Gloria by Anthony Patterson

May 15, 2023  |   Posted In



By Anthony Patterson

Instrumentation: SATB Chorus + Soloists (“Competition Version” also available)
Duration: 18 minutes
Grade Level: 5 (Competition Version is 4)

“Gloria” was written for the National Chorale at the request of Artistic Director, Dr. Everett McCorvey. It was premiered in April 2022 with Jeryl Cunningham, soprano; Hope Koehler, mezzo soprano; Gregory Turay, tenor; Kenneth Overton, baritone, Casey Robards and Anthony Patterson, piano; Barry Centanni, timpani; and the National Chorale conducted by Everett McCorvey.

With text from the Latin “Gloria” prayer, the work is meant to be an exaltation of life. The piece is dedicated to the composer’s father, Richard Patterson (1928-2022).

Originally scored for SATB soloists, SATB chorus, two pianos and timpani
Competition version for SATB soloists, SATB chorus and piano

Three movements:
Gloria in excelsis Deo (7’30”)
Domine fili unigenite (6’30”’)
Quoniam tu solus sanctus (4″)

Duration: 18 minutes

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Additional information

Weight .1 lbs
Dimensions 0.004 × 11 × 17 in

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