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A Poem of Dancing

A Poem of DancingTimothy Salter’s paean to dancing, a setting of verses by the sixteenth
century poet Sir John Davies. A richly dramatic performance conducted by the composer


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A Poem of Dancing
Jessica Townsend clarinet, The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter conductor
USK 1229CDS

 

The Country of the Stars

The Country of the StarsLyrical, impassioned, ebullient… works by ten composers displaying the
vitality and variety of recent British choral music. Première recordings: Bainbridge, Cashian, Casken, Jackson, Lutyens, Matthews, Oliver, Salter, Skempton & Young

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The Country of the Stars
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter conductor
USK 1224CS

Philip Cashian : Music for an empty sky
John Casken : The land of spices
Timothy Salter : The white and the walk of the morning
(I Moonrise,  II -Untitled- , III The caged skylark,  IV Inversnaid)
Simon Bainbridge : Herbsttag
Colin Matthews : A rose at Christmas
Douglas Young : Canticle
Stephen Oliver : O fons amoris *audio clip below*
Howard Skempton : Two Poems of Edward Thomas (I Two pewits 2 Sowing)
Gabriel Jackson : Lux mortuorum
Elisabeth Lutyens : The country of the stars

 

Chains of Gold

Chains of GoldSacred Choral Music of the English Renaissance Anthems and motets by Byrd, Morley, Tomkins & Weelkes. The glory of the late English Renaissance, brilliantly displayed.


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Chains of Gold
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter conductor
USK 1222CD/1222MC

William Byrd : Psallite Domino *audio clip below*
William Byrd : Laetentur coeli
William Byrd : Unam petii a domino
Thomas Tomkins : O Israel, if thou return
Thomas Tomkins : Holy, holy, holy
Thomas Tomkins : Withdraw not thy mercy
Thomas Tomkins : Arise, O Lord, into thy resting place
William Byrd : Haec dies
William Byrd : Save me, O God
William Byrd : O salutaris hostia
William Byrd : Alleluia. Ascendit Deus
Thomas Morley : Gaude Maria Virgo
Thomas Morley : Agnus Dei
Thomas Morley : Laboravi in gemitu meo
Thomas Morley : Domine fac mecum
Thomas Weelkes : Gloria in excelsis Deo
Thomas Weelkes : When David heard
Thomas Weelkes : O mortal man
Thomas Weelkes : O Jonathan
Thomas Weelkes : O Lord arise

 

Love’s Tempest

Love's Tempest

Late Romantic Choral Music. Coleridge – Taylor, Elgar, Parry, Stanford.  Rich, late Romantic music – these secular songs, some long neglected, are amongst their composers’ finest achievements.


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Love’s Tempest
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter conductor
USK 1222CD

C Hubert H. Parry : What voice of gladness
C Hubert H. Parry : Sorrow and pain
C Hubert H. Parry : Since thou, O fondest
C Hubert H. Parry : O love, they wrong thee much
C Hubert H. Parry : There rolls the deep
C Hubert H. Parry : My delight and thy delight
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor : The evening star
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor : The sea shell
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor : All my stars forsake me from Op. 67
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor : The lee shore
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor : Summer is gone
Edward Elgar : Love’s tempest
Edward Elgar : The prince of sleep
Edward Elgar : The fountain Op.71 No.2
Edward Elgar : Go, song of mine Op.57
Edward Elgar : My love dwelt in a northern land
Edward Elgar : O wild west wind Op.53 No.3  *audio clip below*
Charles Villiers Stanford : God and the universe from song Op.97
Charles Villiers Stanford : Heraclitus Op.110 No.4
Charles Villiers Stanford : The swallow Op.119 No.6
Charles Villiers Stanford : On time Op.142
Charles Villiers Stanford : The bluebird Op.119 No.3
Charles Villiers Stanford : The anglers’ song

 

Scandinavian Choral Music

Scandinavian Choral MusicMusic from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden ranging from the haunting to the exuberant.

 

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Scandinavian Choral Music

The Ionian Singers, Matthew Brook baritone, Marianne Cotterill soprano, Timothy Salter conductor
USK 1218CD

Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller : Tre Madonnasange Op.65 *audio clip below*
Edward Grieg : Fire Salmer Op.74
Edward Grieg : Ave maris stella
Wilhelm Stenhammar : Tre a cappella korsange
Selim Palmgren : Kesäilta
Selim Palmgren : Drömvisa
Selim Palmgren : Kevätperhot
Jean Sibelius : Män från slätten och havet Op. 65a
Jean Sibelius : Rakastava Op.14

 

Early One Morning

Early One Morning20 Traditional English Folk Song Arrangements by Timothy Salter Poignant, lively, sad, witty – the richness of English folk song in Timothy Salter’s highly individual settings of musical distinction. Widely acclaimed and
enjoyed by concert audiences in many countries

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Early one Morning

The Ionian Singers, Charles Metcalfe tenor, Thalia Myers piano, Alexander Neal Percussion, Timothy Salter conductor
USK 1215CD

Early One Morning
O Waly, Waly
The Seeds of Love
A Frog he Would a-Wooing go
The Tailor and the Mouse
The Frog and the Mouse
Bonny at Morn
Blow the Wind Southerly
Elsie Marley
Dashing away with the Smoothing Iron *audio clip below*
Widdecombe Fair
O No John!
The Oak and the Ash
The Miller of the Dee
The Trees so High
The Willow Tree
Cold Blows the Wind
O Soldier, Soldier
The Wraggle Taggle Gipsies
Strawberries Fair

 

20th Century British Choral Music

20th Century Choral MusicErik Jacobsen – percussion, Thalia Myers – piano. The rich diversity of
contemporary British choral music displayed in performances of great vitality and presence.

 

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20th Century British Choral Music
USK 1216 CD

The Ionian Singers, Eric Jacobsen percussion, Thalia Myers piano, Timothy Salter conductor

Thea Musgrave : Rorate Coeli
Jonathan Harvey : I love the Lord
Jonathan Harvey : Come, Holy Ghost
Alun Hoddinott : Lady and Unicorn
Elizabeth Maconchy : Sirens’ Song
Elisabeth Lutyens : Verses of Love
Timothy Salter : Katharsios *audio clip below*
Timothy Salter : Eternity

 

Lacrimae Rerum

LacrimaeCello, organ and chorus Paul Marleyn – cello, Thalia Myers – organ. A major new work, powerful and haunting, concerning the transience of mortal things and the spiritual significance of the natural world.


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Lacrimae rerum
USK 1223CDS

The Ionian Singers, Paul Marleyn cello, Thalia Myers piano, Timothy Salter conductor