Lighten our Darkness by Alec Roth is a contemporary sacred choral work or unaccompanied SATB choir. The words are taken from the Third Collect at Evening Prayer, Book of Common Prayer 1662. Lighten our Darkness was commissioned by Professor Tim Burt to mark his retirement as master of Hatfield College, University of Durham and first performed by the Chapel Choir, directed by Jonathan Allsopp, at Evensong, Hatfield College Chapel, on 22 June 2017.
The complete Evensong service composed for Hatfield College consists of the following items:
EP73510 Lighten our Darkness (Introit)
EP72823 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
EP72602 Sol Justitiae (Anthem)