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Missa Gaia (Earth Mass)

A Mass in Celebration of Mother Earth

Missa Gaia (Earth Mass)

A Mass in Celebration of Mother Earth

Series: Choral SATB Artist: Paul Winter Composers: Jim Scott, Paul Halley, Kim Oler, Paul Winter, Oscar Castro-Neves

Now available separately: the first time in print! The Paul Winter Missa Gaia (Earth Mass) was first performed in 1981 in the New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine and is a contemporary ecumenical celebration of the Earth. Featuring the Consort's signature lyrical melodies with African, Brazilian and American gospel traditions it interweaves wolf, whale and harp seal voices with those of the choir. May be performed in both liturgical and concert settings. Publications available: SATB score, Sound Cues CD (animal voices) and Instrumental Score and Parts for Soprano Sax, Oboe/English Horn, Cello, Piano, Organ, Guitar, Bass and Percussion. Total Performance Time: Approx. 36 minutes.

  • Agnus Dei
  • The Beatitudes
  • The Blue Green Hills Of Earth
  • Canticle Of Brother Sun
  • Kyrie
  • Let Us Depart In Peace
  • Sanctus And Benedictus

Inventory #HL 08744396 ISBN: 9780634098710 UPC: 073999443967 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" 104 pages

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Choral Format: CD Sound Cues CD Artist: Paul Winter Composers: Jim Scott, Paul Halley, Kim Oler, Paul Winter, Oscar Castro-Neves

Originally performed by the Paul Winter Consort, Missa Gaia is a contemporary ecumenical and ecological Mass celebrating the Earth. The work features the Consort's trademark lyrical melodies with dynamic rhythms from African, Brazilian and American gospel traditions, incorporating Mass and biblical texts and interweaving the voices of wolf, whale and harp seals. This publication contains newly edited and revised versions of the choral movements, set for mixed choir and keyboard with optional instrumental accompaniment, enabling Missa Gaia to be performed in both liturgical settings and concert halls. Publications available: SATB score, Sound Cues CD (animal voices) and Instrumental Score and Parts for Soprano Sax, Oboe/English Horn, Cello, Piano, Organ, Guitar, Bass and Percussion. Total Performance Time: Approx. 36 minutes.

  • Agnus Dei
  • The Beatitudes
  • The Blue Green Hills Of Earth
  • Canticle Of Brother Sun
  • Kyrie
  • Let Us Depart In Peace
  • Sanctus And Benedictus

Inventory #HL 08744600 UPC: 073999192056 Width: 5.0" Length: 5.0"

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Choral IPAKS Artist: Paul Winter Composers: Jim Scott, Paul Halley, Kim Oler, Paul Winter, Oscar Castro-Neves

Originally performed by the Paul Winter Consort, Missa Gaia is a contemporary ecumenical and ecological Mass celebrating the Earth. The work features the Consort's trademark lyrical melodies with dynamic rhythms from African, Brazilian and American gospel traditions, incorporating Mass and biblical texts and interweaving the voices of wolf, whale and harp seals. This publication contains newly edited and revised versions of the choral movements, set for mixed choir and keyboard with optional instrumental accompaniment, enabling Missa Gaia to be performed in both liturgical settings and concert halls. Publications available: SATB score, Sound Cues CD (animal voices) and Instrumental Score and Parts for Soprano Sax, Oboe/English Horn, Cello, Piano, Organ, Guitar, Bass and Percussion. Total Performance Time: Approx. 36 minutes.

This product is printed in small quantities. Inventory is currently available but may change due to the low quantities normally kept on hand.

  • Agnus Dei
  • The Beatitudes
  • The Blue Green Hills Of Earth
  • Canticle Of Brother Sun
  • Kyrie
  • Let Us Depart In Peace
  • Sanctus And Benedictus
Instrumentation Number of Parts Pages Per Part
FULL SCORE 1 0
SOPRANO SAX 1 12
OBOE/ENGLISH HORN 1 12
CELLO 1 12
ORGAN 1 20
GUITAR 1 16
BASS 1 16
PERCUSSION 2 16
PIANO 1 7

Inventory #HL 08745156 ISBN: 9781423456162 UPC: 884088015909 Width: 11.5" Length: 17.0"

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.