St David’s Motets Op 29

for SATB Choir

Instrumentation: Soprano ; Alto ; Tenor ;  Bass

Texts:      ‘Do the Little Things’

Be joyful, and keep your faith and your creed. Do the little things that you have seen me do and heard about.

               ‘I shall walk the path’

I will walk the path that our fathers have trod before us

This is also available in Welsh

Duration: Do the Little Things  6 minutes;  I shall walk the path  3 minutes

Date of Composition: 2011


Programme Note:  The text is based upon St David’s last sermon to his followers, and is typical of the personable faith that he encouraged, particularly his endearment of the little things of life. The text is well known in Wales. The motets follow each other, but may be performed separately. Both motets are also available in a Welsh edition.

Programme Note, further details of this work, and samples of pages of the music, are all available from the score.

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