1 CD / Lyrita / 2007-05-01Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Sons of Light; Gustav Holst: The Mystic Trumpeter, Op. 18; Hubert Parry: Ode on the Nativity, for soprano, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Cahill, Teresa
Conductors: Willcocks, David; Atherton, David
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra
Legendary performances on CD for the first time! The Sons of Light was commissioned for the Schools Music Association. The composer's wife wrote the text,...continue...
1 CD / Lyrita / 2006-10-01Works: William Mathias: Ave Rex, a carol sequence for chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op 45; Elegy for a Prince, Op 59; This Worlde's Joie Op 67
Performers: Bowen, Kenneth; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Price, Janet; Rippon, Michael
Conductors: Atherton, David; Willcocks, David
Ensemble: ; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Welsh National Opera Chorus
William Mathias (1934-1992) was a leading Welsh composer, especially noted for his choral works. His church music is performed and loved all over the world....continue...