Songs of Love and Old Age

Songs of Love and Old Age

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for unaccompanied SATBThe anonymous words for this piece, four brief reflections on the pleasures and insults of love, are drawn from sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English texts. The brevity and brilliance of the pieces, and the charm of the texts, will make them good encore pieces when performed individually. They are not difficult.
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  • Sheet music | 24 pages
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0193864746
  • 9780193864740

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Richard Proulx's madrigal cycle on anonymous early English texts ... adopts a musicular polyphonic style, witty and affective by turn. The four songs are nicely differentiated, and could be sung separately as well as comprising a coherent cycle. This is tricky music, though its challenges would repay the careful rehearsal required. Nicholas Bannan, Music Teacher April 2004
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