Edgar Bainton

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Born: 14 February 1880

Died: 8 December 1956


Edgar Leslie Bainton was a British composer, most celebrated for his church music. Easily his most famous piece is the liturgical anthem And I Saw a New Heaven, but during recent years Bainton's other musical works - for decades neglected - have become increasingly often heard in the concert repertoire.

View the Wikipedia article on Edgar Bainton.

List of choral works

  • And I saw a new Heaven
  • Fantasia on the plainsong melody Vexilla Regis
  • Fiat Lux for "4-part chorus S.A.T.B."
  • Who can number the Sands of the Sea? for "S.A.T.B."
  • Open Thy Gates
  • Christ in the Wilderness
  • The Heavens Declare Thy Glory

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