Monday, September 01, 2014
Other Stanton's Categories
 
Add to Jukebox

Angels, The (Die Engel)

Angels, The (Die Engel)
Add to Wishlist

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format SATB
Composer Porter, Tom
Publisher Heritage Music Press

Price: $1.95

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

Catalog #15/2501H

UPC code: 9781429106924

Angelic images exist in many cultures throughout the world, and our fascination with them is evident in everything from web pages to wind chimes. This beautiful, legato original, based on a text by German poet Ranier Marie Rilke, captures the shimmering essence of these beings of light in the delicate piano accompaniment and the simple, accessible vocal technique of aleatoric, repeated syllables on unison notes. The luxurious, soaring melodies pass from voice to voice in AABA form, and the contrasting section comes to a dramatic climax on the text "the infinite interval of might and melody." A brief canon begins the final section, and the melodic material harkens back to the introduction in a musical palindrome.

Today's News
  • Stanton’s E-Tools: Jukebox

    Stanton’s E-Tools: Jukebox

    The amazing staff at Stanton’s knows how valuable your time is.  That’s why we try to provide you with as many tools as we can to make choosing music easier,  faster and more enjoyable.  In this series of blog posts,... Read More ›

  • Piano Music with Special Effects

    Piano Music with Special Effects

    “Sneezes, Snorts & Sniffles” is a fun collection of seven piano pieces by Wendy Stevens.  Written on an elementary level, these pieces have words to sing , and each piece has some special effects to perform at the right moments. ... Read More ›

Visit Jukebox

Stanton's Jukebox is a specialized "wish list" that allows directors to research purchases, arrange concert programs, create personalized URLs, compare scores study and forward playlists to your students.