Catalogue no. 3060

Coronavirus Chorale

Music: Dimitri Kennaway, Words: David Blecher

Voicing: SATB

Performance time approx: flexible

Range S: e' – e♭'' / A: c' – b♭' / T: g – f' / B: c – a

Price code: B


A simple and sombre chorale composed for Belsize Community Choir, London, by their accompanist during the first wave of coronavirus in the UK, in spring 2020. The material can be expanded on in various ways (see the music score for some suggestions).

The recording is by Belsize Community Choir.

Exspecto mortem meam
Quando nescio.
Cras? Hodie? Subito?
Nescio, timeo.

© David Blecher and used with permission

I await my death.
When, I don’t know.
Tomorrow? Today? Suddenly?
I don’t know. I’m afraid.

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Coronavirus Chorale

Dimitri Kennaway


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