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Diptych: two incidents from the lives of the saints. I: St. Melangell and the Hare; II The Last Days of St. Cuthbert. For organ and voices.
- c.1965-1991 (Creation)
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MS Score Diptych: I) St Melangell and the Hare. Contains: Music 1a. Prelude for Diptych for Music 1b. Intro for St. Melangell; Music 2. Part of Magnificat; Music 3a and b; Music 4. Part of Psalm 147 (I); Music 5. Interlude; Music 6. Part of Psalm 147 (II). Music 7 Repeat of part of music 1. II) The Last Days of St. Cuthbert. Contains Music 1a. Prelude [also for 'St Melangell and the Hare] ; Music 1b. 'The Last Days of St. Cuthbert'; Music 2. 'Passage to Farne'; Music 3, repeat of Music II ; Music 4. 'Passage to Lindesfarne'; Music 5. repeat of some of music II; Music 6. 'The Death of St. Cuthbert and Psalm'; Music 7. Part of 'Psalm 60'; Music 8. End ("Part of Previous Psalm, modified"); Music 9. 'The Dead Cuthbert's Return to Lindesfarne'. Note: Music 1a "Prelude" - "If play 1 is separately performed, Music 1a should still be used as an introduction". MS (Text) Draft: DIPTYCH: Two Incidents from the lives of the saints I: St. Melangell & the Hare II The Last Days [originally "Death of"] St. Cuthbert / 1: [for, deleted] music for SSA choir 1) / 2 : " [music] for TTB choir (II) and organ intended [crossed out] for church performance. Contains only I: St. Melangell and the Hare. II: The Last days of St. Cuthbert. Material pasted in and onto this. TS (text): Diptych / 2 short [originally "one-act"] church plays / with music for organ and voices. Contains only II: The Last Days of St. Cuthbert. With MS annotations. MS Score: St. Michaelangell and the Hare; dedicated "?[To] Daphne Oxenford". Labelled "original MS" on verso of upper cover. Contains Music 1.'Melangell and the Hare'; Music 2. 'Melangell at Prayer'; Music 3a.'The Encounter'; Music 3b; Music 4. 'Interlude'; Music 5. 'Variant'; Music 6. 'Postlude' - 'Humming (optional) Song' [Welsh Hymn Tune: "Music for audience"]. With poem 'Melangel' and watercolour is pasted onto back cover. pp.  2-9 [p.8 is a separate sheet inserted]. Author's note on first leaf. MS full score for string orchestra and percussion with cover: St. Melangell and the Hare. Music 1. Introduction: 'Melangell and the Hare'; Music 2. 'Melangell at Prayer'; Music 3a.'The Encounter'; Music 3b; Music 4.' Interlude'; Music 5. 'Variant', Music 6. 'Postlude' 'Humming (optional) song for audience' [Welsh Hymn Tune: "Music for audience"]. p. 18 attached to p. 17 [opening of pp. 16-17]. Mounted on to pages of a spiral-bound Manuscript book. Folder of notes: illustration for cover; author's note (MS); photocopy of article from Country Life Jan 21 1965 "The Lady and the Hare" by Mary Corbett Harris. Folder of papers relating to Melangell and the Hare: MS and TS libretto; booklet sold in aid of Pennant Melangell Church Restoration Appeal; correspondence relating to the possible performance of Melangell and the Hare.