"Vive la Liberté" for SATB, flute, percussion, and piano
"Vive la Liberte" for SATB, flute, percussion, and piano
Originally commissioned for Two-Part Treble choir, flute, percussion, and piano, this new version is more challenging for the intermediate/advanced choir.
Vive la Liberté was commissioned to celebrate the life of the Marquis de Lafayette and his constant belief in liberty and freedom for all people. His involvement in this quest stretched from the American Revolution through the French Revolution and beyond.Commissioned by the Committee of Arrangements for the 250th Birthday celebration of the Marquis de Lafayette in Fayetteville, North Carolina in 2007, the two part version has received performances each year at the celebration, and the SATB version received its premiere in September of 2013.
LISTEN to a recording of the SATB VERSION performed by the Methodist University Choir under the direction of Michael Martin
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