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Fancies

SATB; Accompanied

A cycle of six choral settings of Elizabethan poetry by Campion, Herrick, Middleton, Shakespeare, and others.
Tell me where is fancy bred
There is a garden in her face
The urchin’s song
Riddle song
Midnight’s bell
The bellman’s song

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Duration: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy, Moderately Difficult
Published: 08 February 1973
ISBN: 9780193380714

Programme notes

The Fancies are the fleeting ideas, dreams and whims that flit like Will-o’-the-wisps through the imagination of every artist. Consisting of 6 movements, Fancies is scored for choir and chamber orchestra.

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