Under the Greenwood tree

Under the Greenwood tree : Vocal score

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Suitable for SSA and piano or orchestra, this work contains one of five songs to texts from Shakespeare's plays which may be performed as a sequence under the title 'The Glories of Shakespeare', or individually. It includes suggestions for linking narrations between the songs.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 1mm | 19g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193426366
  • 9780193426368

Review quote

As would be expected, the settings are most inspired, varied and individual in their nature, reflecting superbly the quality and depth of the written text . . . Under the Greenwood Tree is another exciting, rhythmic piece with a real sense of energy and momentum . . . This could be a real winner for the more capable young choir. * Music Teacher Oct 99 *show more

About David Willcocks

Born in 1919, David Willcocks began his musical career as a chorister at Westminster Abbey, later winning scholarships to Clifton College and King's College, Cambridge. Following war service, he was elected Fellow of King's College, and later became Organist of Salisbury and Worcester Cathedrals, conducting the Three Choirs Festival whilst at Worcester. Willcocks returned to King's College, Cambridge as Director of Music from 1957-1974, with the first collection of his arrangements in the Carols for Choirs series publishing in 1961. He was Director of Music at the Royal College of Music from 1974-1984, and was knighted in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Honours List in 1977. Willcocks also conducted The Bach Choir for 38 years, retiring in 1998. Sir David died in September 2015.show more