for Mixed choir (SATB) and Piano. 140 pages.
The Peacemakers sets words of peace from iconic, world-changing figures such as Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, along with other inspirational quotations of Mother Teresa, Albert Schweitzer, Anne Frank and the Dalai Lama. Also included are religious texts from the Bible, the Quran, St Francis of Assisi and Bahullh, and the poetry of Shelley, Malory, Terry Waite and Carol Barratt.
One line from the Persian mystic poet Rumi sums up the ethos of the work: "All religions, all singing one song: Peace be with you".
Scored for soprano solo, SATB chorus, optional SSA chorus, flute, guitar (acoustic, classical or fretless bass), strings & percussion, with optional soprano saxophone, brass, timpani, solo violin and organ/electronic keyboard. English & Latin text, with peace in many languages. Performance materials available on hire.