MUSIC - ARMISTICE HYMN
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This wordless hymn for concert band with optional part for organ was
written in 2018 to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice of
November 11, 1918. It is a reflective musical statement in tribute to the
fallen of the 1914-1918 Great War.
The music features a contemplative, hymn-like melody intended to invoke
the stillness of the Flanders war graves. Repeated several times and joined
by more robust themes, the music builds to a powerful climax.
As the music moves to a close, a descant-like theme is quietly repeated in
a brief moment of poignant reflection before the intense conclusion:
a loud acclamation recognising the ultimate sacrifice of the fallen of all
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