Thomas Hyde: Orpheus With His Lute

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Catalogue No: NOV165814
Composer: Thomas Hyde
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

Orpheus With His Lute is a work by Thomas Hyde for Unaccompanied SATB Choir. Dedicated to the memory of the late John McCabe, this work is a setting of lines from Shakespeare's Henry VIII. A full performance lasts around 2 minutes.

A review in the July/August issue of Choir and Organ magazine stated "Hyde prioritises communication of the text in a direct manner and the work is only two minutes long, but here the style is a perfect recreation of the mid/late 20th-century English partsong.

Published on: 25 February 2016
No of pages: 4
Length: 2'
Language: English
Publisher: Novello & Co Ltd.
 
     

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