The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
composer: Karl Jenkins
Instrumentation: soloists, mixed choir (SATB) and orchestra
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, London
Duration: 63' 0''
Year of composition: 1999
Language: Latin - French - English
140 Pages - Ring/Spiral binding
Order number: BH 12255
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Commissioned for the millennium by Britain's Royal Armouries and dedicated to the victims of the Kosovo crisis, this work is a contemporary example of a mass based on the 15th-century French song L'homme armé (The Armed Man). Set within the framework of the Christian mass, The Armed Man is a major choral work which uses both sacred and secular texts.
The Armed Man
Call to Prayers
Save Me from Bloody Men
Hymn Before Action
Now theGuns have Stopped
Better in Peace
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