Cantata for tenor solo, chorus (SATB), semi-chorus (SA), four boy singers and string orchestra, piano duet, percussion and organ, op. 42
Period of composition: Dec 1947 - 31 May 1948
First performance: 5 Jub 1948 >>
Type of performance: Church performance
Location: Aldeburgh Parish Church, Aldeburgh Festival
Performance details:

Peter Pears ten, The Aldeburgh Festival Choir, unnamed chamber orchestra, Leslie Woodgate cond

Genre: Choral
Text: Eric Crozier
Performing forces:

Orchestra: perc (timp, sd, bd, td, cymb, trgl, gong, whip) - pf (four hands) - org - str

Duration: 50'
Dedication: 'This Cantata was written for performance at the centenary celebrations of Lancing College, Sussex, on 24 July 1948'


Includes two congregational hymns:

'All people that on earth do dwell'. Words by W. Kethe, tune ('Old hundredth') from Genevan Psalter;

'God moves in a mysterious way'. Words by W. Cowper, tune ('Longdon new') from Playford's Psalms and hymns (1671).