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English Song Cycles

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>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Aubade for Coronation Morning, for 2 solo voices and chorus (for "A Garland For The Queen"), F. 37
>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : What is it like to be Young and Fair, for SSAAT chorus
>Tippett, Michael : Dance, Clarion Air, madrigal for chorus
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Silence and music
>Berkeley, Lennox : Spring at This Hour, for chorus, Op. 37/2
>Ireland, John [Composer] : The Hills, for chorus
>Howells, Herbert : Inheritance (for A Garland for the Queen)
>Finzi, Gerald [Composer] : White-Flowering Days for chorus, Op 37
>Rawsthorne, Alan : Canzonet (for A Garland for the Queen)
>Rubbra, Edmund [Composer] : Salutation (from A Garland For The Queen)
>Britten, Benjamin : A. M. D. G. (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam), for chorus, Op. 17
>Britten, Benjamin : Sacred and Profane, medieval lyrics (8) for SSATB chorus, Op. 91

Album Summary

>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Aubade for Coronation Morning, for 2 solo voices and chorus (for "A Garland For The Queen"), F. 37
>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : What is it like to be Young and Fair, for SSAAT chorus
>Tippett, Michael : Dance, Clarion Air, madrigal for chorus
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Silence and music
>Berkeley, Lennox : Spring at This Hour, for chorus, Op. 37/2
>Ireland, John [Composer] : The Hills, for chorus
>Howells, Herbert : Inheritance (for A Garland for the Queen)
>Finzi, Gerald [Composer] : White-Flowering Days for chorus, Op 37
>Rawsthorne, Alan : Canzonet (for A Garland for the Queen)
>Rubbra, Edmund [Composer] : Salutation (from A Garland For The Queen)
>Britten, Benjamin : A. M. D. G. (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam), for chorus, Op. 17
>Britten, Benjamin : Sacred and Profane, medieval lyrics (8) for SSATB chorus, Op. 91
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Recording information: St George's Church, Cambridge, England (06/1991).



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Works Details

>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Aubade for Coronation Morning, for 2 solo voices and chorus (for "A Garland For The Queen"), F. 37
  • Performers: Rachel Elliott (Soprano); Hester Gomme
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : What is it like to be Young and Fair, for SSAAT chorus
  • Performer: Ruth Morris (Voice)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Tippett, Michael : Dance, Clarion Air, madrigal for chorus
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1952

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Silence and music
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1953

>Berkeley, Lennox : Spring at This Hour, for chorus, Op. 37/2
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Ireland, John [Composer] : The Hills, for chorus
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1953

>Howells, Herbert : Inheritance (for A Garland for the Queen)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1953

>Finzi, Gerald [Composer] : White-Flowering Days for chorus, Op 37
  • Performers: Tanya Wicks (Soprano); Piers Maxim (Organ); Nick Hudson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1953

>Rawsthorne, Alan : Canzonet (for A Garland for the Queen)
  • Performer: Rachel Elliott (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Rubbra, Edmund [Composer] : Salutation (from A Garland For The Queen)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Britten, Benjamin : A. M. D. G. (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam), for chorus, Op. 17
  • Running Time: 16 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Britten, Benjamin : Sacred and Profane, medieval lyrics (8) for SSATB chorus, Op. 91
  • Running Time: 14 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1975