Chorus and Orchestra (38 mins)
Commissioned by John Smith and the Bedford Choral Society, 1998.
Soprano soloist. SATB choir and small orchestra. 1 Flute, 2 Oboes, 2 Bassoons, 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Timpani, Harp and Strings 44221
Settings of texts by Striggio, Milton, Campion & Crashaw. The ideal occasional work but not just for November 22nd! Goes well with Handel Ode to Saint Cecilia.
Music that is full of vitality and sustained lyricism. A work for a top-quality soprano soloist to get her teeth into!
First performed at Bedford Town Hall. Soprano soloist Hilary Thomas.
Score hire through Oxford University Press: for chorus and orchestra (#C7784).
Sample CD recording available from Corinium Music. Write for more information.