Howard Goodall's setting of Spared by Wendy Cope, arranged for SATB divisi and piano accompaniment.
This work was first performed by The Chapel Choir of The Methodist College Belfast on 27th October 2005 at St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast. Wendy Cope's poem movingly evokes the events of September 11th 2001, an event that Howard Goodall witnessed firsthand.
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