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Newtown Anniversary Today, Remembered by CCMC

Here are works on the Showcase to commemorate Newtown.  Brian, did you finish yours? 
 
Below is a video I made with my kids to help with healing as well.  Share your creative work in this area please. 
 
     Let The Children Play (and Learn in Peace) - for Newtown SAB http://choralnet.org/306141#letthechildrenplayandlearninpeacefornewtown3676
   
      Through the Eyes of the Children SATB http://choralnet.org/306016#throughtheeyesofthechildren8779
 
     Unfinished Melodies SATB  http://choralnet.org/306016#unfinishedmelodies2159
 
 
Replies (2): Threaded | Chronological
on December 14, 2013 9:42pm
Jack:
 
I finished my piece, Rachel Weeps for SATB, saxophone, and piano.  
It mixes the Agnus Dei text with a passage from Jeremiah:  
     In Ramah a voice is heard
     Lamenting and weeping and mourning greatly
     Rachel weeps for her children....
 
It was requested by Fr. Halbert Weidner, one of the chaplains at Wesleyan U;
I knew Hal in high school. It will be premiered at his church the Sunday after
Christmas; the day is associated with the slaughter of the innocents.
 
Brian
 
 
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on December 20, 2013 12:41am
I remembered you were commissioned.  Let us know how it goes.  It seems like an appropriate time to sing such a text.
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