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CoverIllumina le tenebre [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko: Bio and other works | Daniel Hughes Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 861 | duration: 4:30 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: a cappella

The recording, done in a reverberant hall, provides the best description of this outstanding piece. The text is one of the oldest prayers of St. Francis of Assisi. The composer states: “My intention was to create a setting both spacious and intimate.” She has succeeded beautifully. Also available for SSAA.

performance by: The Choral Project, Daniel Hughes, conductor [© all rights reserved]
recording available on promo CD for $2.00: Add to Cart

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CLICK HERE: Read the Text or Poem
Illumina le tenebre
Preghiera al Crocifisso - Prayer before the Crucifix

O alto e glorioso Dio
All highest, glorious God

illumina le tenebre del cuore mio.
cast your light into the darkness of my heart.

Dammi una fede retta, speranza certa,
Give me right faith, firm hope,

caritá perfetta e umiltŕ profonda.
perfect charity and profound humility.

Dammi Signore
Lord, give me

senno e discernitmento
wisdom and perception

per compiere la tua vera e santa voluntá.
so that I may do what is truly your holy will.

CLICK HERE: Choral Tracks (Practice made simple)

Illumina le tenebre choral track bundle contains a part dominant track for each voice part, a balanced voices track, and an accompaniment track if the work is not a cappella (the accompaniment is also included with the part dominant and balanced voices track). Get more information and listen to samples HERE. Please note that the choral score is not included in the bundle and needs to be ordered separately.

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