• Jonathan Dove
  • There Was a Child (2009)

  • Peters Edition Limited (World)

Celebrating the life of Robert Van Allan (20th October 1979–21st June 1999). Commissioned by Rosemary Pickering, the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. First performance by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with the Norfolk & Norwich Festival Chorus and Children’s Choir on Saturday 2nd May 2009, St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich.

  • S,T + chchildrch; 2(II:pic).2.2.2/
  • chchildrch
  • Soprano, Tenor
  • 50 min
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Charles Causley, Chidiock Tichborne, Emily Dickinson, John Gillespie Magee, John Keats, Langston Hughes, Thomas Traberne, W. J. Turner, Walt Whitman, William Shakespeare and William Wordsworth
  • English

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