David Knotts - Composer, Pianist, Conductor

Composer, Pianist, Conductor

And Know Him Ours

Text: Robert Herrick

Instrumentation: Upper voices & organ

Duration: 3'

First Performance: First performance given at Canterbury Cathedral by the Chapel Choir of Junior King's School conducted by Tim Frost. Organ: Jamie Rogers

Commissioned By: Junior King's School Canterbury

The words are taken from a carol written to be 'sung to the King [Charles I] in the presence at Whitehall.' An early printed source of the text tells us that 'the musical part was composed by Master Henry Lawes'. Unfortunately, none of Lawes' original music survives.