Carol to Saint Stephen

year: 1975    instrumentation: soprano, alto and tenor soloists and SATB choir   
commissioned by: the Bach Choir    published: Wai-te-ata Music Press
score sample: click

A “deconstruction/recomposition” of a fifteenth century carol (Eya, martyr Stephane) for three soloists and choir on the martyrdom of St Stephen. This dramatic work has become a standard text for study in schools through New Zealand. It has been recorded by the New Zealand National Youth Choir.

See also Carol to Saint Stephen: Notes by the Composer

click here for Carol to Saint Stephen at SOUNZ