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Finzi’s, Let us garlands bring, Op 18, comprises settings of five Shakespearean songs and bears the inscription ‘For Ralph Vaughan Williams on his birthday Oct. Let Us Garlands Bring. Word count: Song Cycle by Gerald Finzi ( – ) Then to Silvia, let us sing, That Silvia is excelling; She excels each mortall. Let us Garlands bring. op. 18 () Their poetic sensitivity is further heightened in Finzi’s version with string orchestra. Come away, come away, death.

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The mood of the song is light and carefree.

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This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since The British Music Collection: Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations if applicable: One of Shakespeare ‘s best-known and lightest verses inspires a joyful dancing verse, exultant in the very idea of love.

The tempo and initial feeling of the song are dirge-like, but when the narrator proclaims “I am slain by a fair cruel maid,” the mood finzk the song lightens — still sad in tone, but the listener realizes from the music as well as lef words that this is the kind of being slain that future love will likely cure.

Other recordings available for download. Love gaarlands to her eyes repaire, To helpe him of his blindnesse: For the first three lines of each verse Finzi opts for transparent simplicity in his use of periodic two-bar phrases, but in the last two lines which are effectively fused this regularity is deftly subverted.

The final line of the song provides the title for the song cycle, “To her let us garlands bring. Published according to the True Originall Copies. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. This song is a call for a kiss, now, rather than waiting and losing the opportunity to life’s uncertainties.


View original text without footnotes 1 Pierson: Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.

This is a gentle song in a compound meter that states the attractions that the grave holds, that promises an end to the fears and worries of life. Finzi dedicated the cycle to that composer, who called “Fear no more the heat o’ the sun” one of the loveliest songs he had ever heard.

For the Love of Nature. The cycle, for baritone and piano or string orchestrahad its premiere on October 12,at the famous series of National Gallery Lunchtime Concerts in London a program devised to use the building for morale purposes after all the pictures had been taken out during the German bombing of London.

Submitted by Ted Perry 4. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

March Total duration: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly. For beauty lives with kindnesse: For more information, contact us at the following address: Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the garlwnds century to the twenty-first. Fear No Cinzi the Heat o’ the Sun. The five poems are: AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

Baker Sings Gluck, Lully, Marcello, etc. The date was the 70th birthday of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Love Blows as the Wind Blows: Sexy Trippy All Moods.

In the end, on the lines “Quiet consummation have; and renowned be thy grave,” the voice gently takes up the rocking rhythm of the first parts, but the accompaniment remains nearly still, and without rhythmic life.


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Let us Garlands bring

And being help’d, inhabits there. Not a flower, not a flower sweet, On my black coffin let there be [strown] 3 ; Not a friend, not a friend greet My poor corpse, where my bones shall be [thrown] 4: Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. It was a lover and his lass. It was a lover and his lass is characterized by a syncopated accompaniment pattern so much beloved of the composer which lends the song an invigorating sense of well-being and happiness. View original text without footnotes 1 Morley: O mistress mine [ sung text checked 1 time ] Language: My shroud of white, stuck all with yew, [O prepare it!

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed. Let Us Garlands Bring Word count: O stay and hear, your true love’s coming That can sing both high and low.

To her let us Garlands bring. But this is soon dispelled by the jubilation of the last verse replete with ecstatic coda. English and American Songs. The site is also available in several languages. Golden lads and girls all must, [As chimney-sweepers,] 1 come to dust.