Lichfield Cathedral Choir Discography

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From Darkness into Light (1981)

Lichfield Cathedral Choir directed by Jonathan Rees-Williams, with Peter King (organ); re-released as Advent and Christmas Music from Lichfield Cathedral by Priory in 2007

alpha LP ACA 503

1.1 Matins Responsory from Palestrina
1.2 Come, thou redeemer of the earth traditional, adapted Michael Praetorius
1.3 The truth sent from above traditional, arranged Ralph Vaughan Williams
tenor soloist: Geoffrey Talbot
1.4 Adam lay y bounden Peter Warlock
1.5 There is a flower springing arranged Michael Praetorius, canon by M Vulpius
treble soloists: Richard Simpkin, Paul James, Christopher Betts, Patrick Craig
1.6 People look east arranged Martin Shaw
1.7 A spotless rose Herbert Howells
bass soloist: David Hill
1.8 Lo, he comes with clouds descending descant adapted from Alan Gray
2.1 On this day earth shall ring H C Stewart
2.2 Lullay Lord Jesus George Thalben-Ball
2.3 O magnum mysterium Francis Poulenc
2.4 Hodie christus natus est Francis Poulenc
2.5 The shepherds' farewell Hector Berlioz
2.6 Ding! Dong! Merrily on high arranged Charles Wood
2.7 The Three Kings Peter Cornelius
bass solo: David Hill
2.8 Hark! The herald angels sing descant David Willcocks

Original recording recorded in Lichfield Cathedral, July 1981
Producer: Peter James
Production Assistants: Mark Hindley and Thomas Barnard
Executive Producer: Harry Mudd

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