Lush harmonies provided by the tenors and basses of the choir bring this gorgeous work to an outstanding climax.
Voicing: SSAATTBB, SATB soli, a cappella
duration: 4 minutes
This “Benedictus” for a cappella choir is the eleventh movement from Jocelyn Hagen’s new mass setting: amass, which was completed in early 2011. This movement, composed in 2007, has been one of Jocelyn’s most successful works for choir, winning several awards and receiving performances all over the world and in Carnegie Hall.
Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini
Blessed ishe who comes in the name of the Lord.
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More than just singable lyric lines…
Jocelyn’s music ties so beautifully with the text, which for singers, makes her music a reward and a clear way to connect emotionally to the message. Her pieces are more than just singable lyric lines; they invoke a desire to connect to the audience and be a part of a bigger experience for everyone.
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Jocelyn Hagen’s music celebrates the eternal spirit of the feminine, informed by soaring poetry and the indomitable courage of women. Her sense of place, time and the elements weave together a fabric of sound that inspires awe, joy, and the resilience so needed in today’s world.