Composer Peter Adams
Text Psalm 4, adapted from paraphrase by Stephen Mitchell
Voicing SATB a cappella
Topics Comfort and Assurance, Praise
Length 1' 15" Price $1.75 (U.S.) Released 10/02
Catalog no. 410-804 Difficulty Mod. difficult
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Peter Adams has crafted a memorable setting of Stephen Mitchell's paraphrase of this evening psalm for unaccompanied voices. The rich, slow-moving harmonies are reminiscent of some of Morton Lauridsen's best work, and the effect is deeply moving.