A joyful celebration of science and the natural world in five movements, borrowing from the traditional form of a mass setting, but using a new, secular text by the composer.
The work's title refers both to the Ionian islands which, in the 6th century BCE, were at the heart of a revolution in thinking about nature, as well as to the musical "Ionian" mode.
Scoring: Mixed voice (SATB) choir (with some divisi) and piano.
Duration: 20 minutes
The five movements are:
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Ionian Mass will be given its first performance by Vox Populi on November 24th at a concert in West Malling, Kent, conducted by James Meaders.
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