10th November 2018
St Stephen’s Church, Upper Basildon, Berkshire
Join us for an evening where we remember the end of the great war, by singing the music of those composers whose lives and music was shaped by this conflict.
Conductor: Mary Westley
St Stephen’s Church
Eternal Light: A Requiem – Howard Goodall
This piece juxtaposes the Latin text from a requiem mass with the words of John McCrae’s haunting war poem In Flanders Fields, Phineas Fletcher’s early-17th century sacred poem Drop, drop slow tears and other texts by Francis Quarles, Mary Elizabeth Frye and Ann Thorp