And since to look at things in bloom 2013
5 songs for SATB chorus and piano (15’)
Texts: Henry Constable (1562-1613): Diaphenia; A. E. Housman (1859-1936): Loveliest of trees; Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892): Now sleeps the crimson petal; Ben Jonson (1572-1637): A withered daffodil (from Cynthia’s Rebels); John Wilbye (1573-1638): Adieu, sweet amaryllis.
Commissioned by the Kingston Choral Society.
First performance: St. Andrew’s Church, Surbiton, Surrey, UK, 29/06/2013. Kingston Choral Society; Leanne Singh-Levett | piano; Andrew Griffiths | conductor