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Music for seafarers -
heard by
HOWARD SMITH

'... a lot to recommend it ...'

Music for Seafarers - Anthems, Hymns, Partsongs and Folk-songs. © 2012 Convivium Records

The young semi-professional Convivium singers and Portsmouth Cathedral choristers have entered an area of marine song in which the competition on either side of the Atlantic is extensive and fierce. Furthermore, the sound balance does the singers no favours. The voices are distanced to an unfortunate degree almost as though these Portsmouth choristers were concealed behind a high shoreline sand dune.

Their programme opens with Grayson Ives' They that go down to the sea in ships (Psalm 107)...

Copyright © 29 May 2014 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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MUSIC FOR SEAFARERS

CARSON COOMAN

JONATHAN DOVE

JOHN IRELAND

CHARLES HUBERT HASTINGS PARRY

CHORAL MUSIC

ENGLAND

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