Archive Service for Oxford University Press out-of-print choral and vocal music

Search

Is there a specific product you're looking for?

What can I purchase from this website?

All the titles listed on this website are either published or distributed by Banks Music Publications or available through our archive services. If you require music from other publishers, please send your enquiry using the form on our contact page.

"In a world where mutability is the one thing on which we can rely, certain names carry with them an aura of comforting constancy: Banks (Music Publications) is a treasured example in the world of music, and their Eboracum Choral Series continues to be a wonderfully reliable resource".
Rebecca Tavener
Organists' Review: February 2009

REQUIEM FOR AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER
BMP011

REQUIEM FOR AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER, Four voice parts

Composer: CASE JOHN CAROL

Voice: SATB

Arranger: GOWER ROBERT (EDITOR)

£7.95

Soprano and tenor soloists, SATB chorus and organ.

The original sketch for this piece was workd out in 1943. Case was still serving in the Army and was granted special leave to conduct the first and only performance by the choral society at Bishop Wordsworth's School in Salisbury in July 1944.

"an exquisite feeling of peace and fulfilment" - Reviewer on the first performance.

The second performance will take place 71 years later on Remembrance Sunday, November 8th 2015 at St Barnabas Cathedral in Nottingham.

The cover image is Laurance Whistler's engraved memorial prism to his elder brother Rex, killed during WWII in 1944, just a few days before the first performace of the Requiem. The image is copyright the estate of Sir Laurance Whistler and is reproduced by kind permission. 

Included in the score is a fascinating introduction by Garry Humphreys, a friend, colleague and author of John's obituary in the Independent newspaper and writer of two articles about him in the Finzi Friends' Journal. 

 


If you have more questions about this product please click here to go to our contact form



© Copyright 2017 Banks Music Publications

The Granary, Wath Court, Hovingham, York, YO62 4NN
Tel: +44 (0) 1653 628545 • Fax: +44 (0) 1653 627214 • Email: info@banksmusicpublications.co.uk
Goodwin Publications Ltd, T/A Banks Music Publications. 20 Piercy End, Kirkbymoorside, York YO62 6DF
Registered in London, Number 8766895

We accept payments online from the following credit & debit cards:

Visa, Mastercard, Switch, Solo, Maestro • Thawte SSL Security