Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow, Edward Cuthbert)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co, 1954. Plates 17992-17996
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Work Title Five Poems of the Spirit
Alternative. Title
Composer Bairstow, Edward Cuthbert
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. Come, lovely name
  2. O Lord! in me there lieth naught
  3. Praise
  4. Purse and scrip
  5. L'envoy
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1944, May
First Publication. 1954
Librettist Richard Crashaw (1613?-1649)
Mary Sidney (1555-1621)
George Herbert (1593-1633)
Walter Raleigh (1552?-1618)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation baritone solo, mixed chorus, orchestra