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Every stone shall cry

author of text

I came across this poem in an anthology of Christmas writing and was immediately struck by its rhythmic energy and brightness. The setting is an AABA song form and the jazzy block chords and added 9ths harmony reflect the joy of the Christmas message. The syncopated choir rhythms also make the text bounce along.

from notes by Will Todd © 2006


Todd: Mass in Blue & other choral works
SIGCD083Download only


Track 14 on SIGCD083 [2'27] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD083 track 14

Recording date
26 February 2006
Recording venue
The Warehouse, Waterloo, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock & Will Todd
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch
Hyperion usage
  1. Todd: Mass in Blue & other choral works (SIGCD083)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: September 2006
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