Christopher Simpson (c.1605-69): Ayres & Graces / Chelys Viol Consort; Dan Tidhar, chamber organ & harpsichord; James Akers, theorbo & baroque guitar
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2015-07-10Works: Christopher Simpson: Ayres (20) for 2 treble viols & 2 bass viols; Divisions for 2 bass viols in F; Divisions in A minor for 3 bass viols; Divisions on a Ground for 2 bass viols in C major
Performers: Akers, James; Tidhar, Dan
Ensemble: Chelys Consort of Viols
About Christopher Simpson’s life not much is known except that he was a seminal writer for the viol. Modern violists use his 17th c. manual...continue...
Recording information: Girton College Chapel, Cambridge, England (07/2013)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical / 2013-10-08Works: Ilan Eshkeri: Justin and the Knights of Valour, film score; Anders Grahn: Heroes, song; Tim Wheeler: Kung Fu, for recorder, lute & viola da gamba; Steve McLaughlin: At the Dance, for recorder & perio...
Performers: Akers, James; Baines, Emily [Recorder]; Bowes, Thomas [Violin]; Broken Eagle Band; Byrne, Liam; Ferguson, Rebecca; Flannigan, James; Guirey, Sagat; Kealey, Ben; Salmond, Ralph [Drums]
Conductors: Brown, Andy
1 CD / Varese Sarabande / 2010-05-11Works: Marc Streitenfeld: Robin Hood, film score
Performers: Akers, James; Bowes, Thomas [Violin]; Dale, Caroline; Donockley, Troy; Eaton, Nigel; Fry, Tristan; Herringman, Jacob; Kettel, Gary; Lewin, Giles [Violin/Bagpipe]; Lyons, William; MacInnes, Kathleen; ...
Conductors: Foster, Ben
Recording information: Abbey Road Studios....continue...
1 CD / Delphian Records / 2008-08-26Works: Howard Skempton: Upon my lap sovereign sits, for voice; O Saviour of the World, for chorus; Locus iste, motet for chorus; The Song of Songs, for men's chorus; O Life!, for voice & organ; Nature's Fir...
Performers: Akers, James; Lawrence, Bartholomew; Mackay, Beth; Makinson, Jeffrey; Owens, Matthew
Conductors: Owens, Matthew
Ensemble: Exon Singers