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Benjamin Britten

Choral Dances from Gloriana (1953)

Plays: 4954

for unaccompanied chorus
1. Time
Duration: 01 mins 23 secs
The Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer
© and (p) 1997 Chandos Records Ltd
Chandos CHAN 9511

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Text heard on Sample:
Yes he is Time,
Lusty and blithe!
Time is at his apogee!
Although you thought to see
A bearded ancient with a scythe,
No reaper he
That cries 'Take heed!'
Time is at his apogee!
Young and strong in his prime!
Behold the sower of the seed!

William Plomer

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