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What cheer?

composer
1961
author of text
Richard Hill's Commonplace Book, 16th century

 
Sir William Walton began his musical life as a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. His first published composition, A litany, was a short anthem written at the age of 16, and from time to time he returned to church music, though the bulk of his output is orchestral. His handful of church pieces are all of high quality. What cheer?, a carol written in 1960, represents the exuberant, rhythmic side of his musical personality.

from notes by Collegium Records 1988

Recordings

A Christmas Present from Polyphony
NOEL2Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Faire is the Heaven
COLCD107Download only
O magnum misterium
CDA66925Archive Service
Voces 8 Christmas
Studio Master: SIGCD291Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Walton: Coronation Te Deum & other choral works
CDA6733020% off Polyphony

Details

Track 19 on CDA67330 [1'06] 20% off Polyphony
Track 17 on NOEL2 [1'06] Super-budget price sampler Download only
Track 27 on CDA66925 [1'04] Archive Service
Track 19 on COLCD107 [1'18] Download only
Track 18 on SIGCD291 [1'31] Download only

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