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The Birds go by : SATB choir with piano

by Richard Charlton (2011)

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Performance by Worcester Chorus, Chris Shepard from the CD birds go by

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The birds go by / Richard Charlton ; Worcester Chorus.

Library shelf no. CD 2218 [Available for loan]

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The birds go by / Richard Charlton ; text by John Shaw Neilson.

Library shelf no. 782.5542/CHA 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

The work uses a text by Australian poet John Shaw Neilson and seeks to embrace Neilson's vision of the world where, no matter what happens, some things are eternal even if only seen fleetingly.

Work Details

Year: 2011

Instrumentation: SATB chorus, piano.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to Chris Shepard

Commission note: Commissioned by Chris Shepard for performance by Worcester Chorus.

First performance: by Worcester Chorus, Chris Shepard — 3 Jun 11. The First Unitarian Church, Worcester MA, USA


Performances of this work

3 Jun 11: The First Unitarian Church, Worcester MA, USA. Featuring Worcester Chorus, Chris Shepard.

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