Spring Concert Program

The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

By Karl Jenkins, 1999

Movements and Text Sources

Conducted by Ken Hardin

1. The Armed Man ~ Based on L’Homme Armé, 1450 -63, anon., sung in French

2. The Call to Prayers (Adhaan)  ~ Traditional, sung in Arabic

3. Kyrie ~ Ordinary of the Mass

4. Save Me from Bloody Men ~ Psalm 56; Psalm 59

5. Sanctus ~ Ordinary of the Mass

6. Hymn Before Action ~ Rudyard Kipling

7. Charge! ~ John Dryden; Jonathan Swift

8. Angry Flames ~ Togi Sankichi (Hiroshima survivor)

9. Torches ~ The Mahàbhàrata

10. Agnus Dei ~ Ordinary of the Mass

11. Now the Guns Have Stopped ~ Guy Wilson (Master, The Royal Armouries Museum)

12. Benedictus ~ Ordinary of the Mass

13. Better Is Peace ~ Le Morte d’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory; Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

 

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