Mary Ann Joyce
Duration (in minutes): 30'39;
Difficulty: High (professional)
Category: choral, orchestra and chamber orchestra
Instruments: piano, satb chorus
Description: Composer Mary Ann Joyce-Walter wrote Immortal Diamond in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, The form of the piece is modeled after the structure of Bach’s Passion of St. Matthew with the basic framework sung by choruses and soloists. The texts are from Martin Luther King, Jr., Gerard Manley Hopkins, Alice in Wonderland, Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, as well as other texts and poems.