Choral dances from 'Gloriana' / Britten. 'Lie strewn the white flocks' / Bliss. Choral hymns from the Rig Veda / Holst.

Format
Audio
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Hyperion, [1988]
Description
1 online resource (1 sound file)

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Author
Singer
Instrumentalist
Conductor
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Contains
Notes
  • The 1st work originally for unacc. chorus; the 2nd work for women's chorus and harp; the 3rd work for mezzo-soprano, mixed chorus, and orchestra.
  • Words of the 1st work by William Plomer; words of the 3rd work by various authors.
  • Editions recorded: Boosey & Hawkes (1st work); Novello (3rd work).
Time and place of event
Recorded 1985 March 16-17 St. Paul's Girls School, Hammersmith, London.
Source of description
Hard copy version record.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
Martyn Hill, tenor ; Shirley Minty, mezzo-soprano ; Thelma Owen, harp ; Judith Pearce, flute ; Holst Singers ; Holst Orchestra ; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor.
Contents
  • Choral dances : from Gloriana op. 53 : for tenor, harp and chorus / Benjamin Britten (12:08)
  • Choral hymns from the Rig Veda. Group 3 : op. 26, no. 3 for female voices and harp / Gustav Holst (12:35)
  • Pastoral : Lie strewn the white flocks : for chorus, mezzo soprano, flute, drums and string orchestra / Arthur Bliss (35:10).
Publisher no.
00602448804617
OCLC
1425873896
International Standard Recording Code
  • GBAJY8817501
  • GBAJY8817502
  • GBAJY8817503
  • GBAJY8817504
  • GBAJY8817505
  • GBAJY8817506
  • GBAJY8817507
  • GBAJY8817508
  • GBAJY8817509
  • GBAJY8817510
  • GBAJY8817511
  • GBAJY8817512
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