Magnum Mysterium

Atkins, Malcolm

Duration

4m 00s

Composed

1999

Instrumentation

Voices Only

Scoring

sop, alt, ten, bas

Availability

Contact CoMA

About the work

The piece is an attempt to capture the mystical nature of the Latin text (as so many have done before – much more successfully)

Technical notes

A steady tempo, and 4/4 time signature. The rapid dynamic changes need to be clearly expressed.

Origin

Call for pieces entry for Mixed Ensembles, CoMA Summer School 2000