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The Hour Glass

  • St James's Sussex Gardens (map)

In a typically inventive and alluring programme, Londinium drew together a fascinating selection of music exploring Time and its passing. Highlights included the American Irving Fine's virtuosic suite The Hour-Glass, rarely heard on this side of the Atlantic, and the world première of I saw eternity by the award-winning young composer Barnaby Martin, alongside works by such varied figures as Byrd, Chilcott, Ligeti, Pärt and Stanford.

György Ligeti: Night/Morning
William Byrd: Haec Dies
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Una hora
Arvo Pärt: Which Was the Son of…
Barnaby Martin: I saw eternity (world première)
Johannes Ockeghem: Deo gratias à 36
Irving Fine: The Hour-Glass
Bob Chilcott: Even such is time
Charles Stanford: On Time
Stephen Chatman: Clocks

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A Mass of Masses