Henry Walford Davies
1869 - 1941
Great Britain, Wales
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H.W. Davies
Henry Walford Davies (06/09/1869 - 11/03/1941), an English/Welsh organist, composer and educationist (from Oswestry).
Source: Grove’s dictionary of music and musicians
Davies is known to Englishmen of an earlier generation as an effective popularizer of classical music through radio talks and, though he wrote several piano quintets, a symphony and two string quartets, besides a piece for organ and cello and several others of which one should mention the Memorial Melody, written for the death of King George VI (Davies was Master of the King's Music).
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Psalm 121 and Requiem aeternam
Period:Expressionism
Musical form:psalm & mass fragment
Text/libretto:English and Latin
Duration:4'18''
Label(s):Collegium Records CSACD 902
Psalm 121 and Requiem aeternam is scored for unaccompanied mixed choir.
Source:booklet of cd Collegium Records CSACD 902
A short requiem
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1915
Musical form:free
Text/libretto:Latin texts
In memory of:the fallen of World War I
Label(s):CD of The Princeton Singers
This requiem contains:
I. Salvator Mundi
II. De profundis clamavi
III. Requiem aeternam (1)
IV. Levavi oculos
V. Requiem aeternam (2)
VI. Audivi vocem
VII. Hymn: Mors ui tra non erit
VIII. Gloria Patri
Requiem
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1931
Musical form:song
Text/libretto:Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
"Requiem", published 1931, for voice and piano, from the collection Twenty-one songs.
The text of "Requiem" by Stevenson:

Requiem

Under the wide and starry sky,
Dig the grave and let me lie.
Glad did I live and gladly die,
And I laid me down with a will.

This be the verse you grave for me:
Here he lies where he longed to be;
Home is the sailor, home from sea,
And the hunter home from the hill.


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R.L. Stevenson
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