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Track(s) taken from CDA66271/2

How calmly the evening

1907; E flat major; SATB
author of text

Worcester Cathedral Choir, Donald Hunt (conductor)
Recording details: March 1987
The Chapter House, Worcester Cathedral, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: December 1987
Total duration: 3 minutes 3 seconds

Cover artwork: Broadheath (Elgar's birthplace) by David Birtwhistle


'Another invaluable issue from Hyperion' (Music and Musicians)
A product of late 1907 is the partsong How calmly the evening once more is descending, to words by T T Lynch, written for publication in The Musical Times. It is gentle and hymn-like or, to quote Elgar, 'homely but felt'.

from notes by Michael Kennedy © 1987

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