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Lennox Berkeley

Publisher: Chester Music

Crux fidelis (1955), 43 no.1
Work Notes
written for Peter Pears; dedicated to Imogen Holst
Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Chorus a cappella / + 1 instrument
Year Composed
1955
Duration
5 Minutes
Chorus
SATB
Soloist
tenor
Availability
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Programme Note
Lennox Berkeley Crux fidelis (1955), 43 no.1
Faithful cross, O tree all beauteous,
Tree all peerless and divine.
Not a grove on earth can shew us
Such a flower and leaf as thine.
Sweet the nails and sweet the wood,
Laden with so sweet a load.

  • Ensemble
    Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
    Soloist(s)
    Jonathan Vaughn, organ
    Conductor
    Christopher Robinson
    Naxos:
  • Ensemble
    Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
    Conductor
    Christopher Robinson
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