He expanded on, rather than copied, them, adding structural features from the Classical period to forge a unique pastiche style, which yielded several masterly works, including the madrigals Great god of love and Lay a garland. Pearsall was born in Clifton near Bristol , England, on March 14, Though he exhibited musical talent early on it is said he composed a cantata at age 13 , he studied law at the behest of his widowed mother. Then, too, he needed a profession to support his growing family: he had married in and would soon have three children. He became a barrister in , but abandoned the profession four years later after a mild stroke, which prompted doctors to advise treatment abroad. He traveled with his family to Mainz in , where he studied music with Joseph Panny.
|Published (Last):||24 February 2015|
|PDF File Size:||8.55 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||20.81 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Brar Lay a garland Robert Lucas Pearsall — ChoralWiki It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission. Neglected vocal delights of Victorian England are spirited back to vivid life by the expert Royal Holloway Choir. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Views Read Edit View history. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.
My love was false, but I was firm from my hour of birth. 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.
In the play, the text is sung by one of the pezrsall, Aspasia, when she realises that her betrothed has been forced into a marriage with the mistress of the king. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Her love was false, but she pearsal firm Upon her buried body lie lightly, thou [II] gentle earth.
Armonico ConsortChristopher Monks conductor. This album explores the great wealth of music pearsalo for unaccompanied choir in England, France and Germany during the Romantic era and into the twentieth century. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
Available pfarsall, adaptations, and transliterations if applicable: Lay a garland on my hearse of the [I] dismal yew. The original words are aly follows: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since A celebration of music spanning the length and breadth of the British Isles, featuring mesmerising new arrangements of some of the most beautiful tunes ever written. Word was garoand to the into the composition.
Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor. Hyperion Records Maidens, willow branches wear, say she died true. Your gift is greatly appreciated. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain. 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.
Taylor 3 Pearsall, A. Lay a garland composer. My garlnad was false, but I was firm [From my hour of birth;] 2 Upon my buried body lie Lightly, [gentle] 3 earth.
A poignant and heartbreaking performance of 'Lay a Garland'
Pearsall De componist Robert Lucas Pearsall was een edelman, een geleerde, maar ook een dichter, jurist en componist. Al met al een typisch voorbeeld van een autodidacte alleskunner uit de Engelse renaissance, zou je zeggen. Maar: hij leefde in de 19e eeuw! Het is aan zijn dochter Philippa, een priester en een paar bevriende musicologen te danken, dat het werk van deze nostalgische excentriekeling niet in totale vergetelheid is geraakt. Madrigalen en partsongs Nog werkzaam als gerechtsadvocaat in zijn woonplaats Bristol liep hij een lichte beroerte op.
Robert Lucas Pearsall
Maidens, willow branches wear, say she died true. Her love was false, but she was firm Upon her buried body lie lightly, thou [II] gentle earth. Lay a garland on her hearse November Total duration: Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. This is more often performed by choirs in a liturgical setting, as the original words for the music are more garlahd to a secular occasion. 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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gentle Reminder This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Royal Holloway ChoirRupert Gough conductor.
Lay a garland