Psalm Colmcille

Psalm Colmcille
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Tags: Janet Harbison's Psalm, Colmcille

Psalm - from the Colmcille Suite

for Harps in 2 Parts

Part 1 - Harp Level 3

Part 2 - Harp Level 2

with optional 3rd part - Level 1

Psalm (or Amra meaning Lamentfrom the Colmcille Suite is an instrumental piece based on a 7 phrase Ostinato (repeated sequence), each phrase with 6 pulses, repeated 8 times.  The music is in a style reminiscent of ‘Organum’ – the style of monastic chant in parallel open intervals of the 5th – with a second part of florid melody, dancing freely in and around the chant theme representing the joy of the human spirit in praise of God.

On the BHO CD Comcille

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