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Corpus Christi Carol

First line:
Down in yon forest there stands a hall
composer
1964; Cambridge Hymnal
author of text

 
Maw’s arrangement of the Corpus Christi Carol (1964) for sopranos with descant and piano, was commissioned for The Cambridge Hymnal; the words and melody were collected by Vaughan Williams in Derbyshire. In this performance a wider use of the choral forces of Schola Cantorum of Oxford are employed. Particularly effective is the rocking, gently syncopated and dissonant accompaniment that underlies the second and fourth verses.

from notes by Andrew Burn © 2007

Recordings

Maw: One foot in Eden still, I stand & other choral works
CDA67615

Details

Track 12 on CDA67615 [3'25]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67615 track 12

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-07-61512
Duration
3'25
Recording date
14 March 2000
Recording venue
Exeter College Chapel, Oxford, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Nick Flower
Recording engineer
Mike Skeet
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