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Songbook - English cathedral music.

Songbook - English cathedral music.-Choral and Organ-Vocal Collection
ID: DCD34097 (EAN: 801918340970)  | 1 CD | DDD - 24 b
Ausgefolgt: 2011
Vocal Collection
Choral and Organ
BARBER, Samuel | BENNETT, Richard Rodney | BERNSTEIN, Leonard | DELIBES, Clément Philibert Léo | GOUNOD, Charles Francois | HADLEY, Patrick | IRELAND, John | JACKSON, Gabriel | MacMILLAN, James | PÄRT, Arvo | PURCELL, Henry | QUILTER, Roger | SKEMPTON, Howard | TAVENER, John | WILBY, Philip | WILLIAMS, Ralph Vaughan
The trebles of Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum
NICHOLAS, Benjamin
Andere Infos:

This ‘songbook’ is unique to the Schola Cantorum choristers of Tewkesbury Abbey. “Essentially, it's a showcase for the Abbey trebles,” their Director of Music Benjamin Nicholas explains. “We’ve been assembling our own Songbook for quite a while now - the songs the trebles sing, from time to time, in boys-only concerts, and that they are taught in individual singing lessons. I’ve always been keen to build each boy up as a soloist, not necessarily with the express idea of them singing lots of solos, but so that they can learn to sing in a soloistic way.”

This is evident most of all in the distinctive singing of 11- year-old Laurence Kilsby, whose gifts won him the BBC Chorister of the Year competition in 2009. On this recording, he features as soloist in two Shelley settings by Roger Quilter, the Bach/Gounod Ave Maria and in John Ireland’s beautiful, sincerely-felt Passiontide motet Ex Ore Innocentium from 1944.

Laurence Kilsby (treble), Helen Porter (piano), Carleton Etherington (organ)
The trebles of Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, Benjamin Nicholas (director)

Track listing

1 Music, When Soft Voices Die
Roger Quilter
2 Vater Unser
Arvo Pärt
3 Fairest Isle (Address To Britain)
Henry Purcell
4 Love’s Philosophy
5 The Land Of Spices
Gabriel Jackson
6 Whispers
Howard Skempton
7 O Salutaris Hostia
Léo Delibes
8 Ex Ore Innocentium
John Ireland
9 The Flower
Philip Wilby
10 A Song At Evening
Richard Rodney Bennett
11 Ave Maria
J.S. Bach / Charles Gounod
12 Nymphs And Shepherds
13 Dutch Carol
James MacMillan
14 I Will Give My Love An Apple
trad., arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams
15 Linden Lea
Vaughan Williams
16 Dirge For Fidele
Vaughan Williams
17 Somewhere
Leonard Bernstein
18 Sure On This Shining Night
Samuel Barber
19 At The River
Robert Lowry, arr. Aaron Copland
20 The Lord’s Prayer
John Tavener, arr. Barry Rose
21 Wedding Introit
22 I Sing Of A Maiden
Patrick Hadley
23 Skye Boat Song
trad., arr. Percy Grainger
24 How Can I Keep From Singing?
Lowry, arr. John Scott

Total playing time [66:42]


'the trebles splendidly vindicate the tradition that places them at the heart o English cathedral music.'
- Gramophone, April 2009


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