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Thaxted Festival: Opus Anglicanum

When
Saturday July 7, 2018 at 19:30
Where
Thaxted Parish Church, Thaxted
Tickets
£21 / £16 / £12 / £10 restricted view / £12 age 30 and under offer
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  1. Hal an Tow - Peter Nardone
  2. Helston May Song - Peter Nardone
  3. Cornwall - Peter Nardone
  4. The seeds of love - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  5. 5 Variants on 'Dives and Lazarus' - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  6. Bushes and Briars - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  7. Brigg Fair - Traditional, arranged for choir by Percy Grainger
  8. High Germany, from 3rd movement: March - Folk songs from Somerset, from English Folk Song Suite - Ralph Vaughan Williams

In the early twentieth century, Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Percy Grainger and Cecil Sharp all set off across the byways of England to capture a treasury of song from the villagers they met. The five singers of Opus Anglicanum will recreate the tapestry of this folksong heritage, with narration by BBC Radio Four’s Zeb Soanes.

‘One of the most magical evenings I can remember.’


Venue
Thaxted Parish Church
Watling Street
Thaxted
Essex
CM6 2QY
England
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