I Vow Thee, My Country

I Vow to Thee, My Country is a British patriotic song on a poem by Sir Cecil Spring, written in 1921. Holst adapted the music from a section of Jupiter, from his suite The Planets, to create a setting for the poem. The melody was slightly extended so as to fit the words correctly. At the request of the publisher, he made a version as a unison song with orchestra. This was probably first performed in 1921 and became a common element at Armistice memorial ceremonies, especially after it was published as ... more

About this Piece


Advertisements

Recordings

RecordingI vow to Thee, my Country
Favorite
Download

Samples


Questions

There are no questions yet.