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42 Composed - David Bednall - Haill, Gladdening Light!
Wells Cathedral
Bristol Collection 1
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Composed Sounds , Choir , Harmony , Melisma , Melody , Suspension , Texture , Timbre , Vocal

Bristol 1 #42

That was the sound of a piece of choral music called “Hail Gladdening Light!” by Bristol-based composer David Bednall. When you listened, did you hear the male singers in the choir singing on their own, while the upper voices held a long chord? This section of the music is called plainchant, an ancient way of…

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