For 24 unaccompanied singers:
6 Sopranos, 6 Altos, 6 Tenors, 6 Basses
"The most distinguished contribution was Peter McAleer's Doorkeeper, which blends spirituals with overlapping phrases reminiscent of Tallis in a demand for religious and political unity." - Tim Ashley - the Guardian.
The piece was commissioned by the BBC Singers at an event curated by the SPNM (now Sound and Music). It was first performed by the singers at the QEH as part of Inventions 2005.