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While Shepherds Watched
While Shepherds Watched

1 CD / Hyperion / 2008-10-14

Works: Michael Beesly: While shepherds watched their flocks by night (A Collection of 20 New Psalm Tunes, 1746); Anonymous, English: Let an anthem of praise (A Collection of Tunes, ii. London, 1762); Hark! ...
Performers: Roberts, Timothy [Keyboardist/Conductor]
Conductors: Holman, Peter
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments; Psalmody

This jolly disc revives the little-known tradition of 'gallery music', suppressed in Victorian times because it was too cheerful. All fifteen works vitally capture the...continue...
While Shepherds Watch is a collection of traditional holiday songs from English parish churches and chapels. Covering the years 1740-1830, these songs have a traditional feel about them that even the ...continue...
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Orpheus with his Lute / Holman, Bott, Brown, et al
Orpheus with his Lute / Holman, Bott, Brown, et al

1 CD / Hyperion / 2004-05-01

Works: Jeremiah Clarke: Titus Andronicus, incidental music suite (incomplete); John Weldon: Take, O Take Those Lips Away; Dry those eyes which are o'erflowing, song; John Eccles: Can life be a blessing?, so...
Performers: Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Brown, Rachel
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Ensemble: Parley of Instruments

'The Parley of Instruments, Rachel Brown, director Peter Holman and the Hyperion recording team all deserve applause' (Gramophone)

'With the programme arranged by play rather than...continue...
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