The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

I. There was a ship

II. Red as a rose

III. I shot the albatross

IV. Becalmed

V. The Nightmare Life-in-Death

VI. The Curse

VII. A spring of love

VIII. The Mariners

IX. I shot the albatross II

X. The lighthouse top

XI. Vespers

XII. The sky and the sea

Commissioned by Opus Anglicanum, a setting of excerpts from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, to accompany a reading of the poem by broadcaster, Zeb Soanes. The work has received several performances around the UK since its premiere. Recorded on the Opus Anglicanum CD, The Great And Wide Sea.


Published by Composers Edition

5 male voices: counter tenor, 2 tenors, baritone, bass.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - premiere

Mercers' Hall, Ironmonger Lane, London EC2V 8HE 🇬🇧

Opus Anglicanum