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Musical settings of Thomas Traherne

Cecilia McDowall (b.1951)

The skies in their magnificence

The skies in their magnificence is a setting, for double choir, of stanzas 2 and 6 from Traherne’s poem Wonder. It is an English Music Festival commission which was premiered by The London Chorus, under Ronald Corp, at Dorchester Abbey on 27th May, 2008.

Published: Gemini Publications