Compiled by Len Mullenger (July 1997)

This discography was compiled from a number of catalogues and was believed to be accurate at the time, although the Trust, or Len Mullenger cannot be held liable for the consequence of any errors. The Trust is working towards updating the information currently.

Select an option from the lists below and it will jump to the relevant point on the page.


Available recordings/works

Recording Companies



British Orchestral Works

The Forgotten Rite

(with: Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Grania and Diarmid
(excepts), Bax: Mediterranean, Holst: Hammersmith, Hadley:
One Morning in Spring, Bliss: Introduction and Allegro, )

BBC Symphony, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestras

Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

BBC Radio Classics BBCRD9127

Back to top



Concertino pastorale
A Downland Suite – Elegy;Minuet
The Holy Boy

(with Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus”. Fantasia
on “Greensleeves”. Partita for Double String Orchestra.

English Sinfonia
John Farrer

Carlton Classics 30366 0060 -2

Back to top



British Music For Brass
Comedy Overture

(with Elgar: Severn Suite, Vaughan Williams: Henry V, Holst:
Moorside Suite)

London Collegiate Brass
conductor :James Stobart


Brass Ensemble Music by 20th Century British

A Downland Suite

(with: Walton: First Shoot, Tippett: Festal Brass with Blues,
Britten: Russian Funeral)

London Collegiate Brass
Conductor: James Stobart

CRD CRD 3444

Back to top


Dreams and Fancies

If there were dreams to sell

(with: Bridge: Isobel  Clarke: Seal man, Aspidistra
Delius: Norwegian Songs (Evening Voices only) Dunhill:
Cloths of Heaven Gibbs: Five Eyes  Gurney: Sleep
Holby: Jabberwocky   Howells: King David, Gavotte
Come Sing and Dance
Nelson:  Dirty Work Quilter: Now sleeps
the crimson petal
Sullivan: Orpheus with his lute  Traditional:
First mercy, Little Road to Bethlehem, Monkey’s carol
Vaughan Williams: House of Life (Silent Noon only)
The Water Mill (from  Four poems by Fredegond Shove)  Warlock:
Fox, Jillian of Berry, Night)

Sarah Walker

Roger Vignoles (piano)


Back to top



Piano Concerto Colin
Horsley (piano)
A Comedy Overture
London Overture
Greater Love hath no Man
Sea Fever
Songs Sacred and Profane (The Salley Gardens)*

(Janet Baker,  Robert Lloyd, RPO Basil Cameron, LSO, Halle, Sir john
Barbirolli, Chichester Cathedral choir, GUS Kettering Band.)

EMI British Composer Series CDM 7647162

*also available of Janet Baker Song Recital

EMI CDM5 65009-2

Back to top


A London Overture

(with: Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 2 “A London Symphony”)

London Symphony Orchestra (Hallé in the Vaughan Williams)

Conductor: Sir John Barbirolli

EMI British Composers Series CDM 565109-2

Back to top


English Anthems

Greater Love hath no Man – motet

(with: Bainton: And I saw a new Heaven L.Berkeley: Lord is
my Shepherd
Britten: Hymn of St Columba Harris: Faire is the
Harvey: I Love the Lord, One foot in Eden Leighton:
Let all the world Naylor: Vox dicentis clama Howells: Like
as the hart
Walton: Set me as a seal Weir: Ascending into
Wood: Hail, gladdening light)

Kings College Chapel Choir

Christopher Hughes (organ)

Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

EMI CDC7 54418-2

Back to top



A London Overture
These Things Shall Be
Greater Love hath no Man
The Holy Boy
Vexilla Regis
Epic March

Paula Bott  (soprano) Teresa Shaw (mezzo) James Oxley (Tenor)  Bryn
Terfel (bass-baritone) Roderick Elms (piano)

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Richard Hickox

Chandos Enchant CHAN7074 (mid Price)

Back to top


Scherzo and Cortege
The Forgotten Rite
The Overlanders

London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Richard Hickox

Chandos CHAN 8994

Back to top


A Downland Suite (arr
J. Ireland/G. Bush)
Orchestral Poem (premiere recording)
Concertino Pastorale
Two Symphonic Studies (arr G. Bush)

London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Richard Hickox

Chandos CHAN 9376

Back to top


A Downland Suite
The Holy Boy
Elegiac Meditation

(with Bridge: Suite for String Orchestra)

English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: David Garforth

Chandos CHAN 8390

Back to top


A London Overture
These Things Shall be
Greater Love Hath No Man
The Holy Boy
Vexilla Regis
Epic March

Bryn Terfel baritone
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
Conductor: Richard Hickox

Chandos CHAN 8879

Back to top


Piano Concerto
Legend for Piano and Orchestra
Symphonic Rhapsody

Eric Parkin piano

London Philharmonic

conductor: Bryden Thompson

Chandos CHAN 8461

Back to top


Chamber Works

Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2
Piano Trios Nos. 2 & 3
Phantasie Trio
The Holy Boy
Cello Sonata in G minor
Fantasy Sonata for clarinet and piano

Gervase de Peyer clarinet
Lydia Mordkovitch violin
Karine Georgian cello
Gwenneth Pryor piano
Ian Brown piano

Chandos CHAN 9377-8 (2CD)


Back to top


Piano Works Volume 1

The Almond tree
The Towing Path
Merry Andrew
Summer Evening
Piano Sonata in E minor

Eric Parkin piano

Chandos CHAN 9056

Back to top


Piano Works Volume 2

In Those Days
London Pieces
Leaves from a Child’s Sketchbook
The Darkened Valley
Two Pieces (1921): For Remembrance, Amberley Wild
Brooks Equinox
Prelude in E flat

Eric Parkin piano

Chandos CHAN 9140

Back to top


Piano Works Volume 3

A Sea Idyll
On a Birthday Morning
Two Pieces (1924): April, Bergomask
Spring will not wait
Two pieces: February’s Child, Aubade
Ballad of London Nights
Month’s Mind
Three Pastels: A Grecian Lad, The Boy Bishop, Puck’s Birthday Columbine


Eric Parkin piano

Chandos CHAN 9250 

Back to top


English Music for Clarinet and Piano

Fantasy Sonata

(with Finzi: Five Bagatelles, Horovitz: Sonatina, Richardson;
Roundelay, Arnold: Sonatina, Harvey, Suite on a theme of

Gervase de Payer clarinet
Gwenneth Pryor piano

Chandos CHAN 8549

Back to top


English Orchestral Songs If there were
Dreams to sell

Hope the Hornblower – song
If there were Dreams to sell

(with: Butterworth: Love blows as the wind blows, Shropshire Lad
Elgar: Twilight, Pleading Finzi: Let us Garlands bring Quilter:
Shakespeare songs Vaughan Williams: House of Life (Love-sight,
Silent Noon, Heart’s Haven

Stephen Varcoe

City of London Sinfonia

Conductor: Richard Hickox

Chandos CHAN8743

Back to top



20th Century British Music

Epic March
The Overlanders

(with: Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge)

Gerald English tenor
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: David Measham

Unicorn UKCD2062

Back to top


Piano Concerto

Geoffrey Tozer piano

(with Rubbra: Violin Concerto)

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: David Measham

Unicorn DKPCD9056

Back to top


A Christmas Garland

The Holy Boy

(with: G Bush: In Praise of Mary Statham: Bells of St Chad
Dyson: Christmas Garland)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor: David Willcocks

Unicorn DKPCD9057

Back to top



20th Century British Music for Piano and

Piano Concerto

Kathryn Stott piano

(with Bridge: Phantasm, Walton: Sinfonia Concertante)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Coductor: Vernon Handley

Conifer CDCF175

Back to top


Classic Hymns

My Song is love unknown – hymn

(with: Anon: Duteous Day now closes , Pange Lingua
Appleford: Lord Jesus Christ  Bach: Ah Holy Jesu
Goss: Praise my SoulSt Matthew’s Passion (exc)
Carter: Lord of the Dance  Davies: God be in my
Gibbons: Drop down slow tears  Howells: All my
 Irvine: The Lord is my Shepherd Monk: Abide
with me
 Parry: Jerusalem, O Praise Ye the Lord
Schutz: We plough the Fields  Stainer: Love
 Stanford: St Patrick’s Breastplate Sullivan: Onward
Christian Soldiers
Tallis: Glory to thee, my God  Vaughan
Williams: English Hymnal (For all the saints) Wesley: Dear Lord
and Father
, O Thou who camest)

CBSO Chorus
Peter King (organ)

Conductor: Simon Halsey

Conifer CDCF502

Back to top



Piano Concerto

Eileen Joyce piano

(with Moeran: Symphony)

Halle Orchestra
Conductor Leslie Heward

Dutton CDAX 8001 (recorded 1942)

Back to top


Malcom Sargent conducts English Music

A London Overture

(with: Harty: John Field Suite Coleridge Taylor: Song of Hiawatha
(excpts) Gardiner: Shepherd Fennell’s Dance Vaughan Williams:
Lark Ascending Holst: Hymn of Jesus)

Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent

Dutton CDAX8012 (recorded 1944)

Back to top


Ireland plays Ireland :
Violin Sonata No. 1 in D-minor Frederick Grinke (violin); John
Ireland (piano) Violin Sonata No.2 in A-minor Albert Sammons (violin);
John Ireland (piano) Phantasie Trio in A-minor Frederick Grinke (violin);
Florence Hooton (cello); Kendall Taylor (piano) Holy Boy
Florence Hooton (cello); Lawrence Pratt (piano)


Back to top



Downland Suite

(with Holst: Hammersmith, Fugal Concerto, Franck: Chorales,
Jacob: Symphony)

European Winds
Conductor Geoffrey Brand

Albany TROY 120-2

Back to top



Fabulous Fodens

Downland Suite

(with Arditi: Bacio, Bantock: Prometheus Unbound, Bliss:
Kenilworth, Coates: Three bears Suite, Elgar: Severn
, Herbert: Babes in Toyland (excerpt), Herold: Zampa
, Lear: Shylock, Mackenzie: Swallow’s Serenade,
Rimmer: Cossack, Hailstorm,  Suppe: Dichter und
), Windsor: Alpine Echoes, Gentle Zephyrs, Warrior)

Fodens Motor Works Band
Conductor Fred Mortimer

Choice CD2 BM2

Back to top



Crystal Palace Champions

A Dowland Suite

(with: Elgar: Severn Suite (excpts), Bliss: Kenilworth,
Meyerbeer: Prophète (excpts), Holst: Moorside Suite,
Bath, Honour and Glory,
Iles: Sing a Song, Championship Medley 3,
Homeland Melodies
, Handel Messiah (Excpts),

Fodens Motor Works Band, Massesd Brass bands, Black Dyke Mills Band, Wingates
Temperence Band
Conductors: Fred Mortimer,  John H. Iles, William Halliwell, Harold

Beulah IPD2

Back to top



The Organs of Cambridge Volume 2

A Downland Suite (excpts)

(with :Byrd: Fantasia BK13, Tomkins: Voluntary in D, Purcell:
Organ Voluntaries Z717-20,(excpts), Noordt: Psalm 24 Variations,
Buxtehude: Prelude and Fugue, BuxWV139, Böhm Chorales
(excpts), Tunder: Praeludium in G, Pachelbel: Ciaccona 1 in D,
Whitlock: Organ Sonata in C minor (excpts), Lemare: Symphony Op35
(excpts), Hindemith: Organ Sonata (excpts), Peeters: Suite
(excpts), Mathias: Toccata giocosa Op36/2

Organists: Anne Page, Peter Clements, Philip Rushforth, Geoffrey Webber,
Christopher Monks, Michael Phillips

OxRecs OXCD 59

Back to top



Spirit of England II

A Downland Suite

(with: Holst: The Planet Suite, Perfect Fool (excpt), Elgar:
Enigma Variations, Wand of Youth Suite 2, Parry: English Suite,
Finzi: Eclogue, Bridge: There is a Willow, Delius:
Florida Suite Vaughan Williams: Wasps (excpt), Walton: Henry
(excpt), Lennox Berkley: Serenade Op12, Britten: Sea Interludes
from Peter Grimes, Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

English String Orchestra
Conductor William Boughton

Nimbus NI 5450/3 (4 CD set)

Back to top



Pomp and Pizazz

Epic March

(with: Berlioz: Damnation of Faust (excpts), Fucik: Entry of the
, Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches (excpts), Handy:
When the Saints go Marching in, Hayman: March Medley, Sousa,
Stars and Stripes Forever, Suk: Towards a New Life, Tchaikovsky:
Festival Coronation March, J F Wagner II: Unter dem
, J.T. Williams: Olympic Fanfare)

Cincinnati Pops
Conductor: Erich Kunzel

Telarc CD80122

Back to top



English Idylls

The Holy Boy

(with: Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto (excrpts) Elgar: Romance
Delius: Caprice and Elegy Grainger: Youthful Rapture
Dyson: Prelude, Fantasy and Chaconne (excrpts) W.Davies: Solemn
Grainger: Brigg Fair Holst Invocation C.Scott:
Pastoral and Reel)

Julian Lloyd Webber (cello)

John. Lenehan (keyboard)

J. Birch (organ)


Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner

Philips 442530-2

Back to top



London Pride

A London Overture

(with:Elgar: Cockaigne Vaughan Williams Studies in English Folk
(excpts) Holst Hammersmith )

The Philharmonia Orchestra

Conductor: Owain Arwyl Hughes

(also RPO, London Wind Orchestra, East England Orchestra
Soloists and instrumentalists: Brian Rayner Cook, Noel Coward, Daniel
Smith, Roger Vignoles, Jane Parker Smith
Conductors: Alan Barlow, Denis Wick, Malcolm Nabarro, Carroll Gibbons)


Back to top



Fantasy-Sonata in E flat for Clarinet and Piano

(with Vaughan Williams: Studies in English Folk Song , Vocalises
Bax: Clarinet Sonata  Bliss: Pastoral , Nursery rhymes
Stanford: Clarinet Sonata)

Emma Johnson (Clarinet) Malcolm Martineau (Piano)


Back to top


Phantasie Trio in A minor
Piano Trios Nos 2 and 3 in E

Holywell Ensemble
Peter Nichols (Clarinet), Kate Bailey, Kiera Lyness (Violins), Daniel Lyness
(Viola), Spike Wilson (Cello)
Miles Hewitt (Horn), Margaret Ozanne (Piano)


Back to top


British Cello Works – volume 2

Sonata for Cello and Piano

(with Stanford: Cello Sonata No2 Bridge: Elegy, Scherzeto)

Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello) John McCabe (Piano)


Back to top


The Four Seasons – Volume 4 WINTER

The Holy Boy for Cello and Piano

(with Vivaldi Concerti Op8 (exc) Prokofiev: Winter Bonfire
Debussy: Preludes (exc), Childrens Corner (exc)
Handel: Messiah (exc) Berlioz: Enfance du Christ (exc)
Traditional: Wexford Carol Britten: Ceremony of Carols (exc)
Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve (exc))

Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello) John McCabe (Piano)


Back to top


British Music Label

(The Forties Recording Company, 44 Challacombe, Furzton, Milton Keynes, MK4
1DP UK +44 (0) 01908 502836

An English Rhapsody

Fantasy-Sonata in E flat for Clarinet and Piano
Phantasie Trio

(with: Alwyn: Rhapsody for Piano Quartet Howells: Violin Sonata
No. 1
Wilson: Elegy)

Holywell Ensemble

British Music Label BML010

Back to top


Splendid British Clarinet Works

Fantasy-Sonata in E flat for Clarinet and Piano

(with: Finzi: Bagatelles Bax: Clarinet Sonata Hughes: Sonata
o Stanford: Clarinet Sonata)

John Denman (clarinet) Paula Fan (piano)

British Music Label BML009

Back to top



Works for Clarinet and Piano

Fantasy-Sonata in E flat for clarinet and piano

(with Bax: Clarinet Sonata Finzi: Bagatelles Horovitz:
Sonatina Arnold: Clarinet Sonata)

Murray Khouri  (clarinet) Peter Pettinger (piano)

Continuum CCD1038

Back to top



Music for Clarinet and Piano

Fantasy-Sonata in E flat for clarinet and piano

(with Arnold: Clarinet Sonata Dunhill :Phantasy Suite Finzi:
Bagatelles Henry: Jazz Song McCabe: Clarinet Pieces)

Nicholas Carpenter (Clarinet) David McArthur (Piano)

Herald  HAVPCD152

Back to top



English Cello Sonatas

Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor

(with Moeran: Cello Sonata Rubbra: Cello Sonata)

Raphael Wallfisch  (Cello) John York (Piano)

Marco Polo 8 223718

Back to top



Great Cathedral Anthems

Greater Love Hath No Man – motet

(with: Bainton: And I saw a new heaven Bairstow: Blessed city;
heavenly Salem , Let all mortal flesh keep silence
Bullock: Give us
the wings of faith
Elgar: Give unto the Lord  Stanford:
Psalm 23 Walker: I will lift up mine eyes Wesley: Ascribe
unto the Lord, Thou wilt keep him
Wood: O thou, the central

Guildford Cathedral Choir
Peter Wright (organ)

Conductor: Andrew Millington

Priory PRCD257

Back to top


Great European Organs: Vol 21

(this disc contains the complete Ireland Organ

Holy Boy (trans. Rowley for organ)
Meditation on John Keble’s Rogationtide Hymn
Miniature Suite
Elegiac Romance
Sursum corda
Alla Marcia

(with: Bridge: Organ Pieces H63 (Adagio in E major) Darke:
Meditation on Brother James’ Air Dyson: Voluntary of praise
in D major 
Harris: Flourish for an occasion Lang: Tuba
Stanford: Postlude in D minor)

Johnathan Bielby  (The 1913 Binns organ of Rochdale Town Hall (restored

Priory PRCD298

Back to top


British Organ Music from Bath Abbey

Elegiac Romance

(with Bridge: Organ Pieces H63 Grainger: Irish Tune from County
Hollins: Concert Overture in C minor, Intermezzo in D
Whitlock: Extemporizations)

Peter King

Priory PRCD335

Back to top


Famous Hymns of Praise

My Song is love Unknown – hymn

(with: Anon: Be Thou my vision, Come Holy Ghost, God of Abraham,
Praise, All Creatures of our God and King  
O Worship the King Dykes: Eternal Father strong to save, Holy Holy
, Praise to the Holiest  Goss: Praise my soul
  Thomas Haweis: City of God  Howells: All my
Monk: Angel Voices  Nicholson: We sing the
Praise of Him
 Parry: Dear Lord and father, God is love,
O praise Ye the Lord  Pritchard: Hallelujah! Sing to Jesus
Schofield: Day thou gavest  Smart: Through all the changing
scenes of life
 Stainer: Come, Thou long expected Jesus
Taylor: Glorious things of Thee are spoken Vaughan Williams:
English Hymnal (Come Down O love Divine)

St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral Choir

Peter Backhouse (organ)

Conductor: D Townhill

Priory PRCD376

Back to top


Matins for Ascension Day

Benedictus in F

Te Deum

(with Anon: Venite, Psalm 24 Finzi: God is gone up, Head
that once was crowned
Messiaen: Ascension (exc) Stanford: Motets
(exc) )

Lincoln Cathedral Choir Andrew Post (organ)

Conductor: Colin Walsh

Priory PRCD478

Back to top


Music for Holy Communion

Communion Service in C

(with: Darke: Communion Service in F  Harwood: Communion Service
in A fla
t Leighton: Missa Brevis Oldroyd: Mass of the Quiet
Wood: Short Communion Service)

Wakefield Cathedral Choir

Johnathan Bielby, Keith Wright (organ)

Priory PRCD341

Back to top


Garlands For The Queen

The Hills

(with: Bliss: Aubade, Bax: What is it like? Lennox Berkeley:
Spring at this hour Bliss: Cradle song for a new born child
Fritz: White-flowering days Howells: Inherit Mathias:
Royal Garland Rawsthorne: Canzonet Rubbra: Salutation
Tippett Dance, Clarion Air Vaughan Williams: Silence and

Bristol Bach Choir
Valerie Shelton (piano)

Conductor: Glyn Jenkins

Priory PRCD352

Back to top


Te Deum and Jubilate

Te Deum in F

(with: Boyce: Te Deum and Jubilate in C  Ferguson:
Jubilate Gardner: Jubilate Gibbons: Te Deum
 Hopkins: Thanksgiving Te Deum  Howells:
Collegium Regale Stanford: Te Deum laudamus, Jubilate Deo
Vann: Te Deum  Wood: Te Deum in E

Rochester Cathedral Choir

Roger Sayer (organ)
Conductor: Barry Ferguson

Priory PRCD433

Back to top


Matins for Ascension Day

Te Deum in F


(with: Anon: Verite Psalm 24 Psalm 47 Finzi: God is gone up, Head
that once was crowned
 Messiaen: Ascension (exc) Stanford:
Coelus ascendit)

Lincoln Cathedral Choir

Colin Walsh (organ)
Andrew Post (organ)

Priory PRCD478

Back to top


Classics For Pleasure

Ireland Piano Works

The Darkened Valley
London Pieces
Three Pastels
In Those Days
A Sea Idyll
Four Preludes
The Towing Path
Summer Evening

Desmond Wright (piano)

Classics For Pleasure CDCFP4674 (budget price)

Back to top



Twentieth Century British Piano Music

The Island Spell

(with Britten: Holiday Diary Delius: Prelude Elgar: Adieu,
In Smyrna, Serenades
Headington: Ballade-Image, Cinquanta
Moeran: Summer Valley Patterson: Tunnel of Time )

Christopher Headington (piano)

Kingdom KCLCD2017

Back to top



Christmas at York Minster

The Holy Boy – organ

(with Commette: Offertoire sur des Noels Mathias: A Babe is
Mulet: Noël  Praetorius: Es ist
ein Ros
Traditional: We’ve been awhile a-wandering, Away in a manger,
See amid the Winter’s Snow, I saw three ships, I sing of a maiden, O Come,
O Come Emmanuel, Tomorrow will be my dancing day, I sing the birth, A child
is born in Bethlehem, O little town of Bethlehem, Unto us a son is born
Benedicamus Domino
Vierne: Pièces en stile libre (exc))

John Scott Whiteley on the Organ of York Minster

York  AmbisonicCD846

Back to top



Ireland – English Songs

Bed in Summer
The Bells of San Marie
During music
I have twelve oxen
If there were dreams to sell
If we must part
Love and Friendship
Mother and Child
Santa Chiara
Song from o’er the hill
Songs sacred and profane
Spring Sorrow
Three Ravens
What art thou thinking of?
When I am dead, my dearest,

Rachel Ann Morgan (mezzo) Tan Crone (piano)

Etcetera KTC1128

Back to top


Deutsche Grammophon

The Vagabond

The Bells of San Marie
Sea Fever

(with Butterworth: Bredon Hill, Shropshire Lad, Finzi: Let us Garlands
,Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel )

Bryn Terfel (bass-bar) Malcolm Martineau (piano)

DG 445946-2

Back to top



Exeter Cathedral Choir

Te Deum in F

(with: Anon: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake  Bach: Cantata
 Durufle: Motets  Goss: Praise My Soul
 Handel: Coronation Anthems Mendelssohn: Paulus (Wie lieblich
sind die Boten)
Mozart: Ave verum corpus Parry: I was glad
Schubert: Psalm 23,  Vaughan Williams: Old Hundredth)

Exeter Cathedral Choir

Conductor: Lucien Nethsingha

Abbey CDCA590

Back to top


The English Anthem – Volume 4

Greater Love hath no Man – motet

(with: Bairstow: Blessed City, heavenly Salem, Let all mortal flesh keep
Britten: Hymn to St Peter Finzi: Welcome, sweet and
sacred feast
Harris: Bring us, O Lord Holst: Evening
Howells: Like as the hart Joubert: O Lorde, the maker
of all thing
Rose: Praise Ye the Lord Stewart: King of Glory
Vaughan Williams: Whitsunday Hymn Walton: Set me as a seal

Magdalen Oxford College Choir

G Webber (organ)

Abbey CDCA914

Back to top


Magnificat – An anthology of Church Music

Greater Love hath no Man – Motet

(with: Bairstow: Blessed City, heavenly Salem Donati: Allelujah!
Haec Dies!
Duruflé: Motets Op10 (exc) Elgar: Apostles
(exc), Ecce sacerdos magnus, Ave verum corpis Farrant:
Call to Remembrance Ives: Magnificat Joubert: O Lorde,
the maker of all thing
Shepard: Secret of Christ Sumsion:
Bendicite Tallis: O sacrum convivium Tye: O Holy Spirit
Walmisley: Magnificat Weelkes: Hosanna to the Son of David
Wood: O Thou the central Orb)

Giggleswick School Choir

Timothy Harvey (organ)

Conductor: Peter Read

Abbey CDCA922

Back to top


Floreat Dunelmia

Greater Love Hath no Man – Motet

(with: Anonymous: Psalm 150 Batten: O sing joyfully Britten:
Ceremony of Carols (exc) Dupré: Tombeau de Titelouze
(exc) Faure: Requiem (exc) Handel: Coronation anthems (exc)
Mozart: Ave verum corpus Parry: Jerusalem Stainer:
Crucifixion (exc) Pearce: Floreat Dunelmia Rutter: Gaelic
Blessing, For the Beauty of the Earth
Stanford: Services op10
(exc) Traditional: Spotless Rose Vaughan Williams: Old Hundredth
Vivaldi: Gloria (exc) Weelkes: Hosanna to the Son of David
Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father)

Durham School Chapel Choir
Gregory Williams (organ)

Conductor: Jonathan Newell

Abbey CDCA929

Back to top



Music for the Christian Year

Greater Love Hath No Man – Motet

(with: Allegri: Miserere mei Bairstow: Blessed City, heavenly Salem
Casals: O vos omnes  Duruflé: Motets op10 (exc)
Gibbons: This is the record of John Kellette: I’m for ever blowing
Naylor Vox Dicentis: Clama Parry: Jerusalem P.Philips:
Ascendit Deus Traditional: Coventry Carol, Here is the little door,
Spotless Rose, Sing Lullaby, Greensleeves, For these and all thy mercies

Vaughan Williams: Mystical Songs (exc)

St Bride’s Choir
Matthew Morley (organ)
Conductor: Robert Jones

Reference REGCD703

Back to top



The Sea

Sea Fever

(with: Berlioz: Nuits d’été (exc) Borodin: Sea, Sea
 Brahms: duets Op20 (exc) Debussy:  Proses
lyriques (exc)
Didbin: Tom Bowling  Fauré:  
Au cimetière, Horizon chimérique, Les Berceaux
Canzonettas (exc)  Ives: Swimmers  Mendelssohn:
Wasserfahrt  Schubert: Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren
Schumann: Gesänge  op125 (exc)  Trad: Mermaid, Sail
On, Sail On  
Walton: Song for the Lord Mayor’s Table
Wolf: Eichendorff Lieder )

Thomas Allen (bar)
Sarah Walker (mezzo)
Roger Vignoles (piano)

Hyperion CDA66165

Back to top


The English Anthem – Volume 1

Greater Love hath no Man – motet

(with: Bairstow: Blessed city, heavenly salem, Let all mortal flesh
keep silence
 Finzi: God is gone up Gardiner: Evening
Hadley: My beloved spake Naylor: Vox dicentis clama
Stainer: I saw the Lord  Stanford: Motets op38 (exc)Wood:
Hail, gladdening light Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father)

St Pauls Cathedral Choir
Andrew Lucas (organ)

Conductor: John  Scott

Hyperion CDA66374

Back to top


A Shropshire Lad

Hawthorn Time

Heart’s desire

The Land of Lost Content: The Lent Lily, Goal and Wicket, The Vain Desire,
The Encounter, Epilogue

(with: Barber With rue my heart is laden Lennox Berkeley: Because
I liked you better, He would not stay for me
Butterworth: Bredon Hill,
When the lad for longing sighs, On the idle hill of Summer
, Shropshire
(complete) Horder: White in the Moon Moeran:  Far
in a Western Brookland
. O fair enough are sky and plain Orr:
Shropshire Lad (Into my Heart, O see how thick the goldcup flowers)
Isle of Portland ,This time of year

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)

Graham Johnson (piano)

Hyperion CDA66471/2 (2 CD)

Back to top


Songs to Shakespeare

When daffodils begin to peer (from: Songs of the wayfarer)

(with:  Addison: O Mistress mine Arne: On a day, Alack
the day  
Aiken: Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s
 Bishop: O happy fair!  Britten: Fancie
G Bush:Sigh no more, Ladies Clifton: If music be
the food of love  
Gardiner: Winter  Horder: Who is
Howells: Under the greenwood tree Parry: When in disgrace
with fortune and men’s eyes,  Farewell, thou art to dear for my
possessing (
from: Shakespeare Sonnets)  J C Smith: You
spotted snakes
(from The Fairies), No more dams I’ll make for
(from The Tempest)  Haydn: She never told her love
Linley: Lawn,as white as driven snow Major: If love make
me forsworn
 Quilter: Come away Death, Fear no more the heat
of the sun, It was a lover and his lass, Take, O take those lips away

Stanford: The rain it raineth every day (from: Clown’s songs
from Twelfth Night) Tippett: Songs for Ariel  Vaughan Williams:
Orpheus with his lute

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)

Graham Johnson (piano)

Hyperion CDA66480

Back to top


Sonatas for Violin and Piano:
   No 1 in D minor, No 2 in A minor
The Holy Boy

Paul Barritt (violin)
Catherine Edwards (piano)

Hyperion CDA66853

Back to top



Lisa Milne, John Mark Ainsley, Christopher Maltman.
Graham Johnson: Piano
Hyperion CDA67261/2 154m DDD.


Sing We Merrily – Choral music

Greater Love hath no Man – motet

(with: Bairstow: Let all mortal flesh keep silence Baker: Easter
 Barber: Agnus Dei Bernstein:  Mass (exc)
Britten: Jubilate Deo Campbell: Sing we Merrily Piccolo:
O hear us Lord Fink: What sweeter music Hallock: Lord
is my light
Near: And all in the morning Pearson: Advent
Rutter: For the beauty of the earth Sumsion: There
is a green hill
 Susa: Song to the lamb Traditional:
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day Vaughan Williams: Loch Lomond
Weaver: Epiphany alleluias)

St John’s Episcopal Cathedral Choir

Conductor: Donald Pearson

Delos DE3125

Back to top



Essentially English

The Hills

(with: Cocker: Tuba tune Finzi: Poems of Robert Bridges (:
I praise the tender flower, I have loved flowers that fade,  my spirit
sang all day
) Harris:  Flourish for an occasion Howells:
Rhapsodies op17 No. 1  Moeran: Songs of Springtime Rutter:
Gloria Vaughan Williams: Shakespeare Songs)

East London Chorus, R Sayer (organ) , Richard Balcome (organ) , Locke Brass

Conductor: M Kibblewhite

Koch Schwann 312662

Back to top



Favourite Carols and Christmas Songs

The Holy Boy – Song

(with: Adam: Minuit, Chrétiens  (exc) Danzig: Scarlet
Quilter: I sing of a Maiden Reger: Wiegenlied op 142
No 1
Traditional: Away in a Manger, Christmas Candle, First
Mercy Guardian Angels, How far is it to Bethlehem? Little Jesu sweetly
sleep,  Long ago in Bethlehem, Robin’s Carol, So gentle the Donkey,
Sleep lovely babe, Star of Bethlehem, Stille Nacht, The Storke Carol, I wonder
as I wander, Könige)

Jeffrey Benton  (baritone)

Keith Orrell (keyboards)

Symposium SYMCD1086

Back to top



James Galway’s Christmas Carol

The Holy Boy – arranged for flute

(with: Bach: Suites BWV1066-9 (exc) , Christmas Oratorio (exc) , Cantata
208 (exc) Gounod: Ave Maria Rutter: Shepherd’s pipe carol
Traditional: Greensleeves, I saw three ships, I wonder as I wander,
Jesus Christ the apple tree, Patapan, Stille Nacht, We wish you a merry
Christmas, Zither carol

James Galway (flute)

BBC Singers, Canterbury King’s School Chapel Choir

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Directed by James Galway

RCA 09026 61233-2

Back to top



Dweller in my Deathless Dreams

My True Love Hath My Heart

The Salley Gardens (from Songs Sacred and Profane)

The Trellis

Her Song (from Three songs to poems by Thomas Hardy)

(with: Bridge: Day after Day, Dweller in my Deathless Dreams, Journey’s
End, Speak to me my love, 
 Holst:  Persephone,
Now in these Fairylands, A little music, The Floral Bandit The Dream
City, Journey’s End
 Howells: Come Sing and Dance, Gavotte,
Girl’s Song , King David   
 Warlock: Consider, I held
Love’s Head, Rutterkin, Sad Song, Singer, Thou gavest me leave to kiss)

Sarah Leonard (soprano)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

Cala 88016-2

Back to top


Meltdown – Music of the 20th Century (compilation

The Salley Gardens

Sarah Leonard (soprano)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

(with: Abe: Marimba works (exc),  Britten: String Quartet
No. 3
, Cage: 4’33”,  Crumb: Black Angels (exc),
Gorecki: Totus tuus, Howells: Requiem (exc), Martin:
Mass (exc), Martinu: Flute Sonata (exc), Messiaen:
Preludes (exc), Penderecki: Unterbrochene Gedanke, Prokofiev:
Romeo and Juliet (exc),  Schnittke: Cello Sonata (exc),
Shostakovich: Hypothetically Murdered Suite (exc), Tavener:
Lamb,  Volans: String quartet No 1 (exc),  Wier:
Consolations of scholarship (exc)

Various performers

Cala 88088-2

Back to top


Max Sound (cassette only)

British Songs

Her Song (from 3 Hardy Songs)

Spring Sorrow

(with: Britten: The Salley gardens  Finzi: It was a lover
and his Lass
from Let us garlands bring, Gibbs: Silver,
Five eyes Gurney: Severn Meadows, Sleep Harty: Sea
, Head: Blackbird Singing Howells: Girl’s Song
Stanford:  Pibroch from Songs of a Roving Celt,
Titherington: Sheiling Song  Traditional: O waly waly, I will
give my love an apple, Fidgety bairn, I have a bonnet trimmed with blue
 Vaughan Williams: The Water Mill from Four Poems by Fredegond
, Silent Noon from House of Life, Warlock: Fair
and true

Valerie Baulard (contralto)
SimonWright (piano)

Max Sound MSCB12/13

Back to top



Portsmouth Remembers

Te Deum in F

(with: Blatchly: For the Fallen  Bullock: Give us the wings
of Faith
Dykes: Eternal Father, strong to save Gabrielli:
Ricercare  Gray: What are these that glow from afar?
Joubert: O Lorde, the maker of al thing  Parry
Chorale preludes  Smart: Love Divine  Sumsion: They
that go down
 Traditional: He who would valiant be, Light’s Abode,
celestial Salem

Portsmouth Catherdral Choir

David Thorne (organ)

Conductor: A Froggat

Guild GRSC7021 (cassette)

Back to top


Sonata for Violin and Piano No 2 in A minor

(with: Goossens: Sonata No. 1 H Ferguson: Sonata No. 2)

Oliver Lewis (violin)

Jeremy Filsell (piano)

Guild GMCD7120

Back to top



Piano Works Volume 1

London Pieces
In Those days
Prelude in E flat
Month’s Mind
John Lenehan (pf)

Naxos 8.553700


My Song is Love
My Song is love unknown
Greater Love hath no man

Total Aberdeen Youth Choir
conductor Christopher Bell with John Kitchen (organ)
Recording sponsored by Total Oil Company

Divine Art CD2-5004

Back to top