Another piece by Dr A. E. Floyd. It is the accompaniment to the Sacred Part Song, ’There is a Secret Place of Rest’ for boys or women’s voices. Music about 1943 and the words are Anonymous.
Floyd was born in Aston, Birmingham in 1877 and after education and work in the UK came to Australia to take up the position of organist and Choir Director at St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne. He was there for over 30 years and wrote a number of anthems, hymns and voluntaries. As well as being a music critic for the Argus, he presented Music Lovers Hour on ABC radio for 24 years. He died in Melbourne in 1974.