Gardner A Shakespeare Sequence SSAA & piano duet

Gardner A Shakespeare Sequence SSAA & piano duet

Gardner A Shakespeare Sequence SSAA & piano duet

£4.95

for SSAA, piano duet, and percussion
This is a charming set of eight short movements, beautifully and intelligently setting some of Shakespeare's best-loved words. Ideal for upper voice choirs looking for something interesting and accessible, each movement creates a new atmosphere, from jaunty and angular to mysterious and atmospheric.
Contents
It was a lover and his lass
Who is Silvia?
O mistress mine
If music be the food of love, play on
Take, O take those lips away
Full fathom five
Orpheus with his lute
Under the greenwood tree


John Gardner (1917-2011)John Gardner was born in Manchester and educated at Wellington College and Oxford University. After 6 years in the RAF, he joined the music staff of the Royal Opera House, leaving at the end of 1952 to pursue a freelance career as composer, teacher, pianist, and conductor. He has composed three symphonies, several large-scale cantatas, four operas, and a great variety of ensemble, solo and choral music as well as theatre music for the Old Vic and the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford.

SKU: 0193411913