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Anthony Esland is an award-winning British composer for the stage and screen. He studied composition and musicology as an organ scholar at Cambridge University, conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and has an MA in Composing for Film and TV from the National Film and Television School. Esland has written over twenty scores for films, TV shows and games and composed concert music for a variety of soloists and ensembles. His choral music has been performed by choirs such as the BBC Singers in the UK and Cincinnati Camerata in the USA, and his chamber music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Esland has worked with many eminent musicians and ensembles, including Ólafur Arnalds, Judith Weir, and the ORA Singers, and won prizes in international composition competitions. He has received awards and bursaries for his work from organizations such as the PRS Foundation and Sound and Music.


The Bee CarolVoicing: SATB  Accompaniment: Unaccompanied  Performance Length: 1:30  Notation: Standard  Text Source: Carol Ann Duffy  Language: English  Seasonal/Liturgical Uses: Christmas  Descriptive Terms: Bees, Carol, Christmas, Easy, Short  First Performance: Dec 11, 2019: ORA Singers, Suzi Digby, St Peter’s Church, Vauxhall, London SE11 Text Setting Source for Scores (P:E 702/1043~2020-Q1)
Ubi CaritasVoicing: SATB  Accompaniment: Unaccompanied  Performance Length: 2:10  Notation: Standard  Text Source: Antiphon for Maundy Thursday, Paulinus of Aquileia  Language: Latin  Descriptive Terms: Charity, Love, Rejoice, Joy  First Performance: May 19, 2019 : St Magnus the Martyr Choir, Lottie Greenhow, St Magnus the Martyr, London E3, UK Text Setting Source for Scores (P:E 702/1596~2021-Q4)
little treeVoicing: SATB  Accompaniment: Unaccompanied  Performance Length: 3:20  Notation: Standard  Text Source: E. E. Cummings  Language: English  Seasonal/Liturgical Uses: Christmas  Descriptive Terms: Hopeful, Joyful, Reflective, Secular  First Performance: Dec 06, 2012: St Peter & St Paul Church Choir, Anthony Esland, St Peter & St Paul Church, Great Missenden Text Setting Composer’s Notes Source for Scores (P:E 702/711~2017-Q4)
WinterVoicing: SATB  Accompaniment: Unaccompanied  Performance Length: 3:40  Notation: Standard  Text Source: Walter de la Mare  Language: English  Seasonal/Liturgical Uses: Advent, Christmas  Descriptive Terms: Elegiac, Lyrical, Peaceful, Romantic, Wintry  First Performance: Dec 06, 2012: St Peter & St Paul Church Choir, Anthony Esland, St Peter & St Paul Church, Great Missenden, UK Text Setting Composer’s Notes Source for Scores (P:E 702/784~2018-Q2)
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