A Song Of Farewell - Music Of Mourning & Consolation

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Continuing Signum’s new partnership with Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort following the triumphant success of Berlioz’s 'Grande Messe des Morts' (SIGCD280 –, their next...

Continuing Signum’s new partnership with Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort following the triumphant success of Berlioz’s 'Grande Messe des Morts' (SIGCD280 –, their next release will be a recording of the groups' renowned a cappella programme of music for mourning and consolation. This is a beautifully poignant programme of British choral music, including works by composers as diverse as Morley and Dove, Sheppard and Walton and featuring Howells’ sublime 'Requiem'.



Product Description:


  • Release Date: January 01, 2012


  • UPC: 635212028124


  • Catalog Number: SIGCD281


  • Label: Signum Classics


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Composer: Charles Hubert Parry, Herbert Howells, James MacMillan, John Sheppard, Jonathan Dove, Orlando Gibbons, Robert White, Sir Edward Elgar, Sir William Walton, Thomas Morley


  • Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort


  • Performer: Mccreesh, Gabrieli Consort



Works:


  1. Into Thy Hands

    Composer: Jonathan Dove

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  2. They are at Rest

    Composer: Sir Edward Elgar

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  3. Drop, drop, slow tears

    Composer: Orlando Gibbons

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  4. Requiem

    Composer: Herbert Howells

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  5. A Child's Prayer

    Composer: James MacMillan

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  6. Funeral Sentences

    Composer: Thomas Morley

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  7. Songs (6) of Farewell: no 6, Lord, let me know mine end

    Composer: Charles Hubert Parry

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  8. In manus tuas Domine no 1

    Composer: John Sheppard

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  9. A Litany

    Composer: Sir William Walton

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh


  10. Christe qui lux es

    Composer: Robert White

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh