Anthem for the Centennial of Canadian Confederation

Anthem for the Centennial of Canadian Confederation

HWC 611
1966

Overview: Miscellaneous Sacred Music
Authorship: Healey Willan
Composition Date: Completed 27 July 1966
Scored For: SATB and piano. Also TTBB and piano, and unison voices and piano. Orchestrated by Murray Graham for 2202/2200/2 perc/strings
Duration: 3 minutes
Number of Pages: SATB version, 5 p. TTBB, 4 p. Unison, 3 p.
Notes About Music: “Glory to Thee, Creator! Praise and Adoration.” Words by Robert Choquette, English adaptation by John Glassco. 
Commissioned by the Canadian Inter-faith Conference for Canada Centennial.
First performed 31 December 1966, Ottawa, Centennial Chorus and orchestra, conducted by Nicholas Goldschmidt.
Holograph: NL of C. SATB version, xerox, 1 p. TTBB version 1 p. 
Publication: Toronto, BMI Canada, c1966. SATB version, 5 p. TTBB, 4 p. Unison, 3 p. – Scarborough, Berandol. Score and parts for orchestra on rental.
Recordings: Commercial recording (St. Simon’s Church T 55562-3).
Score Available: Contact the Healey Willan Society; healeywillansociety@gmail.com

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  • Scored For: SATB and Piano

 

 

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