Green (2012)

August 12th, 2017

Green (2012)

A Setting of DH Lawrence’s Green.

3′

SATB

fp. 21 March 2013; Choir of Selwyn College Cambridge, Nicholas Cleobury, St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London, UK

Sco.p. 22 November 2013; Choir of King’s College Aberdeen, David Smith, St Machar’s Cathedral, Aberdeen, UK

A recording of this work is available on Phillip Cooke, Choral Music released on Regent Records, REGCD411 and available to buy here.

Green (2012) (pdf)

PROGRAMME NOTE

Green is a simple setting of DH Lawrence’s poem for SATB unaccompanied choir. The work is one of a protracted set of ‘partsongs’ taking their influence from the Romantic idea of the partsong as a simple, homophonic, melody dominated  piece often taking its inspiration from nature and other Romantic notions.

PAC

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