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in preparation

Sharp Thorne · To the Lovers' Well

in preparation

Sharp Thorne · To the Lovers' Well

for four male voices

text for Sharp Thorn by Sylvia Townsend Warner and anonymous (15th century)

text for To the Lovers' Well by Geoffrey Hill and anonymous (medieval)


  • Instrumentation: 4 solo voices
  • Edition: performance score
  • Language: English
  • Order No.: ED 13010

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Description
This edition includes two vocal works by John Casken for four male voices. Both Sharp Thorne (7 mins) and To the Lovers’ Well (10 mins) interweave ancient and modern texts, ideal choices for vocal ensembles looking to programme a mix of contemporary and early music.
Details
Content text: Sharp Thorne (1991-92), 7 minutes
To the Lovers Well (2001), 10 minutes
ISMN: 979-0-2201-2644-4
Performance duration: 17'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
UPC: 841886009981
Uraufführung : 3. März 1992 Durham, Durham Cathedral (UK) · Hilliard Ensemble (World premiere of Sharp Thorne)

3. September 2001 London, Victoria & Albert Museum (UK) BBC Proms 2001 · Orlando Consort (World premiere of To the Lovers Well)
Year of composition: 1991-2001
Performances
2001-09-03 | London (United Kingdom), Victoria & Albert Museum — 13:00 | World Premiere
1992-03-03 | Durham (United Kingdom), Durham Cathedral | World Premiere
Sound Clips
Casken (text Townsend Warner / 15th century) · Sharp Thorne for four voices · sound clip
This edition includes two vocal works by John Casken for four male voices. Both Sharp Thorne (7 mins) and To the Lovers’ Well (10 mins) interweave ancient and modern texts, ideal choices for vocal ensembles looking to programme a mix of contemporary and early music.
Content text: Sharp Thorne (1991-92), 7 minutes
To the Lovers Well (2001), 10 minutes
ISMN: 979-0-2201-2644-4
Performance duration: 17'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
UPC: 841886009981
Uraufführung : 3. März 1992 Durham, Durham Cathedral (UK) · Hilliard Ensemble (World premiere of Sharp Thorne)

3. September 2001 London, Victoria & Albert Museum (UK) BBC Proms 2001 · Orlando Consort (World premiere of To the Lovers Well)
Year of composition: 1991-2001
2001-09-03 | London (United Kingdom), Victoria & Albert Museum — 13:00 | World Premiere
1992-03-03 | Durham (United Kingdom), Durham Cathedral | World Premiere
Casken (text Townsend Warner / 15th century) · Sharp Thorne for four voices · sound clip