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Arthur William Wills
1926 -
Great Britain, England
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A. Wills
Dr. Arthur Wills (19/09/1926), a British composer, born in Coventry. He was Director of Music at Ely Cathedral from 1958 to 1990, and also held a Professorship at the Royal Academy of Music in London from 1964 until 1992. He has toured extensively as a recitalist in Europe, North America, Australia and Hong Kong, and has broadcast, appeared on TV and made many recordings, both as a soloist and with the Ely Choir.
An English requiem
Period:Modernism
Composed in:1971
Musical form:free
Text/libretto:Dylan Thomas, John Donne and William Shakespeare
Duration:27'
An English requiem for soprano and bass solo, SATB chorus, strings, harp, two pianos, timpani, and organ. Words by Dylan Thomas, John Donne and William Shakespeare.
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J. Donne
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D. Thomas
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W. Shakespeare
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