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Lay a garland

By Robert Pearsall

SSAATTBB choir, a cappella - Level B (easy)
Composed by Robert Pearsall. Edited by Clifford Bartlett. Mixed Voices. Oxford Choral Classics Octavos. Secular, Choral Leaflet. Vocal score. 8 pages. Duration 3.5'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193418226).

Item Number: OU.9780193418226

ISBN 9780193418226. 11 x 7 inches.

For SSAATTBB unaccompanied. Composed in 1840, this popular eight-part madrigal is also in the anthology Madrigals and Partsongs. Replete with fine polyphonic writing and rich and expressive sonorities, it provides a fine example of Pearsall's enduring interest in early music and the Renaissance style. Also available is Pearsall's setting of this piece using the Latin words of the anthem Tu es Petrus.

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    Jed M. Choate
    Athens, West Virginia
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  • 2006-04-02 00:00:00.0 AMAZING

    I just got back home yesterday from singing in the West Virginia all-state music festival yesterday. and this song is by far my favorite piece of litterature we sang. it is a moving 8 piece song in which it talks of how a woman love a man whom didn...

    't love her backon page 5 measure 26 there is a dissonant chord and it is amazing it is all accapella. thanks for reading enjoy this piece i sure did.

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