Choral & Song

Parry: Songs of Farewell; plus choral works by Howells, Holst, Bennett etc
Tenebrae/Nigel Short
'Technically the singing is impeccable without being at all effortful or studied'

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Christmas 2011
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'Technically the singing is impeccable without being at all effortful or studied' Terry Blain

Parry
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
Tenebrae/Nigel Short
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



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