Christ Hath a Garden, H167

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, earlier than 1928 but date of composition unknown. For chorus SATB and small orchestra.

Words by isaac Watts, adapted by Robert Bridges.

1. Orchestral score, autograph manuscript [2pp].

Inscription on the inside covering page of the score in Imogen Holst's hand reads 'For Rosamund, with love and gratitude from Imogen, Dartington, July, 1950.'

2. Bass voice part, autograph manuscript [2pp].

3. Xenox copy of voice part, copy of autograph manuscript [2pp].

Note on the bottom of the copy in Rosamund Strode's hand states 'The original of this MS belongs to another ex-Dartington student, (given to her by IH) + this reduced-size xenox was made from one she supplied me. RS.'

Conditions Governing Access

This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader’s Undertaking form.

Related Material

See HOL/1/2/112/1-2 for published music for Christ Hath a Garden; see also HOL/1/4/2/8 for additional manuscripts for Christ Hath a Garden.