Poetry in Music: Painswick

13 May 2017 3pm St Mary's Church

Explore  the intimate relationship between poetry and music in a programme of a cappella English works from across the centuries. Enjoy powerful settings of works by writers as varied as Edmund Spenser, Christopher Fry and W.H. Auden.

Performers

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers conductor

Programme

Harris Faire is the heaven
James MacMillan The Gallant Weaver
Rubbra There is a spirit
Weelkes When David heard
Tippett Dance, clarion air
Britten The Evening Primrose
Jonathan Dove Into thy hands
Britten Hymn to Saint Cecilia
Pearsall Lay a Garland
Rubbra Eternitie
East When David heard
Harris Bring us, O Lord God
Finzi My spirit sang all day
Howells Take him, earth, for cherishing

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