The Silver Swan

Past Concert

Event details

  • St Laurence's Church, Reading
  • March 3, 2007
  • Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM

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The Silver Swan

St Laurence's Church, Friar St, Reading, RG1 1DA

Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM
March 3, 2007

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The Silver Swan

St Laurence's Church, Friar St, Reading, RG1 1DA

Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM
March 3, 2007

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The spring 2007 concert was the second in our ‘Fairest Isle’ series, and featured secular music from English composers through the ages.

Programme (PDF)

  • Five English folk-songs – The dark-eyed sailor (Vaughan-Williams)
  • Five English folk-songs – The springtime of the year (Vaughan-
  • illiams)
  • Five English folk-songs – Just as the tide was flowing (Vaughan-
  • illiams)
  • Five English folk-songs – The lover’s ghost (Vaughan-Williams)
  • Five English folk-songs – Wassail song (Vaughan-Williams)
  • Lay a garland (Pearsall)
  • My Spirit sang all day (Finzi)
  • My love dwelt in a northern land (Elgar)
  • The Bluebird (Stanford)
  • Full fathom five (Wood)
  • Greensleeves (Vaughan-Williams)
  • The long day closes (Sullivan)
  • Birthday madrigals – It was a lover and his lass (Rutter)
  • All creatures now (Bennett)
  • April is in my mistress’ face (Morley)
  • Mother, I will have a husband (Vautor)
  • The silver swan (Gibbons)
  • Thule, the period of cosmography and the Andalusian merchant
  • Weelkes)
  • Early one morning (Wilcocks (arr.))
  • O waly waly (Rutter (arr.))
  • I love my love (Holst (arr.))
  • The turtle dove (Vaughan-Williams (arr.))
  • The keel row (Byrt (arr.))
  • She moves through the fair (Runswick (arr.))
  • Scarborough fair (Runswick (arr.))
  • Dashing away with the smoothing iron (Rutter (arr.))