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Musical settings of Thomas Traherne

Barney Childs (1926-2000)

Trio for clarinet, cello & piano

Piece concludes with performers reading aloud lines of text by Thomas Traherne, Paul Blackburn, Geoffrey Winthrop Young, Michael Ayrton, Izaak Walton, John Bunyan and John Donne.

Published: 1975

Recorded: The work has been recorded by the Montagnana Trio, formed of John Gates (clarinet), Caroline Worthington (cello) and Delores Stevens (piano). The LP, entitled Spell, was issued by ABC Records in 1975 (AB-67013).