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Events Category: Folk music

The Seeds of Love

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Categories: British Composers, Folk music, Song
Tags: cecil sharp house, imperial male voice choir

Saturday 15th June 2024, 7:30 PM at Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Road, Camden, London, NW1 7AY

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Programme
Ralph Vaughan Williams – 5 English Folk Songs
Gustav Holst – 6 Choral Folksongs, Op.36
Percy Grainger – Shallow Brown
~ Interval ~
Benjamin Britten – The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
Michael Tippett – The Child of our Time: 2 spirituals
Peter Warlock – Captain Stratton’s Fancy

Performers
Deborah Miles-Johnson – Conductor
Paul Webster – piano
Imperial Male Voice Choir

Commemorating the 150th birthday of Gustav Holst, this is a rare opportunity to hear his and his contemporaries’ arrangements of folk and traditional song for male voices. In addition the Imperial Male Voice Choir will perform examples that are more recent and from other lands.

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