Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988): 'Crucifixus' - sacred works for choir & organ / Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Jeremy Cole, organ
1 CD / Hyperion / 2015-04-14Works: Kenneth Leighton: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Magdalen Service); God's Grandeur, for chorus; Give Me the Wings of Faith, for soloists, chorus & organ; Missa Brevis for chorus, Op 50; Missa de Gloria,...
Performers: Cole, Jeremy; Kornas, Eleanor [Organ]; Vocal], Andrew Kennedy [Tenor
Conductors: Layton, Stephen
Ensemble: ; Trinity College Cambridge Choir
The choral music of Kenneth Leighton is beloved of cathedral and collegiate choirs across Britain. Immersion in the Anglican tradition dates back to the composer's...continue...
Bob Chilcott (b.1955): St. John Passion / Laurie Ashworth, soprano; Ed Lyon, tenor; Neal Davies, bass; Matthew Souter, violin; Richard May, cello
1 CD / Signum Records / 2015-04-14Works: Bob Chilcott: St. John Passion, for soprano, tenor, 2 baritones, chorus & organ or small ensemble
Performers: Ashworth, Laurie; Baron, Nick [Percussion]; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Jeffery, Darren; Lyon, Ed [Tenor vocals]; May, Richard; Souter, Matthew; Vaughn, Jonathan
Conductors: Owens, Matthew
Ensemble: Wells Cathedral Choir
Bob Chilcott's mighty setting of words from St John's Gospel is a dramatic yet optimistic retelling of the Passiontide story. The work combines 13th and...continue...
Recording information: Wells Cathedral, Somerset, England (05/05/2014-05/08/2014)....continue...
William Perry (b.1930): Music for Great Films of the Silent Era, Part 2 / Wallis Giunta, mz; John Brancy, baritone; Timothy Hutchins, flute; Nick Byrne, ophicleide
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2015-04-14Works: William Perry: Silent Film Heroines, song suite for mezzo-soprano & orchestra; Summer Nocturne for flute & orchestra; Brass from the Past, concerto for ophicleide & orchestra; Hearts of the World, od...
Performers: Brancy, John [Baritone Vocal]; Byrne, Nick; Chertock, Michael; Giunta, Wallis [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Hutchins, Timothy
Conductors: Phillips, Paul
Ensemble: RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Composer-Producer William Perry has played a major role in the revival of interest in silent films, both through his 100 silent film scores and his...continue...
Recording information: National Concert Hall, Dublin (06/11/2014-06/13/2014)....continue...
Christa Rakich Organ Recital at St. Mark's Cathedral: Works of J.S. Bach, Franck, Hindemith & Pamela Decker
1 CD / Loft Recordings / 2015-04-14Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, BWV 671; César Franck: Pieces (3) for Organ; Paul Hindemith: Sonata for organ no 1; Pamela Decker: Río abajo río, for organ
Performers: Rakich, Christa
Recorded at the 2000 National American Guild of Organists convention in Seattle on the large Flentrop tracker organ of Saint Mark's Cathedral, Christa Rakich's recital...continue...