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A Hymn to the Virgin. Words Anon. (Circa 1300) SSAATTBB

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Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 10 Read more
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A Hymn to the Virgin. Words Anon. (Circa 1300) SSAATTBB

Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 10

As young as he was, aged only 16, Britten produced in this carol a tiny masterpiece. This is one of the most well-known and best-loved of his choral pieces. Understandably so, too. It has all the ingredients which make for a really satisfying choral experience. The use of a solo quartet or small semi-chorus, best placed at a distance, brings a dramatic element to the essential simplicity of the carol. The Latin responses of the semi-chorus to the medieval English words of the main chorus give these responses a further element of mystery which adds another layer of spiritual drama. The ratcheting up of the intensity in the final verse by increasing the tempo, by the ATB of the main chorus singing continuous rising phrases and by the sopranos singing a short phrase which is answered by the semi-chorus brings the piece to its climax. The final tranquillo page leads the carol to its conclusion in a mesmerizingly beautiful final phrase sung by the semi-chorus.- Paul Spicer060014512 | Britten Benjamin | Britten Benjamin







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