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Bright cap and streamers

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Joyce considered the poems from his Chamber Music collection ‘pretty enough to be put to music’ and expressed the hope to his brother that ‘someone will do so, someone that knows old English music, as I like’. The two poems set by English composer Colin Mawby—Strings in the earth and air (I) and Bright cap and streamers (X)—are both imbued with images of music and references to song in particular. The youthful passion of the latter is reflected in the writing for clarinet and choir.

from notes by Desmond Earley © 2019


Perpetual twilight
Studio Master: SIGCD558Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 14 on SIGCD558 [2'43] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD558 track 14

Recording date
29 April 2018
Recording venue
All Hallows College, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland
Recording producer
Nigel Short
Recording engineer
Andrew Mellor
Hyperion usage
  1. Perpetual twilight (SIGCD558)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: March 2019
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