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James Whitbourn

Publisher: Chester Music

A Prayer from South Africa (2009)
Commissioned by Chris, Mary, Gregory and Dominic Chivers for Dominic Chivers on the occasion of his confirmation, Pentecost Sunday, 31 May 2009, Blackburn Cathedral and for performance by Blackburn Cathedral Choir directed by Richard Tanner
Text Writer
Alan Paton
Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Chorus a cappella / + 1 instrument
Year Composed
2009
Duration
2 Minutes
Chorus
SATB
Language
English
Availability
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  • Ensemble
    Westminster Williamson Voices
    Conductor
    James Jordan
    Naxos:
Performances
Reviews
…gentle is James Whitbourn’s A Prayer from South Africa. The parallel fourths and root position chords are doubtless inspired by Ladysmith Black Mombaza, but the musical style is wholly in keeping with the sentiments of the prayer.
Marcus Huxley, Organists' Review,01/05/2011
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