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ALUN GRAFTON

Composer of contemporary music

VOCAL WORKS

 

“Adam lay ybounden” op 1b

Words: anon 15th century.

Parts: Soprano and piano

Date of composition: 1975/1995.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 12th December 1996.  Pupils, Wellington College, Berkshire.

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“Away in a manger” op 2

Words: anon.

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 1977.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 16th December 1992. Pupils, Wellington College, Berkshire.

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carmina d'animalibus op 76

Words: Marjorie Wheeler.

Parts: Soprano/s and piano:

Date of Composition: 2011

Duration: 10 minutes.

Note: Four settings of poems by Marjorie Wheeler. Three songs for solo treble/soprano. A fourth, a round in four parts.

First performance: Busy Bee op 76a, 28th May 2016, Lucy Cronin and Oliver Hancock, Portsmouth.

First performance: Squeak op 76b, 28th May 2016, Lucy Cronin and Oliver Hancock, Portsmouth.

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Colours op 63a.

Words: Marjorie Wheeler.

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 2002.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 8th July 2006. Jane McEvoy and Judith Joy, Crowthorne, Berkshire.

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Joshua fit the battle of Jericho op 29

Words: anon 19th century.

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 1992.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance: 27th June 1992, Pupils, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

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Now Welcome Summer op 19c

Words: Geoffrey Chaucer

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 1989/2000.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 3rd November 2000. Jane Sheriff and Christopher Seed, Winchester.

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Summer days op 63b

Words: Marjorie Wheeler.

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 2002.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance: 8th July 2006. Jane McEvoy and Judith Joy, Crowthorne, Berkshire.

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The Owl and the Pussycat op 17c

Words: Edward Lear.

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 1989/2000

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance: 21st June 2000. Eagle House Pupils, Otford, Kent.

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There were three Kings op 50

Words: anon Flemish carol.

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 1998

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance: 12th December 1998, St Bartholomew's, Otford, Kent.

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When Israel was in Egypt’s land op 52

Words: anon

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 1998.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance: 7th June 1999, Pupils, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

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