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979-0-57036-187-8 Time being – Score (digital download) Available at SMD Buy now (£0.99)
979-0-57036-187-8 Finding Ursula Vaughan Williams – Score Available at MusicRoom Buy now (£12.95)


Part of the Finding Ursula Vaughan Williams collection

<p>Settings of poetry by Ursula Vaughan Williams for voice and piano.</p>

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For Borthwick and Richard Tsang, the issue of style is fused with modernist concerns of time and temporality. Borthwick’s song ‘Time being’ ‘moves progressively further away’ from stylistic connections to RVW ‘as if trying to escape time’. In his words, ‘the music – like the poem – suggests that there is no escape, at least not in this song’. (Lee Tsang, 2010)


5 minutes
Beverley Minster, 15th April 2010
1 Tenor, 1 Baritone, 1 Piano
Composition date