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The Falcon

SATB; Accompanied

Written in 1969 when John Rutter was still a student. At its heart is the medieval Corpus Christi Carol – an allegorical poem on the theme of Christ’s Passion – framed by a psalm of rejoicing and a visionary prayer for peace.

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Duration: 22 minutes
Difficulty: Easy, Moderately Difficult
Published: 16 October 1996
ISBN: 9780193380691

Programme notes

The Falcon was Rutter’s first large-scale choral works and was premiered in the chapel of King’s College, Cambridge…

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