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Voices #17 – English choir music from the 20th century.

Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells obtained a place in The Canon of a-capella choir music from the 20th century. Their music will sound amongst that of contemporaries in this episode of Voices. 
Herbert Howells
▪ My Eyes for Beauty Pine
Michael Tippett
▪ Dance, Clarion Air
▪ The Weeping Babe
▪ Plebs angelica
▪ Bonny at morn
John Rutter
▪ God be in my head
Henry Ley
▪ A Prayer of King Henry VI
William Harris
▪ Love of Love and Light of Light
William Walton
▪ A Litany ‘Drop, drop slow tears’
▪ Set me as a seal upon thine heart
▪ Jubilate Deo
Michael Tippett
▪ Five Negro Spirituals from A Child Of Our Time
Ralph Vaughan Williams
▪ O clap your hands
▪ Three Shakespeare Songs
▪ The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune ‘All people that on earth do dwell’
Stephen Darlington: Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Stephen Farr: Rieger-organ (1979)
CD: Regis RRC1323 (2010)

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