TRANSIENS – a kaleidoscopic meditation in film and music [extract 3]

An extract from a 25-minute kaleidoscopic meditation on ecclesiastical and architectural imagery to accompany the 25-part motet Transiens, based on the Eton Choirbook canon, Jesus autem transiens, filmed at St James’, King Street and Christ Church St Laurence in Sydney.  Part of The Song Company's Burden of Truth project, also featuring Gavin Bryars's Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet.  Available in full at for Silver & Gold Members.

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Antony Pitts after Robert Wylkynson:
Transiens (motet in 25 parts)

Cinematographer Luke Field
Edited by Alexander Bennett
Producer Simon Hunter

Filmed in Sydney, Australia
at St James’, King Street and Christ Church St Laurence
by kind permission of the clergy and people

Sopranos Anna Sandström | Amy Moore | Roberta Diamond | Chloe Lankshear | Bonnie de la Hunty | Josie Ryan 
Altos Max Riebl | Stephanie Dillon | Janine Harris | Jessica O’Donoghue | Hannah Fraser | Alexandria Siegers 
Cantus Firmus Koen van Stade | University Of Western Australia Conservatorium Of Music | The Oriana Chorale | The SongCo Chorale
Tenors Dan Walker | Owen Elsley | Robert Macfarlane | Ethan Taylor | Elias Wilson | Christopher Watson 
Basses Nathan Lay | Edward Elias | Thomas Flint | Lucien Fischer | Hayden Barrington | Lincoln Law 
Director Antony Pitts