Philips - Fern Hill

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PHILIPS Fern Hill

for Soprano Chorus, Flute, Viola & Harp Score

EP 72566



JULIAN PHILIPS

Fern Hill for Soprano Chorus, Flute, Viola & Harp Poem by Dylan Thomas

Score

EIGENTUM DES VERLEGERS

·

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Poem by Dylan Thomas (1914–1953) Instrumentation Soprano Chorus Flute Viola Harp

Duration: 18 mins approx.

to Thomas, Katie and Lauren Reynoldson with fondest love

Commissioned by Rhian Hutchings for Welsh National Opera.

This score reects the state of editorial work and correction as at February 2014.


to Thomas, Katie and Lauren Reynoldson with fondest love

Fern Hill Poem: Dylan Thomas

Music: Julian Philips

1 4 4

Choir

I.

Always flowing (q= c.130)

§

4 4

Flute

f

4 4

Viola

f

1 4 4

3

3

3

Always flowing (q= c.130) f poco marcato

Db

C, D Eb F,G,Ab Bb

Harp

iss gl

4 4

.

§ 4

Fl. 3

3

Vla

Edition Peters 72566a

Db

s.

gl is

Harp

3

3

3

gliss .

3

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2 3

3

3

7

3

3 4

Fl. 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3 4

Vla 3

3

3

3

3

ff

gliss.

3

gliss.

3 4

Harp

ff Eยง, A#

10

S1.

3+2

5 4

f

Now

S2.

Now

Vla

pizz.

5 4

5 4

3 4 as

f

5 4

3 4

I

was

young

and

3 4 as

ea - sy

arco

was

young

and

ea - sy

5 4

f

5 4 Harp

5 4

f

3+2

5 4 I

3 4

Bยง

pizz.

f

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4


3 15

S1. un - der the ap - ple

the

pizz.

Vla

3

5 4

7 4

5 4 mf

4 4

7 4 mf

Harp

Bb

7 4

Eb

5 4

f

3+2

5 4

3 4

hap - py

S2.

5 4 mf

4 4

S1.

and

house

7 4

f

19

5 4 lilt - ing

arco

4 4

and

house

3

mf arco

lilt - ing

3

4 4

5 4

7 4

A - bout

boughs

Fl.

the

mf

4 4 un - der the ap - ple

7 4

A - bout

boughs

S2.

3+4

mf

4 4

as

the

was

grass

green,

f

5 4 hap - py

as

the

was

grass

3 4

green, 3

Fl.

5 4 f

Vla

5 4

pizz.

arco

mf

f

3

5 4

3

3 3

f

5 4 Harp

3

3

3 4 3 4 3 4

Eยง

Eb

C#

f Cยง

3 4


4 22

Semi chorus

2 3 4

(L’istesso tempo) p dolce

The

night

a

-

-

3 4

Fl.

pp

(I)

3 4

Vla

pp

2 3 4

(L’istesso tempo)

mp C, D, E, F#, G, A, B

Harp

3 4

26

Semi chorus bove

the

ding

-

-

le

Fl.

Vla

Harp

F§ F#

-


5 3+2

30

5 4

Semi chorus star

-

ry

-

5 4

Fl.

(II)

5 4

Vla

5 4 Harp

5 4

3

4+3 mf

33

7 4

S1.

Time

7 4

S2.

3

Fl. mf

3

3

3

7 4

3

Vla

3

Harp

(all ยง)

mf

3

7 4 mf

7 4 mf

7 4

me

hail

and

let

me

hail

and

mf

Time 3

let


6 35

3+4

4 4

3 4

S1. climb

Gol

-

den

in

the

climb

Gol 3

3

Fl. 3

Vla

Harp

F#

-

days

hey

-

days

4 4

3 4

S2.

hey

-

den

in

the

4 4

3 4 mf

3 4

4 4

3 4

4 4

3 4

4 4

4 f

3+2

39

f

5 4

S1. of

his

eyes,

And

f

of

his

hon - oured

eyes,

And

7 4 hon - oured

a - mong

7 4

5 4

Fl.

a - mong

f

5 4

S2.

7 4

f pizz.

5 4

Vla

f

4 5 4 Harp

C, D#, E, F, G, A, Bb

5 4

arco

7 4

f

7 4 f

7 4


7 43

S1.

7 4

3+4

5 4

wa - gons

I

was

wa - gons

I

prince of

was

mf

3+4

7 4 the

ap - ple

And once

towns

prince of

the

ap - ple

be

-

mf

7 4

5 4

7 4

S2.

3+2

And once

towns

be

3

pizz.

7 4

Vla

7 4

5 4

7 4

Fl.

5 4

arco

3

mf

7 4

3

f

7 4

5 4

7 4

7 4

5 4

7 4

Harp

Dยง

Eb

Ab

3+2 46

5 4

S1. low

a

time

I

lor - dly

had

the

trees

and

lor - dly

had

the

trees

and

5 4

S2. low

a

time

I

Fl.

5 4

Vla

5 4

pizz.

arco

mf

mf

f

5 4 Harp

mf

5 4

Aยง

Ab

F#


8 49

f

mf

4 4

S1. leaves

Trail

f

with

dai - sies

and

bar - ley

mf

4 4

S2. leaves

Trail

3

with

dai - sies

and

bar - ley

3

4 4

Fl. f

3

3

3

mf

3

4 4

Vla 3

f

mf

4 4 Harp

mf

Fยง f

C, D, E, F, Gb, Ab, Bb

4 4

3+2 mp 53

S1.

4 4

5 4 Down

the

ri - vers

of

the

wind

-

fall

the

ri - vers

of

the

wind

-

fall

mp

S2.

4 4

5 4 Down

Fl.

Vla

3

4 4

3

4 4

5 4 mp

5 4 mp

4 4 Harp

4 4

5 4 Aยง

5 4

Ab, Bยง

C#, D, Gb, Bb

mf


9

5 57

f

f

3 4

S1. light.

And

f

f

light.

And

as

3 4

S2. as

3 4

Fl. f pizz.

arco

3 4

Vla f

f

5 3 4 f Cยง, Db, Eb

Harp

60

S1.

3 4

5 4

3 4 I

S2.

was

3 4 3 4

Harp

and

3 4

3 4

care

-

free,

care

-

free,

5 4 I

Vla

green

3+2

was

pizz.

f

green

and

5 4 5 4 5 4

arco


10 mf

3+4

63

7 4

S1. fa - mous a - mong the

A - bout

barns

fa - mous a - mong the

the

hap - py

and

yard

mf

7 4

S2.

5 4

5 4

A - bout

barns

the

hap - py

and

yard

3

7 4

Fl.

mf pizz.

3

arco

7 4

Vla

5 4

3

5 4

f

mf

7 4 Harp

7 4

66

S1.

Cยง

mf Fb

Cb

5 4

f

3+2

5 4

3 4

sing - ing

S2.

5 4

as

the

farm

was

home,

f

5 4 as

sing - ing

the

farm

was

3 4

home, 3

Fl.

f Vla

5 4

pizz.

arco

mf

f

3

3

3 4

3

3

3 4 3 4

Fยง

5 4

3

f

5 4 Harp

3

3

5 4

Fb

Dยง

f Db

3 4


11 69

Semi chorus

6 3 4

p dolce

In

the

sun

3 4

Fl.

pp

3 4

Vla

pp

6 3 4 mp

C, Db, Eb, F, G, Ab, Bb

Harp

3 4

73

Semi chorus that

is

young

Fl.

Vla

Harp

Gยง Gb

once


12 3+2

77

5 4

Semi chorus on

-

ly

-

Fl.

5 4

Vla

5 4 5 4

Harp

5 4

7

mf 4+3

80

7 4

S1.

Time

let

me

play

and

let

me

play

and

mf

7 4

S2. 3

3

3

7 4

Fl. mf

3

3

Time

3 3

Vla mf

7 Harp

3

7 4 7 4

C, Db, Eb, F, Gb, Ab, Bb

7 4

mf


13 82

mp

3+4

3 4

S1. be

4 4 Gol

3 4

S2. be

-

den

in

mp

Gol

mer

-

cy

mer

-

cy

4 4 -

den

in

the

3

3

Fl. 3

3 4

4 4 mp

3 4

Vla mf

4 4 mp

3 4

4 4 mp

Harp

3 4

8 86

4 4

3+2 f

5 4

S1. of

his

3 4 means.

f

f

5 4

S2. of

his

3 4 means.

And

green

5 4

Fl.

pizz.

5 4

Vla

and

gol - den

3 4 f

f

8 5 4 Harp

the

arco

3 4

f

3 4 f piĂš pesante

Cb, Db, E§, F, Gb, Ab ,Bb

5 4

3 4


14 90

S1.

f

3 4

I

5 4 was

hunts - man

and

herds - man

mf

5 4

3 4

S2.

3+2

the

5 4

3 4

Fl.

mf

arco

3 4

Vla

pizz.

5 4

f

Harp

mf

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4

mf

94

S1.

3 4

the

5 4 fox - es

on

the

3 4

5 4

Fl.

3 4

5 4

Vla

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4

S2. calves

Sang

to

my

horn, 6

Harp

mf

C#, Dยง, Eยง, F#, Gยง, Aยง, B#


15 mp

3+2 98

S1.

3 4

5 4 hills

barked

and

cold,

mf

5 4

S2.

clear

mp

barked

clear

and

3 4

cold, 3

Fl.

mp pizz.

5 4

Vla

arco

mp

3

3

3

mp

Fยง

5 4

Dยง

D#

3 4 mp

9 3 4

p dolce

And

Fl.

the

3 4 pp

Vla

3 4 pp

9 3 4 C#, D, E, F#, G#, A, B

Harp

3 4

3

3 4 3 4

Harp

Semi chorus

3 4

3

5 4

101

3

3

5 4

mp


16 105

Semi chorus sab

-

bath

-

rang

Fl.

Vla

G# Gยง

Harp

109

5 4

Semi chorus slow

-

-

ly

Fl.

5 4

Vla

5 4 5 4

Harp

Gยง

5 4

3+2


17

10 mf

112

S1. In

the

peb - bles

of

the

the

peb - bles

of

the

mf S2. In 3

3

3

Fl. mf

3

3

3 3

Vla mf

3

10 C#, D, Eb, F, G, A, B

Harp

11 115

f

3 4

S1. ho

-

ly

streams.

f

3 4

S2. ho

-

ly

streams.

3 4

Fl. f pizz. Vla f

f

11 Harp

mf

F#

3 4 3 4

f

Cยง

C#

Cยง

3 4


18 118

S1.

3 4

mf

All

5 4 the

sun

long

it

was

run

-

ning,

mf

3 4

S2.

5 4

it

3 4

Vla

arco

was

pizz.

5 4

mf

3 4 C#

Harp

5 4 mf

3 4

3+2 122

S1.

5 4

4+3

3+2

hay

Fields

high as

the

house,

7 4

5 4

7 4

5 4

7 4

5 4

7 4

5 4 the

S2.

Cยง

C#

Cยง

love - ly,

Fl.

the

5 4

mf Vla

5 4

arco

5 4 Harp

5 4

3

3

C#

Cยง

3

7 4

3

3

3

3

5 4

3

7 4

7 4

5 4

7 4

7 4

5 4

7 4

7 4

5 4

C#

7 4


19 125 3+4

7 4

S1.

f

3 4

5 4

it

7 4

S2.

the

chim

neys,

-

was 3

3 3

3 4

3

f

7 4

Vla

5 4

it

3

7 4

Fl.

f

3 4

tunes from

was

5 4

3

3 4

5 4 f

3 4

7 4

5 4 f D#

Harp

7 4

128

S1.

S2.

5 4

3 4

5 4

3+2

air

and

air

and

play - ing

5 4 play - ing 3

Fl.

Vla

5 4

3

3

5 4 5 4

Harp

5 4

G#

3

Bb, Fยง f

3

3

3

3

3


20 3+2 pi첫 f

130

S1. love pi첫 f

-

-

ly

and

love

-

-

ly

and

wa

-

te

-

ry

wa

-

te

-

ry

S2. 3

3

Fl. 3

piu f

3

Vla pi첫 f

Harp

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

pi첫 f

132

3 4

S1. And

fire

3 4

S2. And

fire

Fl.

3 4

Vla

3 4 3

Harp

A#

3 4 3

3

3

3

3 4


21 134

S1.

3 4 green

3 4

S2.

green

Fl.

3 4

Vla

3 4 3

3 4 Harp

3 4

3

Aยง

3

3

3

3

poco rit. 136

5 4

S1. as

5 4

S2. as

Fl.

5 4

Vla

5 4 poco rit.

Harp

3

ff

3

3

3

3

3

5 4 5 4


Now a little faster (q= c.135-140)

22

12 138

S1.

5 4

ff

3+2 2+3

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4

grass.

S2.

5 4

ff

grass.

Fl.

5 4

ff molto espressivo

Vla

5 4

3 4

5 4

ff molto espressivo

12 5 4 Harp

5 4

Now a little faster (q= c.135-140)

all ยง

3 4 3

3 4

3

3

3

5 4 3

3

5 4

3

3

3

3

3

f strong 142 3+2

Fl. f Vla

4 4

7 4

4 4

7 4

4 4

7 4

f 3

Harp

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

4 4

3

3

145 3+4

3

3

Bb

3

3

7 4

3+2

Fl.

7 4

5 4

3 4

Vla

7 4

5 4

3 4

3

7 4 Harp

7 4

Eb

3

3

3

3

5 4 3

3

5 4

Eยง

3

F#

3

3

3

3 4 3 4


23 147

3+2

Fl.

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4

Vla

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4

3 4

5 4

3 4 Harp

Eb, Fยง

3 4

5 4

3

3

3

5 4

3

Ab

3

3

Aยง, Gb

3

3

3

3 4

Db

5 4

3+2 150

Fl.

7 4

5 4 poco a poco cresc.

7 4

5 4

Vla

poco a poco cresc.

5 4 Harp

5 4

3

3

3

3

Dยง

Ab

7 4

3

3

3

3

7 4

3

poco a poco cresc.

3+4

3+2

Fl.

7 4

5 4

7 4

Vla

7 4

5 4

7 4

7 4

5 4

7 4

152

Harp

Eยง

7 4

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

5 4

F#

3

3

3

3

3

7 4


24 3+4 154

3+2

Fl.

7 4

5 4

Vla

7 4

5 4

7 4

5 4

Harp

7 4

3

3

3

3

3

3

156

3

Fl.

3 4

Vla

3 4

5 4

3

3

3

3

3 4 3

Harp

3

3

3

3

3

Fยง, Aยง, Db

3 4

3

3

3

3

3

3

crescendo sempre

159

Fl. ff

Vla ff

Harp

3 3

C# 3

3

3

3

Dยง

3

3 3

ff

3

3

3


25

rit.

change to piccolo

163

Fl.

Vla mp

rit.

3

3

Harp

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

166

Vla

3

Harp

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

(III/II) 169

6 8

Vla p

6 8 Harp

3

p

3

6 8


26

13 173

S. Solo

6 8

Picc.

6 8

II.

A lullaby (q. = c.40)

7:6x

7:6x

mp

6 8

Vla

p

176

mp espressivo

S. Solo And

night

-

-

-

ly

un

Vla mp espressivo

179

S. Solo the

sim

-

ple

stars

7:6x

Picc. mp

Vla

-

der


27 182

S. Solo As

I

rode

to

7:6x

Picc. pizz.

pizz.

arco

Vla

185

S. Solo sleep

the

pizz.

arco

pizz.

arco

owls

arco

Vla

188

S. Solo were

Vla

bear

-

-

-

ing

the


28

poco rit. 191

S. Solo farm

a

-

way,

7:6x

Picc. mp

Vla

14

A tempo (q. = c.40)

poco piĂš f

194

S. Solo All

the

moon

7:6x

Picc.

Vla mp a little stronger

197

S. Solo long

I 7:6x

Picc. mp

Vla

heard, 7:6x


29 200

S. Solo blessed

a - mong

sta

-

bles,

Picc.

Vla

mf piĂš marcato

203

S. Solo the

night

-

jars

Fly - ing

Picc. mf pizz.

II/I

pizz.

arco

Vla mf

p (echo)

mf

206

S. Solo with

the

ricks,

# Picc.

arco Vla

and

#

pizz.

arco

the


30

poco rit. 209

S. Solo hor

-

ses

Flash - ing

in

ยง

ยง Picc. mf pizz.

IV/III

arco

pizz.

Vla p (echo)

15 mp

mf

A tempo (q. = c.40)

212

S. Solo -

to

the

dark. 7:6x

Picc. mp Vla p

215

Picc.

Vla

7:6x

#

arco

-


16 218

31

A tempo (q. = c.40)

pp misterioso

S1. And

then

to

a

-

then

to

a

-

pp misterioso S2. And

Change back to Flute Fl.

Vla pp misterioso

16

A tempo (q. = c.40)

Harp

C#, Db, E, F# G#, A, B

222

S1. wake,

S2. wake,

Vla 6

Harp

p misterioso

20:12

20:12

20:12


32 224

S1. and

the

farm

and

the

farm

S2.

§ Vla 6

20:12

C§, D#, Eb, F§, G§, A§, Bb

Harp

227

poco cresc.

S1. like

a

wan - de -

rer

white

With

the

a

wan - de -

rer

white

With

the

poco cresc. S2. § Vla

Harp

like


33 230

S1. dew,

S2. dew,

§

§

Vla 6

20:12

20:12

Harp

Now gradually picking up speed 232

p

S1. come

p S2. §

come

Fl. p misterioso Vla 6

p

Now gradually picking up speed

Harp

20:12

20:12

Cb D§ E§ F# G# A# B§


34

accel.

234

S1. back,

the

back,

the

S2.

Fl.

Vla 6

accel.

Harp

20:12

20:12

mp

236 poco cresc.

mp

S1. cock on poco cresc.

his shoul -der:

cock

his shoul -der:

mp

it

S2. on

it

Fl. mp b Vla 6

Harp

20:12

20:12

mp


35 cresc.

239

S1. was

all

Shi - ning,

it was cresc.

was

all

Shi - ning,

it

S2.

Fl. § Vla 6

C§ Db Eb F§ G§ A§ B#

Harp

20:12

20:12

mf

242

S1. A - dam

and

mai

-

-

-

den,

A - dam

and

mai

-

-

-

den,

S2.

Fl. § Vla 6

Harp

C# D§ E§ F# G# Ab B§

6

20:12

20:12

was


36 mf

244

S1. The

mf S2. The

ยง Fl. mf ยง

ยง

Vla 6

mf

C, D, Eb, F, G, A,B#

Harp

20:12

20:12

246

S1. sky

ga -

thered

a

-

sky

ga -

thered

a

-

S2.

Fl. ยง Vla 6

Harp

f

20:12


37 cresc.

248

S1. gain

And cresc.

the sun

grew

gain

And

the sun

grew

S2.

ยง Fl. poco a poco cresc. # Vla 6

poco a poco cresc.

C#,D#,E,F#,Gb,A,B

20:12

f

Harp

20:12

251

3 4

S1. round

that

ve - ry

3 4

S2. round

that

ve - ry

ยง Fl.

3 4

Vla

3 4 6

C, D, E, F, G#, Ab, Bb

Harp

20:12

20:12

3 4 3 4


38 254

S1.

3 4 day

3 4

S2.

day

Fl.

3 4

Vla

3 4

3 4 Harp

20:12

poco a poco cresc.

3 4

255

S1.

S2.

Fl. 6

6

6

Vla

20:12

Harp

20:12

6


39 256

S1.

S2.

Fl. 6

6

6

Vla

20:12

Harp

20:12

257

ff

S1. ff

6 8

S2.

6 8

Fl.

6 8

6

6

6

6

ff

6

7

6 8

Vla ff

20:12

Harp

6 8 ff

21

21

6 8


40

Now faster (q. = c.65)

17 258

Sop. (tutti)

6 8

f poco marcato

So

it ยง

must

have

been

ยง

6 8

Fl.

f

15:12

6 8

Vla

f marcato (whole bows)

Now faster (q. = c.65)

17 6 8 ff

f marcato Gยง, Aยง

Harp

C#, F#, G#,Bยง

6 8

262

Sop. (tutti) af - ter

the

#

Fl.

Vla

Harp

birth

of

#

the

sim - ple

light

#

#


41 266

Sop. (tutti) In

the

first,

§

spin - ning

§

§

Fl. 15:12

Vla

G§, Ab, Bb

Harp

Eb, C§

18

270

Sop. (tutti) place,

the

spell - bound

b

§ Fl. 15:12

Vla

18 Harp

Db

hor - ses

§


42 274

Sop. (tutti) walk - ing

warm

Out

§

of

§

the

#

Fl. 15:12

Vla

Harp

F#, A§, B§

D§, E§

C#

278

Sop. (tutti) whin - ny - ing

green

§

sta - ble

#

§

Fl. 16:12

Vla

Harp

F§, Bb


43

19

ff

282

S1. On

to

the

fields

ff S2. On

to

the

fields

ยง

Fl. ff

8:6

Vla ff

19

ff

Harp

Eb

Ab

285

S1. of

praise.

of

praise.

S2.

Fl. 16:12

16:12

Db

Dยง

Db

gl iss .

Harp

g li ss.

Vla


44 288

Fl. 3

3

glis

s.

gli ss.

gl iss .

Vla

Harp

290

Fl. 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

5 4

5 4

Vla

5 4 Harp Eยง, A#, Bยง

5 4


45

292

S1.

5 4

III.

A tempo primo (q= c.130)

20

<e. = q>

f

3+2

7 4

And

S2.

hon - oured

f

5 4

7 4

And

Fl.

5 4

Vla

5 4

Harp

f

7 4

7 4

3+2

and phea - sants

7 4

3+4

7 4 by

the

gay

5 4

7 4

by

5 4 pizz.

f

5 4

house

7 4

and phea - sants

fox - es

7 4

7 4

5 4

fox - es

7 4

f

(C, D, E, F, G, A#, B)

295 3+4

Vla

the

gay

house

mf

Un - der mf

the

Un - der

the

arco

7 4

5 4

7 4

5 4

7 4

3

3

7 4

Harp

7 4

7 4

A tempo primo (q= c.130)

ff

5 4

Fl.

a - mong

arco

pizz.

20 5 4

S2.

hon - oured

7 4

ff

S1.

a - mong

arco

mf

3


46 3+2

298

5 4

S1. new

made

clouds

and

hap - py

as

the

hap - py

as

the

5 4

S2. new

made

clouds

and

Fl.

5 4

Vla

5 4 mf

mf

5 4

mf

Harp

pizz.

Eยง

Eb

5 4

f

300

3 4

S1. heart

was

long, f

3 4

S2. heart

was

long, 3

3

Fl. f

3

arco

3

3 3

Vla 3

f

3 4 3 4 3 4

Harp

Eb

C#

f Cยง

3 4


21 302

Semi chorus

47

(L’istesso tempo) p dolce

3 4

In

the

sun

3 4

Fl.

pp (I)

3 4

Vla

pp

21 3 4

(L’istesso tempo)

mp Harp

3 4

C, D, E, F#, G, A, B§

306

Semi chorus born

o

-

-

ver

Fl.

Vla

Harp

F# F§

and


48 3+2

310

5 4

Semi chorus o

-

ver

-

5 4

Fl.

(II)

5 4

Vla

5 4 Harp

5 4

313

4+3

22

S1.

7 4

mf

7 4

mf

I

S2.

I 3

3

Fl. mf

3

3

3 3

Vla mf

22 Harp

(all ยง)

7 4

3

7 4 7 4 7 4

mf

ran

my

heed - less

ran

my

heed - less


49 315 3+4

4 4

S1. ways,

2 4 My

wi - shes

4 4

S2. ways, 3

3

Fl. 3

Vla

wi - shes

318

2 4

4 4

4 4

2 4

4 4

4 4

2 4

4 4

4 4

2 4

4 4

3+2 f

4 4

5 4

through

the

house

high

4 4

hay

5 4

through

Fl.

the

4 4

house

high

f

hay

5 4 f

Vla

raced

4 4

23

S2.

4 4

Bb

Harp

S1.

raced

2 4 My

4 4

4 4

5 4 f

23 5 4

4 4

f piu pesante

C, D#, E, F, Gb, A, Bb

Harp

4 4

5 4


50 321

f marcato

3 4

S1.

at

f marcato

And

no - thing

I

5 4

cared

arco

pizz.

pizz.

3 4

Vla f

S1.

5 4

S2.

5 4

3 4

5 4

mf

blue

trades

In

4 4 all

his

tune - ful

mf

5 4

that

Fl.

3 4

3+2

sky

5 4

f

Harp

325

my

3 4

S2.

5 4

4 4 time

al - lows 6

5 4

4 4

mf

Vla

5 4

arco

4 4 mf

5 4 Harp

4 4 Db, Gb, Bยง

5 4

Eb

mf

4 4


51 329

S1.

3+2

turn

-

ing

so

few

so

and

such

and

such

5 4

2 4

4 4

S2.

5 4

2 4

4 4

few

Fl.

4 4

2 4

5 4

Vla

4 4

2 4

5 4

4 4

2 4

5 4

4 4

2 4

5 4

pizz.

Harp

mp

332

3 4

S1. morn

-

-

ing

songs

mp

3 4

S2. morn

-

-

ing

songs 3

3

3

Fl. mp 3 arco

3

3 3

Vla mp

3 4

mp

3

3 4 3 4

Harp

mp

3 4


52

24 334

Semi chorus

p dolcissimo

3 4

Be

-

-

-

fore

the

3 4

Fl.

pp

3 4

Vla

pp

24 3 4 mp Harp

C, D, Eb, F, G, Ab, Bb

3 4

338

Semi chorus chil

-

-

dren

green

Fl.

Vla

Harp

Gยง Gb

and


53 342

Semi chorus gol

-

den

Fol

low

-

Fl.

Vla

Harp

Gยง

Gb

346

Semi chorus him

Fol

p dolcissimo Sop. (tutti) Fol

-

low

him

Fl.

Vla

Harp

Gb

Gยง

-

low


54

rit.

350

Semi chorus him

Fol

Sop. (tutti) Fol

-

low

him

Fl.

Vla

rit.

Gยง

Harp

Gb

354

pp

Semi chorus out

of

grace

of

grace

pp Sop. (tutti) out

Fl.

Vla

Harp

Gb

Aยง mp espressivo

-

low


55 358

Semi chorus

2 4

3 2

Sop. (tutti)

2 4

3 2

Fl.

2 4

3 2

Vla

2 4

3 2

2 4

3 2

2 4

3 2

Harp

IV. 25 361

Sop. (tutti)

A tempo (h= c.65)

mp dolce

3 2

No

-

thing

I

cared,

3 2

Fl.

25 3 2 Harp

3 2

A tempo (h= c.65)

mp

(C, D, Eb, F, G, Aยง, Bb)

364

Sop. (tutti) in

Harp

the

lamb

white

days


56 367

S1. that

time

would

take

me

that

time

would

take

me

S2.

Gb

Harp

Db, Ab

370

S1. up

to

the

swal

-

low

thronged

loft

up

to

the

swal

-

low

thronged

loft

S2.

Harp

Bยง

Dยง

373

S1. by

the

sha - dow

of

by

the

sha - dow

of

my

S2. my 7:4

Vla mp

Harp

7:4


57

26 376 mf

poco rit.

S1. hand,

mf S2. hand,

Vla mf

26

poco rit.

mf

Harp

27 379

S. Solo

6 4

A fraction slower (h. = c.35)

mf

In

Vla

the

6 4 mf

27 6 4 Harp

6 4

A fraction slower (h. = c.35)

moon


58

28

382

S. Solo that

is

al

ways

-

ri

-

sing

Nor

that

mp Semi chorus mm 7:6

7:6

Fl. mp

pizz

Vla mf

28 Harp

C#, D, E, F#, G, A, B

mp

385

S. Solo ri

-

ding

to

sleep

Semi chorus mm

Fl. pizz.

pizz. arco Vla

Harp

arco

arco


59

29 388 mf

S. Solo I

should

hear

him

mp Semi chorus mm

b

ยง

Fl. mf

Vla mf

29 mf

Harp

mp

390

S. Solo fly

And

Semi chorus b

ยง

Fl.

Vla

Harp

Fยง

mp


60 p

392

S. Solo wake

to

the

farm

for -

p Semi chorus mm

ยง

b

Fl. mp Vla mp

Harp

394

9 4

S. Solo e

-

ver

6 4 fled

9 4

Semi chorus

b Fl.

from

the

6 4 ยง

9 4

6 4

9 4

6 4

9 4

6 4

9 4

6 4

p

Vla p

Harp

p


61

poco rit. 396

S. Solo

6 4 child

Fl.

6 4

Vla

6 4

-

-

-

-

-

-

less

p

30 398

Again a little slower (h. = c.33)

pp

rit.

S. Solo land. 7:6

7:6

Fl. p Vla pp

30 Harp

Again a little slower (h. = c.33)

rit.

C, D, Eยง, F, G, Ab, B


62 ยง 400

Fl.

9 4

Vla

9 4 misterioso

3

Harp

3

3

402

S1.

S2.

Fl.

3

3

A tempo h. = c.35 mp molto espressivo

9 4 9 4

Oh as mp molto espressivo

I

Oh

I

as

9 4

b

was

young

was

young

9 4 ppp

31

p ma poco marcato

A tempo h. = c.35

9 4 pp

Harp

9 4

C, D, E, F#, G, A, Bb

mp

Fยง

9 4 3

9 4

3

3

mp poco marcato

Vla

3

3

3

p

31

3

and

ยง

and


63 405

S1. ea

-

sy

in

the

mer

-

cy

ea

-

sy

in

the

mer

-

cy

S2.

#

b

b

Fl.

Vla

Harp

F#

408

12 4

S1. of

his

means,

12 4

S2. of

his

means,

ยง

b

#

Fl.

12 4

Vla

12 4 pp

12 4 Harp

Fยง

F#

12 4


64 411

S1.

32 p 12 4 Time

12 4

S2.

9 4 held

me

p

Time

and

dy

-

ing

green

and

dy

-

ing

9 4 held

me

9 4

12 4

Fl.

green

p

9 4

12 4

Vla

p

32 12 4 Harp

12 4

414

9 4 p

G# poco marcato

Gยง

9 4

pp

S1. Though

I

sang

in

my

I

sang

in

my

p poco marcato F#

Aยง

pp S2. Though

Fl. pp Vla pp

Harp

Fยง

pp Ab


65 417

6 4

S1. chains

poco rit.

3 2

like

the

3 2

6 4

S2. chains

like

the

Fl.

6 4

3 2

Vla

6 4

3 2

6 4 Harp

Bb

Fยง

S1.

S2.

3 2 3 2

p

3 2

Eb

A tempo, a little faster (h= c.60)

33 420

6 4

Cb

poco rit.

Cยง, Db

3 2

mp

sea. p

mp

sea,

Fl.

3 2 mf dolce e cantabile

Vla

3 2 mf dolce e cantabile

A tempo, a little faster (h= c.60)

33 3 2 Harp

6

6 6

Bยง, Dยง

3 2

mf

6

6

6


66 422 p

mp

p

mp

S1.

S2. like

the

Fl.

Vla 6

6 6

Harp

6

6

6

424

S1.

p S2. sea.

Fl.

gliss.

mp Vla

6

6

Harp

6

6

6

6


67 426

S2.

Fl.

Vla

gliss. mp

6 6 6

Harp

6

6

6

rit.

428

Fl.

gliss. p

gliss.

Vla p

rit.

Harp

6

6

6

6

6

6


68

Now slowing to the end (h = c.50) 430

3

Fl. 6

ppp

pp molto misterioso

Vla ppp

Now slowing to the end (h = c.50)

6

pp

Harp

34

pp molto misterioso

Cb D,Eb F,G,Ab Bb

b 6

433

b

Fl.

Vla

34

Harp

pp molto misterioso Cยง

. iss gl

Cb


69 436

b

3

Fl.

Vla

Harp

Cยง

ss. gli

Cb

438

Fl.

pizz. Vla pp

Harp

pp

(stop sound)




Courtesy of Glyndebourne Productions/Photographer: David Illman

Fern Hill

Julian Philips studied music at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and his compositions have been performed at major festivals and venues including the Proms, the Tanglewood Music Festival, Welsh National Opera and Glyndebourne. A significant composer of operatic music, Philips’ work includes Followers, The Yellow Sofa, and Knight Crew (libretto by Nicky Singer) commissioned by Glyndebourne (2010). Welsh National Opera commissioned two chamber operas, Dolffin and Wild Cat. Other works include two ballets for English National Ballet Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Snow Queen. Julian Philips is Honorary Fellow of, and was made Head of Composition at, the Guildhall School of Music in 2004. He has also taught at Cambridge.

PHILIPS

Julian Philips

Julian Philips studierte Musik am Emmanuel College in Cambridge. Seine Kompositionen sind bei führenden Festivals und in renommierten Häusern erklungen, darunter die BBC Proms, das Tanglewood Music Festival, Welsh National Opera und das Opernfestival im englischen Glyndebourne. Philips ist ein bedeutender Opernkomponist, und seinen Schaffen umfasst die Bühnenwerke Followers, The Yellow Sofa sowie Knight Crew (2010), ein Auftragswerk für Glyndebourne auf ein Libretto von Nicky Singer. Zwei Kammeropern, Dolffin und Wild Cat, entstanden im Auftrag der Welsh National Opera. Zu weiteren Werken gehören zwei Ballette für das English National Ballet, nämlich Les Liaisons Dangereuses und The Snow Queen. Julian Philips ist „Honorary Fellow“ der Guildhall School of Music, wo er 2004 zum Leiter der Kompositionsabteilung ernannt wurde. Außerdem lehrte er in Cambridge.

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