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Perfect love

author of text
adapted from St Paul’s first letter to Corinth

The ‘hymn to love’ in St Paul’s first letter to Corinth is one of scripture’s purple passages. It describes love by the qualities it expresses in relationships. It is, says Paul, one of the three things that last forever. The song Perfect love is not a paraphrase of the text, rather it is an interpretation of it. The setting was commissioned by the Chamber Choir of Bradford Grammar School.

from notes by Andrew Hawes & Patrick Hawes © 2009


Hawes: Songs of Songs
Studio Master: SIGCD162Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 7 on SIGCD162 [4'02] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD162 track 7

Recording date
2 December 2008
Recording venue
St Giles' Cripplegate, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Alexander Van Ingen
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & Matt Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Hawes: Songs of Songs (SIGCD162)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: April 2009
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