notation. The musical magic is that these two versions can also be sung together - as in this new double-choir edition. The difficulty level varies between movements from moderate to virtuosic.< Less
St Pancras Canticles (Te Deum, Magnificat, Nunc dimittis - a5) By Antony Pitts
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Commissioned by and first performed at the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3's Choral Evensong, these virtuosic 5-part settings of the Te Deum, the... More > Magnificat, and the Nunc Dimittis by British composer Antony Pitts are suited for liturgical and concert performance.< Less
Seven Letters By Antony Pitts
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The words of the Seven Letters from the Book of Revelation are over 1900 years old, yet speak with a remarkably contemporary voice. The Laodiceans, the last of the seven churches addressed, think... More > they are rich in worldly terms, but do not realize that spiritually they are “wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked”. Each of these letters is declaimed by a solo – at times virtuosic – voice (originally written for individual members of the ensemble TONUS PEREGRINUS and recorded on Hyperion CDA67507), and each letter ends with the urgent refrain: “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the Churches”. The cover painting is by David Jenks: 'Finale'.< Less
Missa Unitatis By Antony Pitts
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[see also: http://www.lulu.com/shop/antony-pitts/missa-unitatis-double-choir-edition-2016/paperback/product-22536673.html] The first new mass setting to have been commissioned by the Illustre Lieve... More > Vrouwe Broederschap (founded in 's-Hertogenbosch in 1318) in almost 500 years. Inspired by the Brotherhood's uniquely balanced membership - precisely as many Protestants as Roman Catholics (thus acknowledging the Church's need for unity while simultaneously exposing the present lack of it) - this 'Mass of Unity' is designed to be performed by two choirs separately and/or together. Somewhat in the tradition of Ockeghem's Missa Prolationum and Missa Cuiusvis toni, the conceit is that there exists an invisible source - an original score - of which the two versions are radically different editions, thus playing with the tension between intention and interpretation, original and modern notation. The musical magic is that these two versions can also be sung together.< Less
Christe, der du bist Tag und Licht By Antony Pitts
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The Orgelbüchlein Project (http://www.orgelbuechlein.co.uk/) is a long-term project to complete the unfinished portion of J S Bach’s collection known as Orgelbüchlein (Little Organ... More > Book). The project has been conceived by the organist William Whitehead, and will involve collaboration from composers all round the world. The eventual goal is publication and recording of the ‘complete’ Orgelbüchlein, a twenty-first century act of homage to Bach, containing a range of new pieces from beginner’s level to recital standard. This dazzling chorale prelude is Antony Pitts's contribution to the project.< Less