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Musical settings of Thomas Traherne

Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)

Symphony No.2 op.69Sinfonia mistica

The 3rd movement sets lines from Traherne’s poem Thanksgivings for the Body.

Recorded: BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Richard Hickox with Sarah Fox (soprano). Chandos Records (CHAN 10495).