Robert Lucas Pearsall birth

English composer Robert Lucas Pearsall was born on this day in 1795.
Included on this album – A Double Celebration, is his beautiful setting of the English poem, ‘Lay a Garland’, composed for eight-part choir.

“His choral music has that indefinable ‘ring’, instantly recognizable in the work of an authentic choral composer. JR”

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