Every Stone Shall Cry for SATB and piano
£2.20 – £2.25
Scored for: SATB & either (piano) or (piano, bass, drums and brass quintet) or (mixed 10 piece brass and percussion)
Duration: 2 minutes 30 seconds
Other Info: Commissioned by David Fisher in 2002, this jazz carol for choir, piano and optional bass, drums and brass quintet is now published by Boosey and Hawkes.
Every Stone Shall Cry sets words by Richard Wilbur and is very energetic. The jazzy block chords and added 9th harmony reflect the joy of the Christmas message. The syncopated choir rhythms also make the text bounce along.
Recordings are available on Mass in Blue, on the Signum Classics label and Christmas in Blue on the St Martin in the Fields.
Every Stone Shall Cry (VS) by Will Todd is also available on Nkoda. Click below to access: