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King's Singers: The Quiet Heart: Choral Essays Vol 1

Song NameArranger
All For TheePhilip Lawson
By His HandPhilip Lawson
Christ's PartPhilip Lawson
Even MePhilip Lawson
Grant Us Thy PeacePhilip Lawson
His ProvisionPhilip Lawson
Home To Thee (From Reflections)Philip Lawson
In The Secret Of Thy PresencePhilip Lawson
Intercede, O LordPhilip Lawson
The Quiet HeartPhilip Lawson
Spirit DivinePhilip Lawson
To The HillsPhilip Lawson
When We Cannot See Our WayPhilip Lawson

From the King's Singers' exquisite album The Quiet Heart - Choral Essays Volume 1, drawn from the sacred repertoire of the Salvation Army, these 13 selections are a reflective musical journey into the spirit. The invitation to perform in March 2005 as guest of the marvellous Hendon Salvation Army Band in heir special concert "Hendon Highlights" at London's Royal Festival Hall led to a relationship which resulted in the re-arranging and recording of 19 beautiful hymns for the CD, The Quiet Heart, on the SP&S label. Rather then just perform what were in many cases simple four-part hymns, they decided to take advantage of their six-part status, and so the hymns were mostly re-arranged with the inclusion of low 5ths to complement bass notes, double tunes (soprano and baritone) and the occasional extra harmony note. Some had Piano accompaniment, so for these they either converted them into vocal accompaniments or wrote a new vocal pattern to go with the tune. So here is the companion volume to the CD, in which we have included 13 of the tracks in the exact voicings as heard on the album. They work equally well in a concert hall or in a church.

Item code: 9650B | Songbook | $6.95 |add item to cart
Choral  | A Cappella | SATB divisi | 37 Pages | Softcover | 8 x 11 | England
884088216894 | 1423460154 | 08748209

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