Victorian Scenes

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Victorian Scenes
  • For SATB chorus and orchestra
  • Poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson and A.E. Housman
  • Running time: 12 minutes
  • Sung in English

1. Blow, Bugle, Blow (running time: 3:06 minutes)
2. Loveliest of Trees (running time 1:57 minutes)
3. With Rue My Heart is Laden (running time 1:54 minutes)
4. Along the Field as We Came By (running time 1:43 minutes)
5. The Time Draws Near the Birth of Christ (running time 2:23 minutes)
6. All Along the Valley (running time: 3:20 minutes)

Orchestra: 2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, 2 percussion (1 doubling timpani), strings (piano reduction available)

Blow, Bugle, Blow

The Young American - Choral Works by Gordon Getty

Alexander Vedernikov, conductor; Russian National Orchestra; Eric Ericson Chamber Choir

Reviews

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“These performances present a strong case for the music, which should be popular with choruses searching for Americana to program.”

Bob Benson
Classical CD Review, 2005

“The choral and orchestral performances throughout this CD [Young America] are elegant, the music in its style and expressiveness, human, warm and sympathetic, giving song and voice to these poems.”

Robert Commanday
San Francisco Classical Voice, 2005

“The music has a kind of charming, late-Romantic appeal, spiced with some more modern harmonic touches.”

Joseph Stevenson
Classics Today, 2005