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As dew in Aprylle

First line:
I syng of a mayden
composer
author of text
Sloane Manuscript, c1450

 
Peter Warlock’s pint-sized, gossamer-weighted As dew in Aprylle deserves to be much better known than it is. First published in 1924, much of its charm comes from the delicate chromaticism of the harmonisations, and the constantly changing metre—flitting mostly between five and four beats to a bar—which creates a smoothly flowing feel.

from notes by Charlotte Gardner 2016

Recordings

Christmas with St John's
Studio Master: SIGCD458Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
A Very English Christmas
Studio Master: SIGCD902Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
O magnum misterium
CDA66925Archive Service

Details

Track 15 on SIGCD458 [1'57] Download only
Track 7 on CDA66925 [1'49] Archive Service
Track 11 on SIGCD902 [1'52] Download only

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