This Sonata for Cello and Piano is a 20-minute work cast in six movements. The subtitle, Ordo salutis, is the Latin phrase for 'order of salvation,' a theological concept that attempts to describe the working of God in the life of a person to bring him to repentance and faith. Consequently, the six movements, all played without pause, deal with the theological concepts of bondage, conviction, repentance, justification, sanctification and glorification.
This work will be both a technical and musical challenge to the performers. The music has been recorded by Cole Tutino, cello with Lin-Yu Wang, piano. Audio samples are from movements 1, 2, 3, and 5.