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The Shires Suite

The Shires Suite

for chorus and orchestra

texts from songs by William Byrd, Henry Purcell and Alexander Goehr


  • Instrumentation: chorus and orchestra
  • Edition: performance material
  • Language: English - Latin

 
Description
The individual movements of the Suite can be performed independently.
Details
Content text: I Prologue: Soomer is icoomen in
II Interlude I
III Cantata
IV Interlude II
V Epilogue: Non nobis Domine
Performance duration: 18'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
Uraufführung : 8. Juli 1970 Cheltenham (UK) Cheltenham Festival 1970 · Dirigent: Sir Michael Tippett · Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra · Schola Cantorum of Oxford
Year of composition: 1965-1970
instrumentation: 3(3.pic).2.ca.2.bcl.2(2.cbsn)-4.3.3.1-timp.6perc(glsp, xyl, tub bells, cym, sus cym, tam-t, metal bar or heavy tri, iron bar, metal plates, tamb, 2bng military drum, b.d., casts, clac, 2wdbl, whip, rattle, jingles, glasses, jazz kit)-egtr.hp.cel.pno-str(8.8.4.4.2 minimum)
Performances
Conductor: James Loughran
Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra
1984-09-13 | London (United Kingdom), Royal Albert Hall — 19.30 h
Orchestra: Leicester Educational Orchestra
1979-05-04 | Leicester (United Kingdom)
Orchestra: Scottish National Orchestra
1977-11-04 | (United Kingdom)
Orchestra: Scottish National Orchestra
1977-11-03 | (United Kingdom)
Orchestra: Kingston Polytechnics
1976-12-02 | (United Kingdom)
Orchestra: Cambridge Philharmonic
1971-02-04 | Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra
1970-09-12 | London (United Kingdom), Royal Albert Hall — 19.30 h
Conductor: Sir Michael Tippett
Orchestra: Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra
1970-07-08 | Cheltenham (United Kingdom) | World Premiere
The individual movements of the Suite can be performed independently.
Content text: I Prologue: Soomer is icoomen in
II Interlude I
III Cantata
IV Interlude II
V Epilogue: Non nobis Domine
Performance duration: 18'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
Uraufführung : 8. Juli 1970 Cheltenham (UK) Cheltenham Festival 1970 · Dirigent: Sir Michael Tippett · Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra · Schola Cantorum of Oxford
Year of composition: 1965-1970
instrumentation: 3(3.pic).2.ca.2.bcl.2(2.cbsn)-4.3.3.1-timp.6perc(glsp, xyl, tub bells, cym, sus cym, tam-t, metal bar or heavy tri, iron bar, metal plates, tamb, 2bng military drum, b.d., casts, clac, 2wdbl, whip, rattle, jingles, glasses, jazz kit)-egtr.hp.cel.pno-str(8.8.4.4.2 minimum)
Conductor: James Loughran
Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra
1984-09-13 | London (United Kingdom), Royal Albert Hall — 19.30 h
Orchestra: Leicester Educational Orchestra
1979-05-04 | Leicester (United Kingdom)
Orchestra: Scottish National Orchestra
1977-11-04 | (United Kingdom)
Orchestra: Scottish National Orchestra
1977-11-03 | (United Kingdom)
Orchestra: Kingston Polytechnics
1976-12-02 | (United Kingdom)
Orchestra: Cambridge Philharmonic
1971-02-04 | Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra
1970-09-12 | London (United Kingdom), Royal Albert Hall — 19.30 h
Conductor: Sir Michael Tippett
Orchestra: Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra
1970-07-08 | Cheltenham (United Kingdom) | World Premiere
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