Stanford - Mass ‘Via Victrix’, At the Abbey Gate
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Cat No: SRCD382
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: 3rd May 2019
ArtistsKiandra Howarth (soprano)
Jess Dandy (contralto)
Ruairi Bowen (tenor)
Gareth Brynmor John (baritone)
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
When news was made known of the unveiling of the Cenotaph and the interment of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey in October 1920, the Right Hon. Mr Justice Charles John Darling (1st Baron Darling) published a poem ‘At the Abbey Gate’ in The Times on 26 October (under the initials C.J.D.) as part of a larger article ‘To the Unknown Dead’ announcing the special nature of the ceremony on 11 November. Through a desire to commemorate this major national occasion, Stanford decided to set Darling’s poem as a march for chorus, solo baritone and orchestra. At the Abbey Gate op.177 was completed in November 1920 in the days following the great national ceremony.
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