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Howard Ferguson

The Dream of the Rood (1958-59)


Plays: 5853


for soprano (tenor) solo, chorus, and orchestra
Adagio: Now I bid thee, beloved man (excerpt)
Duration: 02 mins 38 secs
Anne Dawson/London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/Richard Hickox
© & (p) 1992 Chandos Records Ltd
Chandos CHAN 9082

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Text heard on Sample:
Soprano
Then I prayed to the cross with glad heart,
For now I have hope of life
Through that rood of victory.
I hope for the time when it will bring me
With joy where the company of the Lord
Are placed at a banquet.

Chorus
"The time is come
When men will worship me from far and wide."

Soprano
I may thereafter dwell in glory,
and with the blessed ones partake of delight.

Anglo-Saxon anon, trans. Dorothy de Navarro



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