Sunday, March 01, 2015
Other Stanton's Categories
 
In Calvary's Shadow
Add to Wishlist

In Calvary's Shadow

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format SATB
Composer Johnson, Victor
Publisher Lorenz Corporation

Price: $7.95

Catalog #55/1142L

UPC code: 9781429122450

Unavailable for Digital Delivery
Preview Score:

"In Calvary's Shadow" is a deeply moving service of penitence and forgiveness. With elegant simplicity, it invites the faithful to experience Jesus' journey from betrayal through crucifixion with a tightly woven tapestry of dramatic scripture readings, vocal solos and congregational singing, and arrangements of spirituals and gospel hymns, as well as newly composed music by celebrated composer Victor Johnson. Central to both the title and the liturgy is the ritual extinguishing of seven candles, leaving the church in total darkness except for the Christ Candle. After a period of quiet meditation while sitting "in Calvary's shadow," God's people exit the church in silence. Approximately 30 minutes long, this dramatic Tenebrae service is perfect for incorporation into regular Holy Week worship. Quickly and easily prepared, it can be performed with or without simple staging and costumes, and the readings can be performed by one reader or by up to five readers.

Today's News
  • Mythology by Celtic Thunder

    Mythology by Celtic Thunder

    Celtic Thunder’s new print release, “Mythology“, is a blend of new arrangements of favorite standards and new songs by the members of Celtic Thunder.  The tour  “Mythology” was an homage to George Donaldson, one of the five original Celtic Thunder... Read More ›

  • The Hammond B3

    The Hammond B3

    Brian Charette, the author of this helpful tome, has established himself as a leading voice in modern jazz.  He operates on the New York City jazz scene, working with  artists such as Chaka Khan, Joni Mitchell, and  Lou Donaldson.  “101... 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.