1 CD / Hyperion / 2008-10-14Works: 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...