A Pentatonic Kyrie (Christoph Dalitz)

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Editor: Christoph Dalitz (submitted 2008-08-10).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 112 kB   Copyright: CC BY-SA 3.0 Germany

General Information

Title: A Pentatonic Kyrie

Composer: Christoph Dalitz

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMass

Language: Greek
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1991

Description: This setting of the "Kyrie" acclamation is not meant as a prayer for mercy, but rather as a praise of the Lord and his mercy. The tonality ranges from archaic pentatonics in the "Kyrie" sections to "sweeter" sounds in the "Christe".

External websites: http://music.dalitio.de/choir/dalitz/kyrie-pentaton/

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Kyrie.