Warlock: I saw a fair maiden

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A Very English Christmas

A Very English Christmas


Bax:

I sing of a maiden that is makeless

Edwards, P:

No small wonder

Gardner, Johann von:

A Gallery Carol

Gardner, John:

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

Balulalow

Hickox:

The Birds

Knight, R:

Come Rock His Cradle

Lane, J:

There is No Rose

Ledger:

Adam Lay Ybounden

On Christmas night

Lloyd, R:

Love Came Down at Christmas

Preston, S:

I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In

There is No Rose

On Christmas Day

Radcliffe:

Mary walked through a wood of thorn

Redshaw:

I Sing of a Maiden

Robinson, C:

Rejoice and Be Merry

Warlock:

Benedicamus Domino

Adam lay ybounden

I saw a fair maiden

Balulalow

As dew in Aprylle


James Sherlock (organ)

Tenebrae, Nigel Short

BBC Music Magazine Award-winning choir Tenebrae return to disc on Signum under the expert direction Nigel Short with a sumptuous album of Carols, Hymns and other celebratory works for Christmas.

“Sumptuous performances, and perfectly judged sound.” BBC Music Magazine, Christmas 2015 ****

“It’s an astute amalgam, with the common denominator of Tenebrae’s superb singing.” The Telegraph, 23rd December 2015

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Christmas from Christ’s

Christmas from Christ’s


Holst:

Old English Christmas Carols (4), H82, Op. 20b

Lullay my liking, H129, Op. 34 No. 2

Vaughan Williams:

The blessed Son of God

No Sad Thought His Soul Affright

Traditional English Carols (8)

Warlock:

As dew in Aprylle

Benedicamus Domino

Bethlehem Down

A Cornish Carol

I saw a fair maiden

A Cornish Christmas Carol

Adam lay ybounden

Balulalow

Where riches is everlastingly


Jonathan Ellse & Sidharth Parbhu-Naik (organ)

The Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge, David Rowland (director)

A most usual collection of early twentieth century original English carols and carol arrangements by Peter Warlock, Gustav Holst, and Ralph Vaughan Williams, sung by the excellent mixed choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge, directed by David Rowland. This is the choir’s eighth recording on the Regent label.

The recording includes a selection of nine well-known carols by Warlock, a set of four lesser-known carol arrangements and the ever-popular ‘Lully my liking’ by Holst.

Of particular interest is the first recording of the choral version of Vaughan Williams’s 1919 set of Eight English Traditional Carols. Apart from ‘This is the truth sent from above’, this wonderful set of carols is virtually unknown to choirs today, and contains Vaughan Williams’s imaginative and colourful arrangements of tunes that have become known through the work of later arrangers, including ‘The Sussex Carol’ (On Christmas night), ‘Down in yon forest’, and ‘Wassail Song’.

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Vaughan Williams & Warlock

Vaughan Williams & Warlock


Vaughan Williams:

Four Hymns

Merciless Beauty

The Water Mill

The New Ghost

Ten Blake Songs

On Wenlock Edge

Warlock:

Capriol Suite

Neville Dilkes

Serenade

The Curlew

Bethlehem Down

I saw a fair maiden

Balulalow

Where riches is everlastingly

The Shrouding of the Duchess of Malfi

The Lady's Birthday

Pretty Ring Time

Autumn Twilight

Captain Stratton's Fancy


“Classic 1970s recordings by the Partridge siblings, and such luminaries as Janet Craxton. On Wenlock Edge - chamber version - still sounds excellent, while the Warlock disc is distinctly special.” BBC Music Magazine, March 2010 *****

Warner Classics British Composers - 9689392

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The Cambridge Singers Christmas Album

The Cambridge Singers Christmas Album


Adam:

O Holy Night

Berlioz:

L'Enfance du Christ, Op. 25 - L'Adieu des bergers

Britten:

A New Year Carol

Handel:

Messiah: For unto us a child is born

Leighton:

Lully, lulla ('Coventry Carol'), Op. 25b

Scheidt:

In dulci jubilo

Sweelinck:

Hodie Christus natus est

Tavener:

The Lamb

trad.:

The holly and the ivy

Blessed be that maid Mary

Somerset Wassail

Shepherds in the field abiding

The Infant King (Sing Lullaby)

Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing?

Gabriel's Message ('The angel Gabriel from heaven came')

Still, still, still

Quittez, pasteurs

Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle

Personent hodie

Vaughan Williams:

Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Stephen Varcoe (baritone)

Victoria:

O magnum mysterium, motet

Warlock:

I saw a fair maiden


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A Peter Warlock Christmas

A Peter Warlock Christmas


Warlock:

Benedicamus Domino

A Cornish Carol

I saw a fair maiden

As dew in Aprylle

My Little Sweet Darling

Born is the Babe

What Cheer? Good Cheer!,

The Frostbound Wood

Balulalow

The Sycamore Tree


Margaret Cable (mezzo-soprano), Matthew Morley (organ), Rosemary Barnes (piano)

Allegri Singers, Rosamunde String Quartet, Louis Halsey

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Moeran: Songs of Springtime, etc.

Moeran:

Songs of Springtime

Seven Elizabethan poems set for Mixed Chorus

Phyllida and Corydon

Choral Suite

Warlock:

A Cornish Carol

I Saw a Fair Maiden

Benedicamus Domino

The Full Heart

The Rich Cavalcade

Corpus Christi

All the Flowers of the Spring

As Dew in Aprylle

Bethlehem Down

A Cornish Carol


Anna Crookes (soprano), Rachel Wheatley (soprano)

Finzi Singers, Paul Spicer

“The Peter Warlock of the evergreen CapriolSuite and the boisterous songs seems a world away from the introverted and intense artist of these unaccompanied choral carols. Perhaps Warlock's real genius was an ability to create profound expression in short musical structures, but even the more outgoing pieces – the joyful Benedicamus Domino and the Cornish ChristmasCarol, with its gentle hint at 'The First Nowell' – have an artistic integrity which raises them high above the level of the syrup of modern-day carol settings. Given performances as openly sincere and sensitive as these, few could be unmoved. In the two Moeran madrigal suites there's an indefinable Englishness – the result of a deep awareness of tradition and love of the countryside. The Finzi Singers' warm-toned, richly expressive voices capture the very essence of this uniquely lovely music.” Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010

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The Treasury of English Church Music

The Treasury of English Church Music

1100-1965


anon.:

Sancte Dei pretiose

Perspice Christicola

Salve sancta parens

Sanctus and Benedictus

Alleluya psallat

Ave miles caelestis curiae

Conditor alme siderum - Hymn for Advent Vespers

Bairstow:

Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Battishill:

O Lord, look down from heaven

Blow:

Salvator Mundi

God is our hope and strength

Boyce:

The Heavens Declare

Britten:

A Hymn to the Virgin

Byrd:

Ave verum Corpus

Sing joyfully

Victimae paschali

Child, W:

O God, wherefore art thou absent from us?

Cornysh the elder:

Ave Maria Mater Dei

Crotch:

Lo! Star-Led Chiefs

Damett:

Beata Dei genetrix Maria

Davies, Peter Maxwell:

Ave Maria - Hail blessed flower

Davies, Walford:

Blessed are the pure in heart

Jubilate in G major

Dering:

Factum est silentium

Dunstaple:

Veni Sancte Spiritus

Elgar:

O hearken Thou, Op. 64

Give unto the Lord (Psalm XXIX), Op. 74

Excetre:

Sanctus & Benedictus

Farrant, R:

Hide not thou thy face

Frye, W:

Salve virgo mater pya

Gibbons, O:

Nunc dimittis (Short Service)

O clap your hands

This is the Record of John

Goss, J:

If we believe that Jesus died

Greene, M:

O Clap Your Hands Together

Holst:

Turn back, O man

Howells:

Magnificat (Collegium Regale, 1945)

A Spotless Rose

Sing Lullaby

Here is the Little Door

Humfrey:

O Lord my God

Ireland:

Greater Love Hath No Man

Joubert:

There Is No Rose

Leighton:

Give me the wings of faith

Marbecke:

Nunc dimittis

Morley:

Nolo mortem peccatoris

Out of the Deep

(version for countertenor soloist)

Out of the Deep

(version for tenor soloist)

Mundy, W:

Ah, helpless wretch

Nares:

The souls of the righteous

Noble, T:

Nunc Dimittis in B minor

Ouseley:

O Saviour of the world

Parsons, R:

Nunc dimittis from the First Great Service

Philips, P:

Ascendit Deus

Purcell:

Thou know'st, Lord, Z 58c

I will give thanks unto the Lord, Z21

Remember not, O Lord, our offences, Z50

O Lord God of hosts, Z37

Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

Queldryk:

Gloria

Rootham:

Evening Service in E minor

Shaw, M:

Anglican Folk Mass: Creed

Stanford:

Te deum in B flat

Beati quorum via, Op. 38 No. 3

Sterndale Bennett:

God is a Spirit

Tallis:

Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way?

Thalben-Ball:

Evening Service in C major

Tomkins:

Nunc Dimitis

My beloved spake

Travers, J:

Ascribe unto the Lord

Vaughan Williams:

O Taste and See

Te Deum in G

Walmisley:

Evening Service in D minor

Walton:

Set me as a seal upon thine heart

Warlock:

I saw a fair maiden

Weelkes:

Gloria in excelsis Deo

All people clap your hands

O how amiable are thy dwellings

Lord, to Thee I make my moan, anthem for 5 voices

Alleluia, I heard a voice

Wesley, S S:

Cast me not away

Wash me throughly from my wickedness

White, Robert:

Christe qui lux es et dies

Wood, C:

Short Communion Service in the Phrygian Mode: Sanctus & Benedictus


Ambrosian Singers, Westminster Abbey Choir, Chichester Cathedral Choir, Guildford Cathedral Choir, St Pauls Cathedral Choir, Temple Church Choir, Denis Stevens, Douglas Guest, John Birch, Barry Rose, John Dykes Bower, George Thalben-Ball

Here for the first time on CD are the celebrated five LPs of the HMV Treasury of English Church Music. Prefaced by the introductory speech Herbert Howells gave at the launch, and boasting more than 30 bonus tracks, this set offers a uniquely authoritative and comprehensive conspectus of the broad repertory of cathedral, collegiate and parish church choirs in the 1960s.

Early Music

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