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Knaggs: Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

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  • Composer: Daniel Knaggs
  • Format: Choral Score
  • Instrumentation: SATB Choir
  • Work Language: English
  • ISMN: 979-030076023-0
  • Size: 7.5 x 10.6 inches
  • Pages: 4


"This is one of the two motets I chose to compose in a contemporary responseto Zarlino's Le Istitutioni Harmoniche (1558). Caritas Dei diffusa est takes a more historical approach whereas Blessed are Those Who Mourn engages a more modern interpretation. The words are taken from the Communion Antiphon (5th Sunday Ordinary Time) but given the subject matter, this motet may be sung throughout the year for diverse occasions." - Daniel Knaggs