5 beatitudes sung acapella in SATB chorale style.
While searching for a key and voicing to start with, I happened upon 3 stacked perfect 5ths. Very open to meandering and departing from the starting key of G. The tune settles in the land of E Major.
The Tenor and Alto parts are very chromatic and were a challenge to hear. For the Bass, I was able to reach a low E as I am under the weather and my voice has dropped several tones in pitch. Hurray! Brother Lance was kind to double the Soprano, Alto, and Tenor parts.
I’ve been outlining chorales when I take the train– usually spelling out a soprano and bass part– but, I’m never that happy with them when I get home to flesh out the middle parts.
With this attempt, I simply sat at the keyboard and let the fingers do the talking.