Glossolalia
An a cappella setting for mixed chorus of an original text by J.A.C. Redford.

Duration: 3' 30"
Difficulty: 4/5

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Voicing/Instrumentation
Mixed Chorus (divisi, no solos)
Notes
Glossolalia means “speaking in tongues.” This piece is NOT about a religious practice, but about taking delight in the sounds of consonants and vowels.
Text
Glossolalia
J.A.C. Redford (1953– )
Commission & Performance History
Glossolalia was composed for Richard Nance and the Pacific Lutheran University Choir of the West. It was premiered in 2015 and sung by the choir on tour in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Prague and Linz.