Lay a garland. composer. Robert Lucas Pearsall (). ; SSAATTBB. author of text. Francis Beaumont (). from The Maid’s Tragedy, Act II. Lay a garland is a setting of a secular text from The Maid’s Tragedy by the Renaissance playwright Francis Beaumont and is in eight parts. In the play, the text is. This is heartbreakingly beautiful. Have a listen to Voces8’s flawless rendition of Pearsall’s ‘Lay a Garland’.
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Lay a garland (Robert Lucas Pearsall)
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Maidens, willow branches wear, say she died true. Text added to the website: English Lay a garland on my hearse, Of the dismal yew, Maidens, willow branches [bear] 1Say I died true. Armonico ConsortChristopher Monks conductor. Pearsall here develops the use of the suspension to exquisite lengths, in this perfectly formed and mournful work, developing the secular practices of such composers such as Thomas Morley, and in particular his balletts.
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Lyrics [ edit ] The song is sung by Aspasia where her betrothed is forced into a marriage of convenience to the king’s mistress.
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Don’t show me this message again. November Total duration: This is more often performed by choirs in a liturgical setting, as the original words for the music are more appropriate to a secular occasion.
Lay a garland on her hearse
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In the play, the text is sung by one of the characters, Garlahd, when she realises that her betrothed has been forced into a marriage with the mistress of the king. Pearsall here develops the use of the suspension to exquisite lengths, in this perfectly formed and mournful work, developing the secular practices of such composers such as Thomas Morley, and in particular his balletts. Other recordings available for download.
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The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor.