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The Three Ravens

First line:
There were three rav'ns sat on a tree
composer
arranger
author of text
Lincolnshire folk song

 
A deeply touching story which takes place over one day, a poignant moment in it marked by the bell for Evensong. Edward Chapman (1902–1981) held a number of distinguished posts including Musical Director of the Highgate Choral Society. John Rutter and John Tavener were contemporary students of his at Highgate School. This masterly arrangement is scored for SATB (with division) and baritone solo, and uses an effectively broad harmonic palette for such a simple melody.

from notes by Ralph Allwood & Timothy Teague � 2015

Recordings

There is sweet music
CSCD505Download only
Time and its Passing
Studio Master: SIGCD445Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 12 on CSCD505 [4'52] Download only
Track 4 on SIGCD445 [5'25] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD445 track 4

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-15-44504
Duration
5'25
Recording date
18 July 2015
Recording venue
St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Dave Rowell & Robin Hawkins
Hyperion usage
  1. Time and its Passing (SIGCD445)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: December 2015
    Download only
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