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Le Dernier Évangile

1999

Double mixed choir, orchestra & organ

46 mn

Texts: Nathalie Nabert, after the Bible.

Mouvements: Acclamation – I. Hymne à la genèse – II. Hymne à la lumière – III. Hymne d’imploration – IV. Hymne baptismale – V. Hymne de gloire.

• World premiere: 30/06/2000, cathédrale Saint-Vincent, Saint-Malo (France), within the 29th Festival de musique sacrée de Saint-Malo – Olivier Latry (organ), Choirs of the Saint-Vincent Cathedral of Saint-Malo, Choirs of the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Paris, Orchestre de Bretagne, Edmon Colomer (cond.).

• Publisher: Gérard Billaudot.

• Scoring: 2.2.2.2 – 2.2.2.0 – timp, perc, organ & strings.

• Commissioned by the Festival d’art sacré de Saint-Malo.

CD “Le Dernier Évangile” (Hortus 024).