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Born: 14 February 1880
Died: 8 December 1956
Edgar Leslie Bainton was a British composer, most celebrated for his church music. Easily his most famous piece is the liturgical anthem And I Saw a New Heaven, but during recent years Bainton's other musical works - for decades neglected - have become increasingly often heard in the concert repertoire.
View the Wikipedia article on Edgar Bainton.
List of choral works
- And I saw a new Heaven
- Fantasia on the plainsong melody Vexilla Regis
- Fiat Lux for "4-part chorus S.A.T.B."
- Who can number the Sands of the Sea? for "S.A.T.B."
- Open Thy Gates
- Christ in the Wilderness
- The Heavens Declare Thy Glory
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