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Samba Mass, Sheet music Book


for SSA, piano, and optional guitar, bass, and drum kitSamba Mass is a joyous and colourful setting of the Latin Missa brevis.

The work is framed by the gentle bossa nova style of the warm Kyrie and relaxed Agnus Dei, which is prefaced by a funky Benedictus.

The compelling rhythms of samba come to the fore in the second movement, a vivacious Gloria, which is followed by a beautiful Sanctus that offsets a steady flow of quavers with rhythmic syncopations.

The stylistic piano part can be played as written or serve as a guide, and anoptional guitar, bass, and drum kit part is available separately for band accompaniment.

Performers will enjoy exploring the interplay between voices and the rich, warm colours of the samba and bossa nova styles.


  • Format: Sheet music
  • Pages: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Choral music
  • ISBN: 9780193524620