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Canary Wine

for SSAA choir

Year:  1974   ·  Duration:  10m

Year:  1974
Duration:  10m

Composer:   John Ritchie

Films, Audio & Samples

John Ritchie: Men's Shadows...

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John Ritchie: So Sweet is S...

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Sample Score

Sample: First page of each movement.

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About

This cycle for unaccompanied women's chorus in five short movements sets various Ben Jonson lyrics including So Sweet is She and Men's Shadows.


Contents note

1. Queene and Huntress
2. So sweet is she
3. Make room for the bouncing belly
4. Slow,slow, fresh fount
5. Men's Shadows


Text note

Five settings of poems by Ben Jonson


Performance history

23 Jun 2009: Performed by New Zealand National Youth Choir (now Tower New Zealand Youth Choir) and conducted by Karen Grylls, 1998. The recording was broadcast on 'Light on New Zealand Composers' by Eva Light at 3mbs Melbourne, Australia

23 Jun 2009: Contemporary Visions 25

16 Aug 2012: Performed by Chilton Villa Maria College's <i>Con Brio</i> conducted by Rosemary Turnbull, at The Big Sing National Finale, in Wellington.

17 Aug 2012: Performed by Kristin School's <i>Euphony</i> conducted by David Squire, at The Big Sing National Finale, in Wellington.

Performed by Women of the Auckland Youth Choir cond. Terence Maskell

Performed by New Zealand National Youth Choir (now Tower New Zealand Youth Choir) cond. Karen Grylls, 1998

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