Richard Roderick Jones
©Sue Thomason Jones 2002
THE ALTAR FIRE
Scenic Celebration for mimes, actors, dancers, speakers, 70 minutes
Voices and orchestra.
Libretto by Mel Thomas after Tacitus
Sound- track: Final Chorus 3.12 mins
GWENT EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre
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The full chorus sing of Gwalia ( Wales ) rising like a phoenix from the ashes.
This begins gently and ends with great power.
‘Rise now phoenix for you shall beckon
Life anew from Gwalia’s might.
Fire of death give life to our children,
Altar of Fire, Altar of Light.’