for mixed choir (SSATB) a cappella
Text: Latin (Psalms 46, 95, 99)
from Karl Jenkins' Motets, for mixed choir a cappella
Alleluia. Cantate Domino canticum novum.
Alleluia. Jubilate Deo omnis terra: servite Domino in lætitia.
Alleluia. Cantate et exsultate et psallite Regem regum et hymnum dicite Deo.
Alleluia. Sing to the Lord a new song.
Alleluia. Be joyful in the Lord, all the earth: serve the Lord in gladness.
Alleluia. Sing and exult, and sing psalms to the King of Kings.
Karl Jenkins is one of the most prolific, popular and performed composers in the world today. His recorded output has resulted in 17 gold and platinum discs, while his The Armed Man: a Mass for Peace has received almost a thousand performances in the decade since its première in 2000. Classically trained, Jenkins transcends musical boundaries, from the seminal fusion band Soft Machine to the global crossover phenomenon Adiemus. Recent recordings include Requiem, Stabat Mater, Quirk and Stella Natalis, while he has composed music for HRH The Prince of Wales, Bryn Terfel, Kiri Te Kanawa, Evelyn Glennie and the London Symphony Orchestra. Karl Jenkins has featured on British TV’s iconic South Bank Show, and he has consistently been the highest-placed living composer in Classic FM’s Hall of Fame. He was awarded a CBE by Her Majesty the Queen in 2010.