Op.70c - Birthday Garland: 3 October (O love, turn from the unchanging sea)

Song 3 from The Weston Cycle

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Full details

I was fascinated by this poem when I saw it - the combination of oncoming death through winter with the last flourish of summer is particularly well handled by morris. For this text I wanted a grander sound and shape, more in keeping with Morris’s musical contemporaries; inspired by their use of tertiary modulations, the key centre shifts from E flat to G. There is a slightly cheeky inclusion of the Westminster chimes at the mention of the local church bells. The music takes on a more serious nature from bar 50, inspired by harmony of Howells. After climaxing at bar 67, the opening style returns, finishing loudly, unlike this song’s counterparts.

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Score ID
132166
Year of composition
2012
Lyricist
William Morris (1834 - 1896)
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
5 minutes
Instrumentation
Voice + keyboard
Genre
Classical music
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