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Title:
Reliquary for William Blake
Scored for: Alto voice, Viols (Tn.1, Tn.2  &  B.)
Available from: aytonw1@gmail.com   – Parts available.
Catalog: AWP0001
Level:  Advanced
Description: Cycle of settings of poems and prose of William Blake.

  1. The Tyger (c. 3′, 55″)
  2. The Principle, Application & Therefore (c. 1′, 59″)
  3. The Garden of Love (c. 1′, 59″)
  4. The Remembrance of Sin (c. 2′, 37″)
  5. Meditation (instrumental) (c. 2′, 42″)
  6. Come Hither (c. 1′)
  7. The Little Vagabond (c. 2′, 31″)
  8. The Look of Love (c. 1′, 06″)
  9. The Clod and the Pebble (c. 1′, 56″)
  10. Grown Old (c. 59″)
  11. Why was Cupid A Boy (c. 2′, 24″)
  12. Dance-Prayer-Dance (instrumental) (c. 4′, 04″)
  13. Principle – Argument – Fancy (c. 1′, 44″)
  14. Piping Down the Valley (c. 3′, 37″)

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Title: Music for My Lady’s Wedding, Vol. I
Scored for: – Recorders (S.A.B.), Viols (Trb., Tn. & B.) optional keyboard – Parts are available.
Available from: aytonw1@gmail.com
Catalog: AWP0004
Level: Upper Intermediate
Description:  Music for weddings.  Most are settings of Renaissance popular songs and dances.

  1. Pavan (processional) (4′ – variable timing possible)
  2. Come Ashore (c. 2′) 
  3. Gaillarde “Si pour t’aymer” (c. 2′, 12″)
  4. Deerrest All Faire (c. 1′, 45″)
  5. Dance Suite (c. 6′)
  6. Man Was For Woman Made (c. 2′, 40″)
  7. To The Old, Long Life and Treasure (c. 55″)

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Title: Music for My Lady’s Wedding, Vol. II
Scored for: Recorders (S.A.B.), Viols (Trb., Tn. & B.) optional keyboard – Parts are available. 
Available from: aytonw1@gmail.com
Catalog: AWP0005
Level: Upper Intermediate
Description:  Music for weddings.  Most are settings of Renaissance popular songs and dances.

  1. Pavan (processional) (3′, 10″ – variable timing possible)
  2. Gathering Peascods (c. 1′, 40″)
  3. Excuse Me (c. 2′, 50″)
  4. Shows and Nightly Revels (c. 3′, 05″)
  5. Dance Suite (c. 4′, 40″)
  6. The Wedding Night (c. 2′, 45″)
  7. Bobbing Joe (c. 1′, 40″)

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Title: Mary Danced (Narration and song texts by Marcia Anderson)
Scored for: Narrator, Mezzo Sop. Voice, Recorders (SATB) & Viols (Trb., Tn., B. ) in various combinations. – Parts available.
Available from: aytonw1@gmail.com
Catalog: AWPMW01
Level: Upper intermediate to advanced.   
Description:  Mary Dance is a cantata for narrator, solo voice and various combinations of recorders and viols.  It is based around the story of Mary, the mother of Jesus, as found in the gospels of the King James Bible, traditional Latin texts, and the Christian Apocrypha.

  1. Prelude (instrumental) (c. 5′, 30″)
  2. Mary’s Dance (instrumental) (c. 2′, 20″)
  3. Joseph’s Song (c. 2′, 20″)
  4. Magnificat (c. 2′, 25″)
  5. Ave Maria (c. 2′)
  6. Dance of the Animals (instrumental) (c. 3′, 40″)
  7. Song of the Wisemen (instrumental) (c. 3′, 30″)
  8. Rachel’s Song (c. 2′, 30″)
  9. Shepherd’s Song (instrumental) (c. 2′, 50″)
  10. Mary’s Lullaby (c. 2′, 45″)
  11. Postlude (instrumental) (c. 4′)

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Title: Ballad of the Rosemary (c. 7′, 55″)
Scored for: Mezzo Sop. Voice, Alto Rec., Viols (Trb., Tn. & B.) – Parts available.
Available from:  aytonw1@gmail.com
Catalog: AWPMW02
Level: Upper Intermediate-Advanced    
Description:  Setting of a Christmas poem by Phyllis McGinley.

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Title:  Three Christmas Fancies
Scored for:  Alto Recorder, Mandolin or Treble Viol & Bass Viol
Available from: aytonw1@gmail.com
Catalog: AWPOO56
Level: High Intermediate    
Description: These three a3 pieces are musical reflections on three carol tunes.  An attempt has been made to create a texture that is equal for the three instruments.   

  1. In The Deep Midwinter (c. 2′, 58″)
  2. I Wonder as I wander (c. 3′, 13″)
  3. My Dancing Day (c. 2′, 34″)

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Title:  If My Complaints (c. 4′, 45″)
Scored for:  Voice, Flute, Clarinet (B-flat), Cello.
Available from: aytonw1@gmail.com
Catalog: AWPOO89a
Level: High Intermediate
Description: This song with instrumental accompaniment is based on the lyrics found in John Dowland’s Lute Song of the same title.  All of the music is new.

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