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Lord of the Dance

First line:
I danced in the morning when the world was begun
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Lord of the Dance is a new arrangement of an old favourite. The melody, originally an American Shaker song called The Gift to be Simple, was popularized first by Aaron Copland’s use of it in his ballet score Appalachian Spring, and later by the English hymn-writer Sydney Carter’s striking new text, which was inspired by the traditional carol Tomorrow shall be my dancing day.

from notes by John Rutter © 2001

Recordings

Rutter: Feel the Spirit & Birthday Madrigals
CSCD523Download only

Details

Track 16 on CSCD523 [3'15] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CSCD523 track 16

Artists
ISRC
GB-AKR-01-12816
Duration
3'15
Recording date
April 2001
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Simon Eadon
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
Hyperion usage
  1. Rutter: Feel the Spirit & Birthday Madrigals (CSCD523)
    Disc 1 Track 16
    Release date: November 2013
    Download only
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