Ffeil / File 7/3 - Opus 10: Canticle for Tenor & Strings

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Opus 10: Canticle for Tenor & Strings


  • 1957; 1961 (Creation)

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Original ink score with pencil annotations, titled 'Canticle for Tenor and Strings' and arranged into parts for violins 1 and 2, viola, cello, and double bass. The score includes three parts based on Harries' work 'Words by 20th-century Anglo-Welsh Poets': Part 3, 'Lie Still, Sleep Becalmed' by Dylan Thomas, dated 24 July 1957; Part 6, 'In the Grass Gold Rings' by Roland Mathias, dated 10 May 1957; and Part 7, 'There is No Time' by Raymond Garlick, dated 24 January 1961. Parts 1, 2, 4 and 5 are wanting.

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See also: NLW, David Harries Music Manuscripts, 2/1, 2/2, and 2/3.

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  • Text: David Harries Music Manuscripts 7/3