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Kenneth LEIGHTON (1929-1988)

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis ‘Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense’ (1959), Give me the wings of faith (1962)
An Easter Sequence (1969), Veni Creator Spiritus (1987)
What love is this of thine? (1985)
Crucifixus pro nobis (1961)
Rockingham: Chorale Prelude on ‘When I survey the wondrous Cross’ (1975)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (The Second Service) (1971)
8.555795

Review by John Quinn

Et Resurrexit Op.49 (1966)
Six Fantasies on Hymn Tunes Op.72 Nos.4-6 (1975)
Missa de Gloria Op.82 ‘Dublin Festival Mass’ (1980)
8.572601

Review by Nick Barnard

John McCABE (1939)

Three Marian Carols (2008/1973/1964)
Mangan Triptych (1983/1980/1979)
Amen / Alleluia (1991) Proud Songsters (1989)
The Lily-White Rose (2009) The Morning Watch (1968)
The Evening Watch (2003) Great Lord of Lords (1967)
A Hymne to God the Father (1966)
The Last and Greatest Herald (2008)
8.573053

Review by John France

George MacFARREN (1813-1887)

Robin Hood (1860)
8.660306-7

Reviews by Ian Lace, Christopher Howell and John France

James MacMILLAN (b. 1959)

Seven Last Words from the Cross (1993)
Christus Vincit (1994)
Nemo te Condemnavit (2005)
... here in hiding ... (1993)
8.570719

Reviews by Julie Williams and John Quinn

William MATHIAS (1934–1992)

Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 15 (1961)
Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 94 (1983)
Violin Sonata (1952)
8.572292

Reviews by Rob Barnett and John France

Peter MAXWELL DAVIES (b. 1934)

The Naxos Quartets
8.505225

Review by Gary Higginson

Naxos Quartet No. 1 (2002)
Naxos Quartet No. 2 (2003)
8.557396

Review by Colin Clarke

Naxos Quartet No. 3 (2003)
Naxos Quartet No. 4 ‘Children’s Games (2004)
8.557397

Review by Colin Clarke

Naxos Quartet No. 5 'Lighthouses of Orkney and Shetland' (2004)
Naxos Quartet No. 6 (2004/5)
8.557398

Reviews by Colin Clarke, Hubert Culot and William Hedley

Symphony no.1, op.119 (1976)
Mavis in Las Vegas (1997)
8.572348

Reviews by Byzantion and Dan Morgan

Symphony No. 2 (1980)
St Thomas Wake (1969)
8.572349

Reviews by William Hedley and Byzantion

Symphony No. 3 (1984)
Cross Lane Fair (1994)
8.572350

Review by Byzantion

Symphony No. 4 (1989)
Symphony No. 5 (1994)†
8.572351

Reviews by Mark Sealey and Byzantion

Symphony no.6, op.176 (1996)
Time and the Raven, op.172 (1995)
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise, op.120b (1984)
8.572352

Review by Byzantion

Strathclyde Concerto no.3, for horn, trumpet and orchestra, op.139 (1989)
Strathclyde Concerto no.4, for clarinet and orchestra, op.143 (1990)
8.572353

Review by Byzantion

Strathclyde Concerto No. 5 (1991)
Strathclyde Concerto No. 6 (1991)
8.572353

Review by Paul Corfield Godfrey

Strathclyde Concerto No. 7 (1992)
Strathclyde Concerto No. 8 (1993)
A spell for green corn: The MacDonald dances (1993)
8.572353

Reviews by Paul Corfield Godfrey and Steve Arloff

Piano Concerto (1997)
Worldes Blis (1966-69)
8.572357

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Byzantion

Piccolo Concerto, op.182 (1996)
Trumpet Concerto, op.132 (1988)
Maxwell's Reel, with Northern Lights, op.191 (1998)
Five Klee Pictures, op.12 (1959/1976)
8.572363

Review by Byzantion

Linguae Ignis (2002)
Vesalii Icones (1969)
Fantasia on a Ground and Two Pavans (1968)
8.572712

Review by Mark Sealey

Strathclyde Concerto no.2, for cello and orchestra, op.131 (1987)
Sonata 'Sequentia Serpentigena', for cello and piano, op.285 (2007)
Dances from 'The Two Fiddlers' (1978/1988/2007)
Little Tune for Vittorio in Maremma, for solo cello (2008)
8.573017

Review by Byzantion

Ernest MOERAN (1894-1950)

String Quartet in E flat major
String Quartet in A minor (1921)
String Trio (1931)
8.554079

Review by Neil Horner

Symphony in G minor (1937)
Sinfonietta (1940)
8.557837

Reviews by Rob Barnett, Neil Horner and Jonathan Woolf

Cello Concerto (1945)
Serenade in G (original version, 1948)
Lonely Waters (c. 1931)
Whythorne’s Shadow (1931)
8.573034

Reviews by Rob Barnett, Nick Barnard and John Quinn

Overture for a Masque (1944)
In the Mountain Country (1921)
Rhapsody No. 1 in F major (1922)
Rhapsody No. 2 in E major (1924/41)
Rhapsody in F sharp major (1943)
8.573106

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Brian Reinhart

Sir Charles Hubert Hastings PARRY (1848-1918)

I was glad when they said unto me (1902)
The Great Service: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis
Songs of Farewell (1916)
Hear my word, ye people (1894)
Long since in Egypt's plenteous land (1888)
Jerusalem (1916)
8.572104

Reviews by John France and John Quinn

Robert PARSONS (c.1530-1572)

Responds for the Dead
First Great Service
8.570451

Reviews by Mark Sealey and Robert Hugill

Thomas PITFIELD (1903-1999)

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor (1947)
Piano Concerto No. 2 (1960)
Studies on an English Dance-Tune (1961)
Arietta and Finale (1932)
Toccata (1953)
Xylophone Sonata (1987)
8.557291

Reviews by Stuart Scott, Patrick Waller and Rob Barnett

Francis POTT (1957-)

Mary’s Carol (2008)
A Hymn to the Virgin (2002)
I Sing of a Maiden (2000)
Mass for Eight Parts (2011)
Ubi caritas (2002)
Balulalow (2009)
8.572739

Reviews by John Quinn and Paul Godfrey

Roger QUILTER (1877-1953)

Complete Folk-Song Arrangements
Complete Part-Songs for Women's Voices
8.557495

Review by Ian Lace

Alan RAWSTHORNE (1905-1971)

Concerto for string orchestra
Concertante pastorale for flute, horn and strings
Light music for strings
Suite for recorder and string orchestra
Elegiac rhapsody for string orchestra
Divertimento for chamber orchestra
8.553567

Reviews by Andrew Achenbach, Len Mulllenger and Sybil Pentith

Violin Concerto 1
Violin Concerto 2
Fantasy Overture: Cortèges
8.554240

Review by John Belcher

Piano Quintet
Piano Trio
Cello Sonata
Concertante for violin and piano
Viola Sonata
8.554352

Reviews by David Wright and John Belcher

Symphonic Studies
Oboe Concerto
Cello Concerto
8.554763

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Paul Conway

Piano Concerto No.1 (1939, 1942)
Piano Concerto No 2 (1951)
Improvisations on a Theme by Constant Lambert. (1960)
8.555959

Reviews by John France, Colin Clarke and Tony Haywood

Symphony No. 1 (1950)
Symphony No. 2 ('A Pastoral Symphony') (1959)
Symphony No. 3 (1964)
8.557480

Review by Em Marshall and Gwyn Parry-Jones

Theme and Variations for Two Violins (1937)
String Quartet No. 1 (1939)
String Quartet No. 2 (1954)
String Quartet No. 3 (1965)
8.570136

Review by Paul Cook

Edmund RUBBRA (1901-1986)

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis Op.65
Missa in Honorem Sancti Dominici Op.66
Tenebrae Nocturnes Op.72
Missa Cantuariensis Op.59
Prelude and fugue on a theme of Cyril Scott for organ Op.69
Meditation for Organ Op.79
8.555255

Reviews by Gary Higginson and Paul Conway

Improvisation for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 89 (1956)
Improvisations on Virginal Pieces by Giles Farnaby (1938-39)
Violin Concerto (1959)
8.557591

Reviews by Dennis Day, Colin Clarke, Rob Barnett, Jonathan Woolf, Kevin Sutton and Gary Higginson

String Quartet 2 (1951) Amoretti (1935)
Ave Maria Gratia Plena; O my deir Hert (1922)
O excellent Virgin Princess (1951) Piano Trio 1
8.572286

Review by Jonathan Woolf

String Quartet No.1 in F minor, Op.35 (1934/46)
String Quartet No.3, Op.112 (1964)
String Quartet No.4, Op.150 (1977)
8.572555

Review by John France

John RUTTER (b. 1945)

Requiem (1985)
‘Arise, shine’ (1999)
‘Come down, O Love Divine’ (1998)
‘Musica Dei Donum’ (1998)
‘A Clare Benediction’ (1998)
‘Go forth into the world in peace’ (1988)
Toccata in 7 (1974)
Variations on an Easter Theme (1983)
8.557130

Review by John Quinn

Mass of the Children (2002)
Shadows (1979)
Wedding Canticle (2004)
8.557922

Reviews by John Quinn and Kevin Sutton

Gloria (1974)
Magnificat (1990)
Te Deum (1988)
8.572653

Reviews by Nick Barnard and John Quinn

 

 

 



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