BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON
June 17 to August 27
Many composers have set this heart-wrenching text, telling of the exile of a people from their homeland. JS Bach sets the poem as a solemn hymn, Palestrina as a multi-voiced motet.
The text is no less potent in the 21st century than it was in 500 BCE. The Australian Chamber Choir has commissioned Australian composers, Tom Henry and Luke Hutton to write new works for this program. Other works on the program are JS Bach Motets and works by Howells, Martin, Byrd and Gibbons … More
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