Karl Jenkins (b.1944)

The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (1999)

complete vocal score

for: Soloists, mixed choir, orchestra

Piano reduction

Item no.143808
Author/ComposerKarl Jenkins
Languagesenglish, french, latin
Scope124 pages
Duration63 minutes
Release year2000
Publisher/ProducerBoosey & Hawkes
Producer No.BH 5402471
21.00 €
In stock. Delivery time: 1–2 working days (Germany )
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Commissioned for the millennium by Britain's Royal Armouries and dedicated to the victims of the Kosovo crisis, this work is a contemporary example of a mass based on the 15th-century French song L'homme armé (The Armed Man). Set within the framework of the Christian mass, The Armed Man is a major choral work which uses both sacred and secular texts.


  • The Armed Man
  • Call to Prayers
  • Kyrie
  • Save Me from Bloody Men
  • Sanctus
  • Hymn Before Action
  • Charge!
  • Angry Flames
  • Torches
  • Agnus Dei
  • Now theGuns have Stopped
  • Benedictus
  • Better in Peace