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Cantata: In David’s Land 2006
for soprano & baritone solo, SATB choir & orchestra

First performance
John S Davies Singers, Westward Orchestra, John S Davies (conductor)


Commissioned by

John S Davies Choir

The writing is muscular and determined, creating eminently singable melodic lines for the coirm mixing quirky and complex rhythms with more predicatable patterns and with an instinct for colou which keeps the ear always totally engaged . . .What emerged strikingly was Richard Elfyn Jones’s integrity of purpose and the sense of an affirmation not just of the Welsh soul but of life itself. 


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