Category:   CHILDREN & YOUTH
Composer:   Roland de Lassus
Arranger:   Doreen Rao
Publisher:   Boosey & Hawkes
Edition:   OCTB6449
Voicing:   SSAA
Setting:   A Cappella

Reviewer:   

Br. Paul Richards
The St. John’s Boys Choir, Collegeville 1994
R&R Chair Children & Youth

This canon uses another Latin text meaning “Music is God’s greatest gift” to celebrate the value of music in life. It is not only an enjoyable work, but a valuable tool with which to begin part-singing early on, with interesting harmonies set within the easily learned context of a canon.