2017 – for Voice and String Quartet (5:00)

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Davóne Tines, Bass-Baritone; The Brentano Quartet


NOTES

This fun little co-arrangement/reimagining of “Amazing Grace” was prompted by Davóne, who wanted something powerful to sing for a ceremony honoring the retirement of a beloved teacher. The arrangement is extremely open-ended, giving the ensemble wide interpretive liberties in timing, dynamics, expression, and articulation.


TEXT

Amazing grace, how sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me
I once was lost, but now I’m found
Was blind, but now I see

A-ma-zing Gr


PERFORMANCES

June 2017
Ojai Festival, Ojai, CA
Davóne Tines; Brentano Quartet


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