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Title: Reliquary for William Blake

Scored for: Alto voice, Viols (Tn.1, Tn.2  &  B.)

Available from: aytonw@cox.net (Higher transpositions for Mezzo. Sop. voice upon request at aytonw@cox.net) – 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: aytonw@cox.net

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:  aytonw@cox.net

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: aytonw@cox.net

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:  aytonw@cox.net

Catalog: AWPMW02

Level: Upper Intermediate-Advanced    

Description:  Setting of a Christmas poem by Phyllis McGinley.

 

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