Music@Wellhayes: Devon

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Saturday 11th May 2024, 7:30 pm

Wellhayes Vineyard

Quartet performance

Music for a summer’s evening, themed around flowers and the beautiful month of May.

Corvus Consort presents a programme of summer music, ranging from renaissance madrigals through part-songs of the 19th and 20th centuries to the present day, centred around Benjamin Britten’s wonderful Five Flower Songs, Op. 47, and marking Gustav Holst’s 150th year with his Five Partsongs, Op. 12.

John Ireland (1879-1962)

When May is in his prime

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Silence and Music

Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)

In beauty may I walk

John Ireland (1879-1962)

The Hills

Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)

I praise the tender flower

Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)

I have loved flowers that fade

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Five Flower Songs, Op. 47

Alec Roth (b. 1948)

The Flower


Ther is no rose of swych vertu

Jacobus Clemens non Papa (c.1510-c.1555)

Ego flos campi a 3

William Byrd (c.1539-1623)

This sweet and merry month of May

Robert Pearsall (1795-1856)

Sweet as a flower in May

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

Five Partsongs, Op. 12

Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)

The long day closes


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