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William Billings: Continental Harmony

Cobham
Connection
Cross-Street
Hopkinton
Morning Hymn
St. Enoch
Thomas-Town
West Sudbury

The dominating characteristics in the works of William Billings are: (1) a hard, driving, heavily accented beat; (2) a remarkable sensitivity to the text; and (3) an indifference to the so-called "rules of composition" in vogue during his time. This edition preserves the music as written by Billings except for the use off modern notation and a line of text for each voice; however, the piano reduction reverses the positions of the tenor and soprano parts, and should the conductor elect, the pieces may be performed in this manner.

Item code: 9328B | Sheet Music | $8.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed 5-8 Parts | 37 Pages | Softcover | 9 x 12 | United States
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