1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-11-17Works: Gustav Holst: Christmas Day, for chorus & orchestra, H. 109; John Joubert: There Is No Rose, for chorus, Op. 14; William Mathias: Sir Christèmas; A babe is born, Op. 55; Herbert Howells: Here is...
Performers: Davies, Julian [Tenor]; Doyle, Julia; Glassberg, Ben; Oberst, Simon; Williams, Mark; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Wetton, Hilary Davan
Performances of carols both ancient and modern have become central to the celebration of Christmas. The choral music on this disc includes Holst's surprisingly neglected...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2007-06-26Works: Herbert Howells: Sir Patrick Spens, for tenor, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 23; Hymnus Paradisi for soprano, tenor, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Rutter, Claire; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Hill, David
Ensemble: Bach Choir
On 'Sir Patrick Spens': "Putting my cards on the table straight away I must state three things. Firstly I cannot for the life of me...continue...