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Music for Seafarers - Anthems, Hymns, Partsongs and Folk-songs

CR010

FIRST RELEASE

Playing time: 54'
Tracks: 13
Booklet pages: 16
© 2012 Convivium Records
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of Music for Seafarers - Anthems, Hymns, Partsongs and Folk-songs published on 29 May 2014

Listen: Grayson Ives: They that go down to the sea in ships (track 1, 0:00-0:58)

Grayson Ives:
1 They that go down to the sea in ships
Portsmouth Cathedral Choir
Marcus Wibberley, organ
David Price, director

Jonathan Dove:
2 Vast Ocean of Light
Portsmouth Cathedral Choir
Convivium Singers
Joe Waggott, organ
David Price, director

Daniel Schutte (arranged by Malcolm Archer):
3 Here I am, Lord
Portsmouth Cathedral Choir
Convivium Singers
David Price, organ
Malcolm Archer, director

Carson Cooman:
4 Windswept Skies
Convivium Singers
David Price, organ
Alexander Norman, conductor

Malcolm Archer:
5 Anthem for Seafarers (Eternal Father, strong to save)
Portsmouth Cathedral Choir
Convivium Singers
William Drackett, organ
Malcolm Archer, director

Charles Wood:
6 Never weather-beaten sail
Convivium Singers
David Price, organ
Alexander Norman, conductor

traditional, arranged by Peter Hunt:
7 Sailing
Choristers of Portsmouth Cathedral
Cantate
Marcus Wibberley, piano
David Price, conductor

John Ireland:
8 Sea Fever
Harry Bennett, baritone
The Gentlemen of Portsmouth Cathedral Choir
Marcus Wibberley, piano
David Price, conductor

traditional, arranged by William Drackett:
9 The Water is Wide
Louise Laprun, alto
Adrian Green, tenor
William Drackett, baritone
Harry Bennett, bass
Members of Portsmouth Cathedral Choir and Convivium Singers
William Drackett, conductor

traditional, arranged by Timothy Salter:
10 Blow the Wind Southerly
Convivium Singers
Alexander Norman, conductor

Hubert Parry:
11 There is an old belief
Convivium Singers
Alexander Norman, conductor

Hubert Parry:
12 Crossing the Bar
Convivium Singers
Malcolm Archer, conductor

Lowell Mason, arranged by Malcolm Archer:
13 Nearer, My God, to Thee
Penelope Appleyard, soprano
Adrian Green, tenor
Convivium Singers
Malcolm Archer, conductor

Recorded 17 September 2011 and 2 March, 16-17 April, 9-10 July 2012 in Portsmouth Cathedral, UK

Presented by the Baltic Exchange


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