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Totus Tuus - Henryk Górecki Choral Music - National Youth Choir of Great Britain

Totus Tuus - Henryk Górecki Choral Music - National Youth Choir of Great Britain
ID: DCD34054
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Choral Collection
Subcollection: Choir

The massed voices of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain are ideally suited to the choral music of Henryk Mikolaj Górecki, music of a monumental radiance which demands a huge and rich sonority. Alongside the ever-popular Totus Tuus, this resplendent recording also contains two recent works here receiving their premieres on disc - the luminous Lobgesang and the thrillingly massive Salve Sidus Polonorum, for choir, organ, two pianos and percussion.

Górecki (1933-2010) made his reputation as a leader of the Polish avant-garde in the 1950s, with his early works marking ‘the most colourful and vibrant expression of the new Polish wave.’ Inspired by folk and religious influences, and demonstrating a clear affinity with the likes of Szymanowski and Bartók, the emotional power and clarity of his music continues to radiate and inspire. Tracing his choral works from the Psalm settings of 1972 to music written in his final decade, this disc provides a fascinating insight into one of the most unique musical voices of the twentieth century.


Track listing

1 Euntes Ibant Et Flebant Op. 32
2 Lobgesang Op. 76
3 Totus Tuus Op. 60
Salve, Sidus Polonorum Op. 72
4 I. Per Merita Sancti Adalberti
5 II. Swiety Wojciechu Patronie Nasz Drogi
6 III. Salve, Sidus Polonorum
7 Amen Op. 35

Total playing time [62:02]
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Medieval Chant and Tallis Lamentations - Tenebrae Consort - Nigel Short

Medieval Chant and Tallis Lamentations - Tenebrae Consort - Nigel Short
ID: SIGCD901
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Choral Collection

Tenebrae Consort is an outstanding group of musicians, with singers hand-picked from the award winning chamber choir Tenebrae. Known for their instinctive ensemble skills, the singers and instrumentalists are directed from within the Consort by Nigel Short who leads the group to attain music making of the highest quality. Focussing on the repertoire originally written for consort performance, particularly early music, Tenebrae Consort aim to shed new interpretative light on works through the combination of both passion and precision, creating an intimate and unique concert experience. On this recording they explore classic works at the very heart of the Medieval and early-Renaissance British Choral Tradition.

Sheppard, J:
In manus tuas I
Respond for Compline in Passiontide
Tallis:
Lamentations of Jeremiah I & II
Plainchant: Hymn for Passiontide: Pange lingua gloriosi
Compline for Passiontide: Deus in adiutorium, Antiphon, Chapter: Respond, Hymn: Cultor dei memento, Versicle & Response, Antiphon, Preces
Respond: In monte Oliveti
Litany after Lauds for Maundy Thursday
Respond: Tristis est anima mea


Tenebrae Consort, Nigel Short
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YOU PROMISED ME EVERYTHING - Cheryl Frances-Hoad

YOU PROMISED ME EVERYTHING - Cheryl Frances-Hoad
ID: CHRCD057
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Subcollection: Choir

Artist(s):
Cheryl Frances-Hoad
Jennifer Johnston
Joseph Middleton
Alisdair Hogarth

Tracks:
1. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 04:12
One life stand - i - Brief encounter
2. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:10
One life stand - ii - The pros and the cons
3. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 06:11
One life stand - iii - Tide to land
4. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:09
One life stand - iv - Ante-natal
5. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 06:14
One life stand - v - The shadow tree
6. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:05
One life stand - vi - Rubbish at adultery
7. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:37
One life stand - vi - In the chill
8. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 04:30
One life stand - vii - The cycle
9. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 03:39
There is no rose
10. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 03:27
Don't
11. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 05:50
Psalm 1
12. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:54
You promised me everything last night
13. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 03:04
Nunc dimittis
14. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:30
Beowolf - i - 'So'
15. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 00:54
Beowolf - ii - 'Grendel'
16. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 01:06
Beowolf - iii - 'For twelve winters'
17. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 00:55
Beowolf - iv - 'I had a fixed pupose'
18. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 01:15
Beowolf - v - 'In off the moors'
19. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 03:34
Beowolf - vi - 'Then his rage'
20. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:59
Beowolf - vii - 'When Hrothgar arrived'
21. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:45
Beowolf - viii - 'Hildeburgh'
22. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 01:12
Beowolf - ix - [piano interlude]
23. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 01:12
Beowolf - x - 'A lot was to happen'
24. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:15
Beowolf - xi - 'He rippled down the rock'
25. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 04:15
Beowolf - xii - 'Then he drew himself up'
26. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 02:08
Beowolf - xiii - 'For fifty years'
27. Frances-Hoad, Cheryl 03:28
Beowolf - ix - 'For fifty years'
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Gabriel Jackson - Airplane Cantata - BBC Singers

Gabriel Jackson - Airplane Cantata -  BBC Singers
ID: SIGCD381
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Choral Collection
Subcollection: Choir

Jackson, Gabriel:
The Voice of the Bard
Ruchill Linn
Airplane Cantata
Winter Heavens
Choral Symphony

Rex Lawson (pianola)
BBC Singers - David Hill and James Morgan, conductors


Gabriel Jackson was Associate Composer with the BBC Singers from 2010 to 2013 and this disc collects the very best of this unique collaboration between composer and professional choral ensemble. The central work 'Airplane Cantata', premiered by the Singers in 2011, is an evocative tribute to the pioneers of flight and aircraft design, combining texts from early newsreels and pilots' journals, and featuring renowned pianola player Rex Lawson.

It is one of the first full length pieces written especially for the pianola since the 1930s. Gabriel states that in writing this piece he satisfied his obsession with aviation: “…the technology, the bravery and daring of pilots, the aesthetic beauty of aircraft, the transcendence of flying - and when thinking about what a piece for voices and pianola might be about, I was very struck by the fact that the (brief) heyday of the pianola coincided with the pioneering years of aviation.” The variety of texts used includes eye-witness accounts by Louis Blériot and the musings of Amelia Earhart. The seven-movement work makes full use of the amazing keyboard dexterity possible with the pianola’s virtuosic resources and contains the instrumental Toccata Aeronautica, a staggering showpiece movement for pianola alone, giving full opportunity to show what it can achieve, but which a pianist, restricted to ten fingers, could not. World-renowned pianolist, Rex Lawson, prepared the piano rolls making use of a computer programme which translates staff notation into a machine to punch the rolls, which he devised himself. Rex is a leading exponent of the pianola and works tirelessly to promote this once hugely-popular, but now rather misunderstood instrument. Gabriel Jackson won his third British Composer Award for 'Airplane Cantata' in 2012; his Choral Symphony, also included here, was shortlisted in 2013. This disc follows in Signum's popular series of recordings showcasing the work of the BBC singers and their associate composers. Previous discs include works by Judith Bingham and Edward Cowie.
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The Day of Resurrection - Precentor H. German (Ryabtsev)

The Day of Resurrection - Precentor H. German (Ryabtsev)
ID: VOL.17.0
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Sacred Music
Subcollection: Choir

The monastic choir of the Valaam Stavropegic monastery of the Transfiguration of the Saviour - Precentor Hierodeacon German (Ryabtsev)

«Thy Resurrection, O Christ, the angels sing in the heavens» Paschal Matins begin with this stanza, which opens the CD containing the Paschal hymns. These hymns are imbued with joy over Risen Christ and the triumph of life over death. The Passover (from the Jewish word meaning «transition») from death to immortality, from corruption to eternal life is the main theme of Paschal canon and other hymns of this greatest Christian feast. Its particular importance and solemnity are accentuated by the repetition of the famous Paschal troparion «Christ is risen from the dead!»
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Today Is The Beginning of Our Salvation, O People All-Night Vigil For The Feast of The Nativity of The Mother of God

Today Is The Beginning of Our Salvation, O People All-Night Vigil For The Feast of The Nativity of  The Mother of God
ID: VOL.37.0
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Sacred Music
Subcollection: Choir

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The All-Night Vigil Service - The Choir of the Kiev Theological Academy and Seminary - Dmitry Bolgarsky

The All-Night Vigil Service - The Choir of the Kiev Theological Academy and Seminary - Dmitry Bolgarsky
ID: VOL.41.0
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Sacred Music
Subcollection: Choir

This is the first CD of the «Hymns of the Laura of the Caves in Kiev» anthology performed by the choir of the Kiev Theological schools.
The solemn chants of the Laura are a living witness to the old tradition of singing. They are distinguished by inner power and beauty of music and have particular features of their own, such as a vividly expressed melodism and flexible musical fabric.
These hymns are performed on a very professional level and give the listeners an opportunity to get acquainted with the treasure-trove of the culture of liturgical singing of the Laura.
You will hear the selected hymns of the All-Night Vigil, stanza, troparion and exaltation to Ss Fathers of the Caves and also music without words - the ringing of bells of the Great Belfry of the Laura and the Belfry of the Near Caves.
Colour booklet (8 pages) in Russian and English on the history of singing of the Laura of the Caves in Kiev.
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Hymns Of The All-Night Vigil - Metropolitan Choir of the Holy Assumption Laura of the Caves in Kiev - M.S.Litvinenko

Hymns Of The All-Night Vigil - Metropolitan Choir of the Holy Assumption Laura of the Caves in Kiev - M.S.Litvinenko
ID: VOL.39.0
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Sacred Music
Subcollection: Choir

The Metropolitan Choir of the Holy Assumption Laura of the Caves in Kiev - conducted by M.S.Litvinenko

This CD, recorded by the Metropolitan choir of the Laura of the Caves in Kiev, contains hymns of the All-Night Vigil, troparion for the Nativity of Christ and the stanza for the Nativity of Christ «The Angels rejoice». You will hear pieces by different authors, such as Archpriest P.Turchaninov, Archimandrite Feofan, Guiseppe Sarti and others, who belong to different schools of religious music. You will hear a wonderful solo by the precentor of the choir M.S.Litvinenko in the famous hymn «Lord, now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace?» and a duet of beautiful female voices in «Hail, O Virgin Mother of God» and in «My soul doth magnify the Lord». The solo by A.Nagornaya in «Praise ye the Name of the Lord» will undoubtedly give pleasure to the listeners.
Colour illustrated booklet (16 pages) in Russian and English with a detailed description of the All-Night Vigil service.
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Will Todd: Lux et Veritas - Music for Peace and Reflection

Will Todd: Lux et Veritas - Music for Peace and Reflection
ID: SIGCD394
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Subcollection: Choir

Todd:
Remembrance
No More Sorrow
Softly
For Peace
A Celtic Blessing
Precious Moment
Encircled
Agnus Dei
In this Place
Exalt Us
Tidings
Sanctus
O Lux Beata
Christus est stella

Tenebrae, English Chamber Orchestra, Nigel Short


Lux et Veritas (Light and Truth) is the new album from Will Todd with the professional chamber choir Tenebrae.
Todd’s music has a universal appeal and he has been hailed as “one of the UK’s most sought-after, versatile composers” (Tempo Magazine). For this collection of sumptuous new choral works Tenebrae are accompanied by the English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the choir’s director Nigel Short. This new release follows Will Todd’s last choral album The Call of Wisdom, featuring music commissioned for HRH The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee service in St Paul’s Cathedral in 2012.
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Today Christ is Born of The Virgin in Bethlehem

Today Christ is Born of The Virgin in Bethlehem
ID: VOL.44.0
CDs: 1
Type: CD
Collection: Sacred Music
Subcollection: Choir

The combined Choir of the Holy Assumption Laura of the Caves in Kiev and the Kiev Theological Academy and Seminary conducted by Hierodeacon Kirill (Borisevich)

The Nativity of Christ is one of the greatest Christian feasts, which announces the great mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God - the Saviour of the world. The angelic hymn «Glory to God in the highestľ» resounds with a particular solemnity. Other hymns are also imbued with festive exultation.
Recorded in the second part of the CD are carols - old folk songs, which are traditionally sung at Christmastide with the wishes of riches, well being and good health. Carols, which are characterized by the naive simplicity of words, the warm and heartfelt music, are becoming increasingly popular.
Colour booklet (16 pages) in Russian and English with a narration on the Nativity of Christ.
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