For unaccompanied women's chorus (madrigals), women's chorus with piano accompaniment (Shaw and Holst), or unaccompanied mixed chorus (carols).The Holst work originally for women's chorus with orchestra; accompaniment arranged for piano. Sung in English. Title from disc labels. "Vassar archive recording." Recorded in concert 1954 December 4
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Ho who comes here? / Morley --The silver swan / Gibbons -- No, no, resistance is but vain / Purcell -- from Pan's anniversary. Of Pan we sing ; Pan is all ; If yet Pan's orgies / Geoffrey Shaw -- Hymns from The Rig Veda : opus 26. Hymn to the waters ; Hymn to Vena / Holst -- The holly and the ivy ; God rest you merry, gentlemen ; Wassail song / Vaughan Williams, arranger