Gordon Jacob

Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)

Nationality: English
Born: July 5, 1895, London Died: June 8, 1984, Saffron Walden (age 88)

Six Shakespearian Sketches for String Trio

(for violin, viola and cello)
2:29 I. How sweet the moonlight sleeps on yonder bank. Adagio misterioso
1:46 II. Foot it Featly. Allegro leggiero quasi presto
1:54 III. Here a Dance of Clowns. Molto allegro e con brio
3:06 IV. Grace in All Simplicity. Tempo di minuetto
2:50 V. And a Babbled of Green Fields. Andante con moto
2:17 VI. In Sad Cypress. Molto adagio e elegiaco
Duration: 15 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1946 (age 50-51)
Dedication: The Carter Trio
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2:29
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I. How sweet the moonlight sleeps on yonder bank. Adagio misterioso
1:46
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II. Foot it Featly. Allegro leggiero quasi presto
1:54
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III. Here a Dance of Clowns. Molto allegro e con brio
3:06
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IV. Grace in All Simplicity. Tempo di minuetto
2:50
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V. And a Babbled of Green Fields. Andante con moto
2:17
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VI. In Sad Cypress. Molto adagio e elegiaco

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Student
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