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Sarum Reflections
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Barney Norris

Sarum Reflections

with Barney Norris and John Cox

A concert of words and music in aid of St. Thomas's Appeal

Saturday 1st July, 2023

St. Thomas's Church, Salisbury


Part One: Visitors to Salisbury


Shephard, Richard - To Music (written for the Farrant Singers)


       From: The Diary of Samuel Pepys Thursday 11 June 1668

       From: An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope

       From: English Hours by Henry James


Anonymous - Edi beo thu hevene quene (XIV c.)


       From: Travels and Travelling 1616-1653 by John Taylor 

       From: In Pursuit of Spring by Edward Thomas 

       From: Guilt and Sorrow or Incidents on Salisbury Plain

                   by William Wordsworth 

       From: The Complete Adventures of Henry Chalk

                   by Nick Cowen

       From: As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning 

                   by Laurie Lee 


Roth, Alec - Men and Angels (words by George Herbert)

(written for the Farrant Singers)


       From: Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens

       From: The Longest Journey by E. M. Forster


Uffereri, Giovanni - Caeli enarrant gloriam Dei

       A Walk in Melchester with Thomas Hardy

           From: The Early Life of Thomas Hardy, 1840–91 

           A Cathedral Façade at Midnight 

           From: Jude the Obscure - Part Third At Melchester 

           The High-School Lawn 

           From: Jude the Obscure - Part Third At Melchester 

           From: Tess of the d’Urbervilles 


Mackay, Andrew – Summer Dreams



Part Two: Residents in Salisbury


Moody, Howard - Nonino (written for the Farrant Singers)


       A Walk in Salisbury with George Herbert

           The Water-course by George Herbert 

           From: The Life of Mr. George Herbert by Izaak Walton 

           Love III by George Herbert 

           Host by Vikram Seth 


Uttendal, Alexander - Inclina, Domine, aurem tuam


       From: Without Knowing Mr Walkley by Edith Olivier

       Home Thoughts in Laventie 1916 by Edward ‘Bim’ Tennant

       From: Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers

       From: The Spire by William Golding


Rheinberger, Josef - Abendlied


       From: The Enigma of Arrival by V. S. Naipaul

       From: Ultimate Prizes by Susan Howatch

       From: Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd


Archer, Malcolm Cloths of Heaven


       From: Five Rivers met on a Wooded Plain by Barney Norris


Sullivan, Arthur - I hear the soft note

Philip Lawson, conductor

Tickets £12 in advance (cash or cheque only) from Casa Fina,

High Street, Salisbury

or by clicking on the link below

£15 at the door

John Cox

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