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Atta Unsar

Soprano solo, mixed choir (SATB)

1995

Stefan Klaverdal

 

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About the piece

This is based upon one of the earliest German translations of the prayer “Our Father” – Atta Unsar literary means our father. It is found in the so-called “silver bible” in Uppsala.

The composition is for mixed choir and soprano soloist and is a quite literal transcription of the lyrics.

 

First performed in Sofia Church, Stockholm, 1995 by Sofia Vokalensemble and Bengt Ollén, cond.