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Robin Redbreast


Robin Redbreast
An Easter Song in the Folk Idiom for Voice and Piano or Organ
Date of composition 1967
Opus number (No opus number)
Type of work Concert music
Duration 2¼ mins
Musical forces Voice and Guitar, Piano or Organ
Words Carey Blyton
First performance Spring 1967
First performance information Broadcast in a Southern TV religious programme at Easter 1967 to an accompaniment of two guitars and a ‘backing’ by the Mike Sammes Singers
Publisher Modus Music
Notes Written as an entry to the 1967 Southern TV A Carol for Easter competition, where it reached the semifinals (the last twelve from a field of over 1,000 entries); originally composed for voice and guitar; broadcast in a Southern TV religious programme at Easter 1967 (to an accompaniment of two guitars and a ‘backing’ by the Mike Sammes Singers); published in 1999 and dedicated at that time to Gary Higginson, a composer and former student who had put on performances of many of Carey’s works at St Helen’s School, Abingdon