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Pastoral 'Lie strewn the white flocks'




Britten: Choral dances from Gloriana; Bliss: Pastoral 'Lie strewn the white flocks'; Holst: Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda


No 1: The Shepherds' Holyday  Thus, thus begin the yearly rites
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Track 6 on CDH55050 [4'23]
No 2: A Hymn to Pan  All ye woods and trees and bowers
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Track 7 on CDH55050 [2'57]
No 3: Pan's Saraband
No 4: Pan and Echo – The Naiads' Music  Where while I seek you, Echo, do you live, Love? – Come, ye sorrowful and steep
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Pan and Echo
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Pan and Echo
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The Naiad's Music

Track 9 on CDH55050 [9'50]
No 5: The Pigeon Song  Little pigeon, grave and fleet
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Track 10 on CDH55050 [5'16]
No 6: The Song of the Reapers  Demeter, rich in fruit, and rich in grain
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Track 11 on CDH55050 [1'58]
No 7: The Shepherd's Night-Song  Now arched dark boughs hang dim and still – Shepherds all, maidens fair
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Now arched dark boughs hang dim and still
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Shepherds aII, maidens fair

Track 12 on CDH55050 [8'32]

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Pan's Saraband
Recording date
17 March 1985
Recording venue
St Paul's School for Girls, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
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