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.
The full score and instrumental parts (piano, bass, drums, brass quintet, mixed brass and percussion) are available from Boosey and Hawkes via their online store here
Every Stone Shall Cry is published by Boosey & Hawkes and is available in printed and digital downloadable format.