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for Abdel Salaam and The Forces of Nature Dance Company

Ubi Caritas
SATB, piano, percussion, bass, organ (and optional sax and cello)

10th cent. French and Paul Halley


Yoruba and Khemitic texts

Freely (sempre legato)

                     
Cantor mf

       
U - bi ca - ri - tas et a - mor De - us i - bi est.

  All T/B
4

                         
  
 
      

ly
U - bi ca - ri - tas et a - mor De - us i - bi est. Con - gre - ga - vit nos in u - num


      

on
  
  
 
(organ) mp
       
     
 
l
sa
      
8 poco rall.
          
   
         
 
Chris - ti a - mor, Con - gre - ga - vit nos in u - num Chris - ti a - mor.
ru


         
   
Pe

     
   

 
 
   

A
      
Andante q = c. 80
  
                   

   
(piano) p

 
         
 

Paul Halley © 1991 Back Alley Music (ASCAP)


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Unauthorized use of copyrighted material is ILLEGAL
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18 poco più animato
    
            
             
mp mp

    
   
    
   

    

   

   
24
     
                   
poco a poco cresc.

mf
   

 
   

ly

      

 

28
  
     

   
on
   

          
cresc.
 

      

ff


       
     
l
   
sa
      
 
ru

32
          
                   
 
 
Pe

mf

            


  
    
  

      

36 rall.
 
           
          


p sempre dim.
        
         
    

PEL2003
4
B Più animato q = c. 88
 
etc

2 2

                          
           
p

  
   
  
44


          
      

  
  
   

ly

47

                         

  


     




 
on
  


 

l
sa
50

   
                                   
ru

  
    
   
Pe

53

           
                
          

 
  
   
56 
 
    
        
    

 


     
  

PEL2003
5
C Poco più animato q = c. 92
 
                                     
mf

      
     
   
 

62
        
                      
       

           
   
   

ly
65
 
                                

 
 
  
l  
 on


 



 
    
sa
68
 
                                  
  
ru

        
    

     
Pe

71
    
                                

           
    
    
74
      
          
                  

             
 
  
      
 
PEL2003
6

   
D

S/A f Sonore e legato

etc.

  
2

2
         
U - bi ca - ri - tas et a - mor

 
                
           
f
                
 
    

   
80

     
            

ly
De - us i - bi est, U - bi ca -

 
                  

on
                   

      

          
  
l
  
sa
83
     
             
- ri - tas et a - mor De - us i - bi

 
ru

                              
       
Pe

   
           
       

  
86
        
            
est, Con - gre - ga - vit nos in u - num

  
                              
       

       
            
          

PEL2003
7

   
89

     
            
Chris - ti a - mor, Con - gre - ga - vit

 
                                 
    

     
        
2

    
      

   
92
    
       
     

ly
nos in u - num Chris - ti a - mor,

 
                 
    
         

        

 
l
   on




  

  
sa

                                                   
E e=e

  
ru


     
mp
simile
          
  
Pe

                                                 
99

 

        
          
    
  



                                                 
103

 

 
      
    
  

PEL2003
8

                         
107

 
molto cresc.
   
      
     

   
                 
109

   
    
f

      

 
 
 
        

ly


   
on
F African Chant*
    
ff A/T in unison at written pitch
   
            

O - ba ye, O - ba yo bat - a - la,

     
     simile
l
                          
sa
          
ff

         
     
ru

  
  

 
Pe

114
     
   
simile
        
   
O - ba ye, O - ba yo O bat - a -


      
   

     
           

               
  


* This chant should be sung with a raw, earthy sound, to contrast with the rich legato of the Gregorian melody.

PEL2003
9

 
117

 
    
    
  

la. O - ba ye, O - ba yo Ye - man -


               
            

          

    
   

 
120

 
    
       
   

ly
ja, O - ba ye, O - ba yo O Ye man -

  
        


 

    
 


l   

on      

   

 
sa
123

     
    
 
ru

ja. O - ba ye, O - ba

        
           
 
    
        
Pe

          
         
       

 
126
 
     
     
yo O Ra au - sar.

   
        
                              

  

    
           

    
PEL2003
10

   
G S/A f sempre sonore e legato

2 etc.
 

2
            
U - bi ca - ri - tas et a - mor
       
    
T/B f   
  
     
O - ba ye, O - ba yo bat - a - la,

 
                
           
f

             
        

ly
   
132

      
           


   


De - us i


- l bi est,

 on
    
    
O - ba ye, O - ba
U



yo
- bi ca

  
simile


O
-

bat - a -

 
sa
              
                     
ru

              
      
 
Pe

  
135
     
             
- ri - tas et a - mor De - us i - bi

      
       
         
la. O - ba ye, O - ba yo Ye - man -

 
                          
           

               
  

     

PEL2003
11

  
138
        
            
est, Con - gre - ga - vit nos in u - num

     
       
  
      

ja, O - ba ye, O - ba yo O Ye man -

 
                          
           

           
    




    

ly
   
141

     
            

    
  
Chris - ti

ja.
a l - mor,

 on 
Con - gre - ga

    
     
O - ba ye,
- vit

O - ba

  
sa
                     
                      
ru

       
2
         
      
      
Pe

   
144
  
      
    
  

nos in u - num Chris - ti a - mor,

         
   

yo O Ra au - sar.

 
            
        

        
2
       
    

    

PEL2003
12

   
H

ff S1, T1, A2, B2 (2nd time S1 and T1 sing one octave higher)
 
              
U - bi ca - ri - tas et a - mor

   
      
ff S2, T2, A1, B1

           
O - ba ye, O - ba yo bat - a - la,


                          
            
ff
  
               
  

ly
 
  
150

     

on
           
De - us i - bi est, U - bi ca -

  
         
   
 
l
sa
O - ba ye, O - ba yo O bat - a -


              
        
ru

       
       


  
Pe

 
153
     
             
- ri - tas et a - mor De - us i - bi

  

             
 
la. O - ba ye, O - ba yo Ye - man -


                      
           

 
             
 
  
PEL2003
13

 
156

        
            
est, Con - gre - ga - vit nos in u - num

  
         
 

 
ja, O - ba ye, O - ba yo O Ye man -


         
                              

         
  
2

       
      

ly
  
159

     
          

on
 
Chris - ti a - mor, Con - gre - ga - vit

  
  
        
l
ja. O - ba ye, O - ba
sa

                
            
ru

     
2

   
        
        
Pe

  
162

       
       
   
nos in u - num Chris - ti a - mor,

     
        
yo O Ra au - sar.

  
      
     
       

    
     
       
    
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   S/A
I
fff
    
  
Al - le - lu - ia,
fff  
  
   
 
T/B

    



  
fff

        
  
  
   
     
    
   

ly
  
169
    
   

on
 

 
Al - le - lu - ia,
  
     
 
l
   
sa

 
  
           
ru

     
   
     
    
Pe

  
173
    
 

Al

- le

- lu -

ia,

  
 
           
                                    

  
     
  
 

 
    
   
    
    
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  
177
   
  
Al - le - lu - ia.
   
    
 

   


 


    



 
  

ly
   
    


  
180

  
l on





sa
  

    
 

ru

      
                
  
 

Pe

  
  

    
 

     
    


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