A matter of life and death

From joyous birth (Finzi’s setting of Treharne, Dies Natalis) to mystic death (Herbert Howells’ Hymnus Paradisi) with the great bell of Winchester Cathedral ringing out over all to summon both the quick and the dead (Jonathan Harvey; Mortuos Plango, Vivos Voco).

All this together with the procession, ritual and game of the music of Harrison Birtwistle:

 

Course materials:

Harrison Birtwhistle

Cycle of 5ths

Keyboard graphic 2 octaves

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