Karl Jenkins http://wrti.org en Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace http://wrti.org/post/karl-jenkins-armed-man-mass-peace <p>Landing at No. 1 of a 2008 top-10 list of works by living composers in the U.K. was <em>The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace</em> by Karl Jenkins. I was fortunate to be in the audience last fall as the Main Line’s Wayne Oratorio Society performed it in concert. I was transfixed.<br><br>Commissioned for the new millennium and premiered in 2000, <em>The Armed Man </em>uses the medieval French song “L’Homme Armé” (The Armed Man), the basis of innumerable 15th- and 16th-century Mass settings.<br> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:43:06 +0000 Mark Pinto 4654 at http://wrti.org Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace