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Good-will to men, and peace on Earth

First line:
Behold a lucid Light appears
author of text
circa 1840; from Ralph Dunstan's The Cornish Song Book

Metrical devices familiar from medieval soundscapes characterise Dobrinka Tabakova’s Good-will to men, and peace on Earth, and the composer achieves a ‘playful element’ (in her words): the traditions of conviviality associated with carols (again traceable to their medieval origins) are here reinforced by the use of clapping as another component in the texture.

from notes by Owen Rees © 2020


A Ceremony of Carols
Studio Master: SIGCD627Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 19 on SIGCD627 [2'27] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD627 track 19

Recording date
3 July 2019
Recording venue
The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch
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  1. A Ceremony of Carols (SIGCD627)
    Disc 1 Track 19
    Release date: October 2020
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