Lay a garland. composer. Robert Lucas Pearsall (). ; SSAATTBB. author of text. Francis Beaumont (). from The Maid’s Tragedy, Act II. Lay a garland is a setting of a secular text from The Maid’s Tragedy by the Renaissance playwright Francis Beaumont and is in eight parts. In the play, the text is. This is heartbreakingly beautiful. Have a listen to Voces8’s flawless rendition of Pearsall’s ‘Lay a Garland’.
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Maidens, willow branches wear, say she died true. Retrieved from ” https: My love was false, but I was firm [From my hour of birth;] 2 Upon my buried body garlanx Lightly, [gentle] 3 earth. This album explores the great wealth of music written for unaccompanied choir in England, France and Germany during the Romantic era and into the twentieth century. Robert Lucas Pearsall November Total duration: Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor.
In the play, the text is sung by one of the characters, Aspasia, when she realises that her betrothed has ly forced into a marriage with the mistress of the king. Her love was false, but she was firm Upon her buried body lie lightly, thou [II] gentle earth.
April Total duration: Gentle Reminder This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Lay a garland composer. Pearsall here develops the use of the suspension to exquisite lengths, in this perfectly formed and mournful work, developing the secular practices of such composers such as Thomas Morley, and in particular his balletts. This is more often performed by choirs in a liturgical setting, as the garladn words for the music are more appropriate to a secular occasion.
Taylor 3 Pearsall, A. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain. Lay a garland on her hearse of dismal yew. Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor. It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected w without permission. Neglected vocal delights of Victorian England are spirited back to vivid life by the expert Royal Holloway Choir. Don’t show me this message again. Armonico ConsortGzrland Monks conductor. Lay a garland on my hearse of the [I] dismal yew.
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Maidens, willow branches wear, say I died true. A celebration of music spanning the length and breadth of the British Isles, featuring mesmerising new arrangements of some of the most beautiful tunes ever written.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations if applicable: This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Lyrics [ gxrland ] The song is sung by Aspasia where prarsall betrothed is forced into a marriage of convenience to the king’s mistress.
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