Image

O Gladsome Light: Sacred Songs, Hymns & Meditations


Add To Wish List + $17.99 - Out of stock

In collaboration with world-class musicians – pianist Steven Philcox, violinist Marie Bérard, and violist Keith Hamm – tenor Lawrence Wiliford brings his acclaimed interpretive skill in song to music of early 20th century England that is beautiful, humble, and intimate. This survey of sacred songs and hymns by Gustav Holst, his pupil Edmund Rubbra, and his lifelong friend and colleague Ralph Vaughan Williams, visits the melodic and sacred themes that are common among the three composers. It devotes particular attention to Rubbra’s songs, which are less well known than many by his two senior colleagues. Edmund Rubbra’s writing draws from the modal harmonies of early sacred music and Celtic folk traditions. In addition to several songs by Rubbra, O Gladsome Light also includes Variations on a Phrygian Theme for solo violin and Meditations on a Byzantine Hymn for solo viola, two works that highlight the composers’ lyrical, modal style and feature the soloists Marie Bérard and Keith Hamm. Paired with Rubbra are the Holst Four Songs for voice and violin and the Vaughan Williams Four Hymns for tenor, viola and piano producing a meditative and musically satisfying program of sacred music that can be listened to during Christmas, Lent and throughout the year.
Facts
Item number 5060192780765
Barcode 5060192780765
Release date 10/20/2017
Category Classical Music
Label STONE RECORDS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 1
Performers
Classical Artist Wiliford, Lawrence
Disc: 1
4 Songs, Op. 3500:07:00
1 4 Songs, Op. 35: No. 1, Jesu Sweet 00:02:56 Bérard, Marie Wiliford, Lawrence
2 4 Songs, Op. 35: No. 2, My Soul Has Nought but Fir 00:01:06 Bérard, Marie Wiliford, Lawrence
3 4 Songs, Op. 35: No. 3, I Sing of a Maiden 00:01:38 Bérard, Marie Wiliford, Lawrence
4 4 Songs, Op. 35: No. 4, My Leman Is So True 00:02:35 Bérard, Marie Wiliford, Lawrence
A Hymn to the Virgin, Op. 13, No. 200:02:00
5 A Hymn to the Virgin, Op. 13 No. 2 00:02:24 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
Cradle Song, Op. 8, No. 100:01:00
6 Cradle Song, Op. 8 No. 1 00:01:09 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
Jesukin, Op. 4, No. 200:02:00
7 Jesukin, Op. 4 No. 2 00:01:44 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
Variations on a Phrygian Theme, Op. 10500:07:00
8 Variations on a Phrygian Theme, Op. 105 00:06:35 Bérard, Marie
A Prayer, Op. 17, No. 100:01:00
9 A Prayer, Op. 17 No. 1 00:01:21 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
The heart worships00:04:00
10 The Heart Worships, H. 95 00:03:09 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
Rune of Hospitality, Op. 1500:02:00
11 Rune of Hospitality, Op. 15 00:01:44 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
The Mystery, Op. 4, No. 100:01:00
12 The Mystery, Op. 4 No. 1 00:01:08 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
Meditations on a Byzantine Hymn, Op. 117, "O quand00:11:00
13 Meditations on a Byzantine Hymn, Op. 117 "O quando 00:11:55 Hamm, Keith
Rosa Mundi, Op. 200:02:00
14 Rosa Mundi, Op. 2 00:02:35 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
4 Hymns00:13:00
15 4 Hymns: No. 1, Lord! Come Away 00:03:45 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven Hamm, Keith
16 4 Hymns: No. 2, Who Is This Fair One? 00:04:10 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven Hamm, Keith
17 4 Hymns: No. 3, Come Love, Come Lord 00:03:31 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven Hamm, Keith
18 4 Hymns: No. 4, Evening Hymn 00:03:09 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven Hamm, Keith
A Duan of Barra, Op. 2000:02:00
19 A Duan of Barra, Op. 20 00:02:04 Wiliford, Lawrence Philcox, Steven
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like O Gladsome Light: Sacred Songs, Hymns & Meditations, please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
$17.99
J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier
Image
$17.99
Sonatenabend
Image
$17.99
Deck the Halls
Image
$17.99
Bach: Trio Sonatas
The Complete Havergal Brian Songbook, Vol. 2 5060192780277 4/1/2014 $17.99
Corp: Lullaby for a Lost Soul 5060192780413 3/1/2014 $17.99
Few in stock Buy +
Carr: Seven Last Words from the Cross 5060192780376 11/1/2013 $17.99
Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Robert Costin) 5060192780291 7/1/2013 $17.99
Delius and His Circle 5060192780130 2/1/2012 $17.99
Fantasy 5060192780017 2/1/2010 $17.99
Image Image
My account
My cart: 0 items