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Musical settings of Thomas Traherne

Rupert Lang (b.1948)

How like an Angel

The work is a setting of stanzas 1, 6 and 8 of Traherne’s poem Wonder.

Published: 1997

Recorded: Lessons and Carols for Advent Sunday, a CBC live recording from 2002 with the Christ Church Cathedral Choir (soloist Bruce Pullan)conducted by Rupert Lang.

Angels From Heaven Came is a 2010 re-issue of the above recording.

How Like an Angel is available on Youtube, sung by the Ryerson United Church Choir conducted by Bryn Nixon.