Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012)

Hymn (1979)

for four-part mixed choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1979
    • Duration : 21 mn
    • Publisher : Faber Music, Londres
    • Commission: La cathédrale de Winchester pour ses neuf-cent ans
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      La Bible

Detailed formation
  • mixed choir à 4 voix [SATB]
  • 4 flutes (also 1 piccolo), piccolo, 4 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, piccolo trumpet, 3 trombones, tuba, 2 percussionists, organ, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 12 July 1979
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Winchester, cathédrale


    Performers :

    les Louis Halsey Singers, Waynflete Singers (chef de chœur : Lay Clerks), le London Sinfonietta, direction : Martin Neary.