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Wither's Hymnes and Songs of the Church


Forbes, AM and O'Neill, D, Wither's Hymnes and Songs of the Church, All Saint's Anglican Church South Hobart (2011) [Performance]

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Performance of George Wither's Hymnes and Songs of the Church (1623) using the melodies provided in the original edition as composed by Orlando Gibbons. Performance was given by Anne-Marie Forbes (alto) and David O'Neill (organist) from a facsimile of the original edition and with observance of historical performance practice. All melodies in the collection were performed with selected verses of Wither's poetry in brackets of music that were given hourly corresponding with readings from the King James Bible from 10am to 5pm.

Item Details

Item Type:Performance
Keywords:Hymns; Wither, George; Gibbons, Orlando; Church Music
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Music
Research Field:Music composition and improvisation
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:Music
UTAS Author:Forbes, AM (Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes)
ID Code:81352
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Conservatorium of Music
Deposited On:2012-12-03
Last Modified:2018-04-10

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