Category: MUSIC IN WORSHIP
Composer: Gwyneth Walker
Publisher: E.C. Schirmer/Chanticle Distributing
Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis 2002
R&R Chair Music in Worship
This setting of Psalm 23 is unusual and provocative. The first section is unison, moving to an SA/TB duet. Walker offers some interesting manipulation of repeated text and some lovely organ sounds to complement that text. Tenor and soprano sing a high A at one climactic moment and the piece ends on a long sustained chord with the choir in the higher part of their range (tenor on a high A). The organ part is integral to the piece. Difficulty: medium.