Choral & Song
Parry: Songs of Farewell; plus choral works by Howells, Holst, Bennett etc
'Technically the singing is impeccable without being at all effortful or studied'
'Technically the singing is impeccable without being at all effortful or studied' Terry Blain
Songs of Farewell: 'My soul, there is a country',
'I know my soul hath power to know all things'
'Never weather-beaten sail'
'There is an old belief'
'At the round earth's imagine corners'
'Lord, let me now mine end'
Plus: Holst: The Evening-Watch Op. 43 No. 1
Richard Rodney Bennett: A Good-Night
Herbert Howells: Take him, earth, for cherishing
John Tavener: Funeral Ikos
Elgar: They are at rest
Vaughan Williams: The Turtle Dove, Rest
Sullivan, arr. Philip Lawson: The long day closes
William H. Harris: Bring us, O Lord God
Signum SIGCD 267 75:54 mins
Audio clip: from 'My soul there is a country'
For a full review, take a look at the Christmas issue of BBC Music Magazine