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Another Gem

New music for choir
and ancient instruments -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... this musical melting pot has some unexpected tastes, and surprising delights abound from beginning to end.'

Set Upon the Rood - New Music for Choir and Ancient Instruments. Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. © 2017 Delphian Records Ltd

Ideas for this programme on the issue in hand started taking shape after a very successful undertaking in the summer of 2004, when the Caius Choir sang a new work by Barnaby Brown — Adiutor laborantium, featuring the composer playing the local traditional Sardinian instrument, the launeddas. As time went by, the excitement of performing a new composition using an ancient instrument was such that plans for a more extended second project involving several composers and a wide range of ancient instruments started to materialize. Over subsequent years the project became more of a reality, and the disc under review is the culmination of a long period of hard work and immense dedication...

Copyright © 13 June 2017 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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SET UPON THE ROOD: NEW MUSIC FOR CHOIR & ANCIENT INSTRUMENTS

GONVILLE AND CAIUS COLLEGE

DELPHIAN RECORDS LTD

CAMBRIDGE

OXFORD

JAMES MACMILLAN

CHORAL MUSIC

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

ORGAN MUSIC

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