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McCabe, John - Songs Of The Garden

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SATB Soli, SATB Chorus, Brass Quintet, Organ Accompaniment - Sheet Music

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Written for SATB soloists, with SATB chorus, Brass Quintet and Organ, this setting was inspired by the illustrations of 18th Century Japanese artist Utamaro. McCabe has selected a group of texts that are chosen to express the period of spring to autumn from the view of the Garden and its inhabitants, including the birds, insects, plants and animals. The texts are taken from sources as diverse as John Clare, William Blake and Walt Whitman. The set was written in 2003/04 and commissioned by the The John Armitage Memorial Trust.


Contents

  • A Curse On The Cat
  • A Noiseless Patient Spider
  • An August Midnight
  • Halcyon Days
  • Nature's Hymn To The Deity
  • The Fly
  • The Hedge Sparrow
  • The Lily-white Rose
  • The Swallow
  • To Daffodils

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