Harvest Cantata, Op.20 (Garrett, George Mursell)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, n.d. Plate 8059.
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Work Title Harvest Cantata
Alternative. Title
Composer Garrett, George Mursell
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.20
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGG 8
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 movements:
  1. Recitative -"And thou shalt observe..."
  2. Semi-Chorus - "Come, let us keep our harvest feast"
  3. Semi-Chorus - "No sacrifice of blood we offer Thee"
  4. Recitative - "Young men and maidens..."
  5. Chant of Young Men - "With faith, O Lord, in Thee"
  6. Recitative - "O all ye green things..."
  7. Chant of Maidens and Children - "The flowers that are fairest"
  8. Recitative - "While the earth remaineth..."
  9. Chant of Old Men - "While the earth remaineth"
First Publication. 1889 ca.
Librettist John Francis Waller (1810-1894)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes (excluding optional hymns)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB), organ

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Incorporates three optional hymns: 'Come, ye thankful people, come' (Elvey); 'Lord of the harvest; thee we hail' (Barnby); and 'We plough the fields and scatter'.