LAY A GARLAND PEARSALL PDF

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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Lyrics [ edit ] Gqrland song is sung by Aspasia where her betrothed is forced into a marriage of convenience to the king’s mistress. This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. April Total duration: Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation.

Lay a garland (Robert Lucas Pearsall)

The site is also available in several languages. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Taylor 3 Pearsall, A. Lay a garland composer. Maidens, willow branches wear, say she died true.

Crossing several centuries, from the sixteenth to the present day this album displays how every generation has been inspired to use both sacred and secular music as a powerful medium to express their personal emotions.

Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor. For more information, contact us at the following address: Garlanv a garland on my hearse of the [I] dismal yew.

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This album explores lxy great wealth of music written for unaccompanied choir in England, France and Germany during the Romantic era and into the twentieth century. Other recordings available for download.

Authorship by Francis Beaumont -“Aspatia’s song”, appears in The Maid’s Pearsaallfirst published [ author’s text checked 1 time ] by John Fletcher -“Aspatia’s song”, appears in The Maid’s Tragedyfirst published [ author’s text checked 1 time ].

Word was added to the into the composition. The original words are as follows: Maidens, willow branches wear, say I died true. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Gentle Lat This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since A celebration of music spanning the length and breadth lxy the British Isles, featuring mesmerising new arrangements of garlznd of the most beautiful tunes ever written.

Views Read Edit View history. Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations if applicable: In the play, the text is sung by one of the characters, Aspasia, when she realises that her betrothed has been forced into a marriage with the mistress of the king.

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 original words for the music are more appropriate to a secular occasion. However Pearsall’s music is set to these adapted words changed from first to third person [1] [2]. Other recordings available for download. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Frustratingly, this live concert recording could have done with a bit more of the latter.

Armonico ConsortChristopher Monks conductor. Don’t show me this message again. Your gift is greatly appreciated.

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Neglected vocal delights of Victorian England are spirited back to vivid life by the expert Royal Holloway Choir. Robert Lucas Pearsall Armonico ConsortChristopher Monks conductor. November Total duration: It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pearsall garlanr 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.

Neglected vocal delights of Victorian England are spirited back to vivid life by the expert Royal Holloway Choir.

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Don’t show me this message again. My love was false, but I was firm [From my hour of birth;] 2 Upon my buried body lie Lightly, [gentle] 3 earth. English Lay a garland on my hearse, Of the dismal yew, Maidens, willow branches [bear] 1Say I died true.

The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor. The song is sung by Aspasia where her betrothed is pearsqll into a marriage of convenience to the king’s mistress. Her love was false, but she was firm Upon her buried body lie lightly, thou [II] gentle earth.