Three Songs to Music

Three Songs to Music

HWC 661

Overview: Secular Choral Music
Authorship: Healey Willan 
Composition Date: Completed 1. 9 July 1957, 2. 1 July 1957, 3. 23 August 1957
Scored For: SATB and Piano
Duration: N/A
Number of Pages: 12 p.

Notes About Music: Words by Robert Herrick. The 1957 commission of the University of Toronto Faculty of Music Alumni Association.
First performed 2 April 1958, Hart House, Toronto, Lawrence Park Collegiate Choir, conducted by Paul Sweetman.
The second song is based upon the first number of the song cycle “To Music” (HWC 698).

Track Listing:

   1. An Hymn to the Muses
   “Honour to you who sit”
   2. To Music – A Song
   “Music, thou art queen of heaven”
   3. To Be Merry
   “Let’s now take our time”
: NL of C. 12 p.
Publication:  Toronto, BMI Canada, c1957. 14 p. No. 242.
Recordings: N/A
Score Available
Canadian Music Centre

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  • Scored For: SATB and Piano



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