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ALUN GRAFTON

Composer of contemporary music

SECULAR CHORAL WORKS

   

Absence op 13

Words: Sylvia Grafton

Parts: SATB

Date of composition: 1986

Duration: 4 minutes.

First public performance: 19th May 1989. Cantores, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

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Dark Eyes op 36

Words: Anon Russian folk song in English.

Parts: SATB

Date of composition: 1994.

Duration: 2 minutes.

First performance: 24th September 1994, P Tanton, A lock, J Hall and A Grafton, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

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Immortality op 78

Words. The Bible, the requiem service, Virgil and Horace.

Parts: SAB soloists, SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 2013

Duration: 20 minutes.

First performance: 16th November 2013, Thames Voyces, Crowthorne, Berkshire.

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Now Welcome Summer op 19a

Words: Geoffrey Chaucer.

Parts: SATB and piano.

Date of composition: 1988.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 1st July 1988, School Choir, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

Note. Highly commended in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Competition organised by Harrogate Vocalis, 2008.

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Sospan Fach op 22

Words: Traditional Welsh.

Parts: SATB.

Date of composition: 1990.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance:17th December 1993, Cantores, Waltham St Lawrence.

Note: Also available in Latin.

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The Owl and the Pussycat op 17a

Words: Edward Lear.

Parts: SSA and piano.

Date of composition: 1987.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance: 18th February 1988. Staff, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire

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The Owl and the Pussycat op 17b

Words: Edward Lear.

Parts: SATB and piano.

Date of composition: 1987/1990

Duration: 4 minutes

First performance: 9th March 1991, Cantores, Barkham.

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