|Start:||Jun 15, '08 2:00p|
|Location:||St Mark's Anglican Church, 250 George Street, Melbourne|
Dear friend of Gloriana
IN MEMORIAM: music of tribute and reflection.
Handel's The ways of Zion do mourn, written in 1737 for the memorial service of Queen Caroline, consort of George II, is a rarely heard gem, distinguished by its perfection of form and sincere depth of emotion. Herbert Howells' Take him earth for cherishing, written shortly after the assassination of John F Kennedy, is one of the most moving acappella works of the twentieth century. Also Sheppard's Media vita and American composer Eric Whitacre's When David Heard, an astonishing work that moves from textures of murmuring softness to climaxes of elemental power.
Sunday 15 June 2008 at 2:30pm
St Mark's Anglican Church, 250 George Street Fitzroy Mel 2CC9
Tickets $20 pre-purchased, $25 at the door. Phone Robert on 0400 999 248 or email email@example.com
John Sheppard (c1515-c1560) Media vita
Eric Whitacre (1970) When David Heard
Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Take him earth for cherishing
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) Funeral Ode for Queen Caroline (The Ways of Zion do mourn)
"You could successfully put up the Gloriana voices against any similar group in the country" The Age
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