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Christmas Past

composer
1989 for piano, revised for organ 2012; dedicated 'to my grandmother, Edith McGowan'

 
The adult composer’s reflections on childhood Christmases are wired into the collective consciousness of shared hope, expectation, joy and disappointments in her Christmas Past, originally conceived in 1989 as a set of children’s piano pieces and revised for organ in 2012. The music’s fabric contains references to other Bingham works and fleeting lines and rhythmic motifs from evergreen Christmas carols.

from notes by Andrew Stewart 2013

Recordings

Bingham: Choral Music
Studio Master: CDA67909Please, someone, buy me …Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Movement 1: Hope
Track 12 on CDA67909 [1'54] Please, someone, buy me
Movement 2: Midnight
Track 13 on CDA67909 [1'48] Please, someone, buy me
Movement 3: The Gift
Track 14 on CDA67909 [2'58] Please, someone, buy me
Movement 4: Christmas Past
Track 15 on CDA67909 [2'08] Please, someone, buy me

Track-specific metadata for CDA67909 track 12

Hope
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-13-90912
Duration
1'54
Recording date
20 June 2012
Recording venue
Wells Cathedral, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Jeremy Summerly
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Bingham: Choral Music (CDA67909)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: August 2013
    Please, someone, buy me
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