Stabat Mater

The words of Israeli and Palestinian mothers whose children have been killed are combined with the traditional Latin prayer in this cantata of compassion. “an extraordinarily powerful piece…beautifully crafted and yes, the message could not be more timely…Congratulations on creating such a stunning work” (Grant Gershon, Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale). See the […]

 

Teeming with Life – A Fanfare for Nature

This quartet of horns bounces along, built on a distant memory of a motet by Machaut.

 

Media vita in morte sumus

Reflecting the feelings of our COVID lockdown, the intense Latin words are set for a cappella mixed chorus. “In the midst of life, we are in death.”

 

Hail O Blessed Light_139.jpg ECS Publishing officially released Paul Gibson’s joyous Christmas carol Hail, O Blessed Light at the Chorus America conference. The setting of William Austin’s text “All this night shrill chanticleer, Day’s proclaiming trumpeter, Claps his wings and loudly cries, Mortals, mortals, wake and rise!” is for SATB chorus and four-octave handbell choir. See (and hear) the piece on ECS’ website.