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Lionel Harrison
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« Reply #3225 on: November 22, 2021, 07:19:33 pm »

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Malcolm Williamson

The Brilliant and the Dark (1966)*
April Cantelo, sop; Sally Lesage, sop; Alfreda Hodgson, alto; Norma Procter, alto/ Avalon Singers/ Llewellyn Singers/ English Chamber O/ Antony Hopkins (Readers Digest LP RDS 9351/2, 1977)


I treasured this LP of one of Williamson's most immediately attractive works to a libretto by Ursula Vaughan Williams which charts the role of women throughout certain moments in history. It contains some very powerful and moving sections. Unfortunately I couldn't locate an image of the original release, so here's the vocal score...



...my vinyl copy vanished decades ago but luckily there is a recording in the archive.

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Here's the Briliant:



And here's the Dark:

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