O lux beata Trinitas (2013)

February 23rd, 2019

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For Stephen and Erica on their wedding day

fp. 27 October 2013; King’s College Chapel Choir, David Smith, King’s College, Aberdeen, UK

Eng.p. 23 October 2017; St Bavo’s Cathedral Choir, Liverpool Cathedral, UK

A recording of this work is available on Vox Regis Records (VXR001) and can be bought here.


O lux beata Trinitas (2013) is a setting of words by St Ambrose drawing parallels between the Holy Trinity and different forms of light. My setting is in a simple ABA form with reflective, ‘luminous’ material contrasting with a much more vigorous and passionate middle section.


O lux beata Trinitas (2013) (pdf)


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