Ad Amore

Composer
Lee Kesselman
Composer Nationality
American
Composer Date of Birth
1951
Text
Dante Alighieri (Purgatory)
Year Composed
2011
Pages
5
Minutes
2:00
Difficulty
3 (Advanced high school collegiate or community chorus)
Language
Other language
Voicing
4 part low voice chorus; 4 part treble chorus
Divisi
Yes
Instruments
Handheld percussion
Sacred or Secular
Sacred; Secular
Mood
Dramatic, with dynamic contrasts; Tense, with some edge; Inspiring
Description

Already chosen for several All-State choral festivals, this exciting choral fanfare is the perfect concert opener. The text, in Italian and based on lines from Dante's Divine Comedy, speaks of goodness and love. The sound of non-pitched bells will establish a special mood for the night ahead.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ursr0-9YC0

Group
Triad
Performances
Traid: 2019 May 11 & 12 (Madrigals)