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DYSON, G.: Choral Symphony / St Paul's Voyage to Melita (E. Watts, Hulcup, Ellicott, R. Williams, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony, D. Hill)

    

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DYSON, G.: Choral Symphony / St Paul's Voyage to Melita (E. Watts, Hulcup, Ellicott, R. Williams, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony, D. Hill)

Born into a working-class family, George Dyson became one of the most important musicians and composers of his day. The previously unknown Choral Symphony was written as an examination work while Dyson was studying at Oxford, and it was only recently discovered at the Bodleian Library. Dyson relishes his dramatic chosen text from Psalm 107 on the expulsion from and homecoming of the Jews to Israel, a narrative that inspires trademark features that would make his later works so attractive. Its seascape finale links neatly with St Paul’s Voyage to Melita, another vivid text from which Technicolor musical images are conjured.


Dyson, George
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  Choral Symphony
1.   I. Overture: Adagio - Allegro energico - Adagio e tranquillo 00:11:57
2.   II. Allegro agitato, ma non troppo - Quasi adagio e molto tranquillo - Allegretto cantabile 00:10:43
3.   III. Largo 00:10:36
4.   IV. Allegro molto - Andante tranquillo - Con moto comodo 00:10:50

Dyson, George
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  St Paul's Voyage to Melita
5.   St Paul's Voyage to Melita 00:31:22

Total Playing Time: 01:15:28






Composer(s):
Dyson, George

Lyricist(s):
Bible - New Testament; Bible - Old Testament

Conductor(s):
Hill, David

Orchestra(s):
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Choir(s):
Bach Choir, The

Artist(s):
Ellicott, Joshua; Hulcup, Caitlin; Watts, Elizabeth; Williams, Roderick

Label: Naxos

Series: English Choral Music

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573770

Barcode: 747313377077

Physical Release: 11/2017

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