Paul Spicer
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1952
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Paul Spicer

Paul Spicer Biography (Wikipedia)

Paul Spicer (born 6 June 1952) is an English composer, conductor, and organist. He taught choral conducting at the Royal College of Music and conducted the RCM Chamber Choir between 1995 and 2008. He currently teaches conducting at the Birmingham Conservatoire and conducts their chamber choir which records for Somm Records. He also teaches at Oxford and Durham universities. Since 2004 he has been the conductor of the Petersfield Festival. He was Senior Producer for BBC Radio 3 for the Midlands Region based in Birmingham between 1984 and 1990 after which he moved to be Artistic Director of the Lichfield Festival. He also produced for various record companies over many years. He founded the Finzi Singers in 1984 making many recordings for Chandos Records. He conducts the Birmingham Bach Choir and the Whitehall Choir in London. His compositions include two oratorios for Easter and for Advent with libretti by the Dr Tom Wright and a choral symphony 'Unfinished Remembering' (2014) to a libretto by Euan Tait commemorating the outbreak of World War 1. He runs a series of choral courses under the banner of The English Choral Experience based mainly at Abbey Dore in Herefordshire.

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Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Souls of the Righteous
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The Souls of the Righteous
Michael Tippett
Lilliburlero
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Lilliburlero
Michael Tippett
Deep river (Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time)
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Deep river (Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time)
Kenneth Leighton
Crucifixus Pro Nobis
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Crucifixus Pro Nobis
Kenneth Leighton
Mass for Double Choir
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Mass for Double Choir
John Joubert
Torches
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Torches
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Full fathom five (Three Shakespeare Songs, No 1)
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Full fathom five (Three Shakespeare Songs, No 1)
Peter Warlock
A Cornish Christmas Carol
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A Cornish Christmas Carol
Paul Spicer
In a field as I lay
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In a field as I lay
John Joubert
Autumn Rain, Op. 105
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Autumn Rain, Op. 105

Autumn Rain, Op. 105

Choir
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
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Gerald Finzi
Lo, the full, final sacrifice Op.26
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Lo, the full, final sacrifice Op.26
Kenneth Leighton
What Love is this of Thine?
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What Love is this of Thine?
Kenneth Leighton
God's Grandeur
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God's Grandeur
Ernest John Moeran
The River-God's Song (Songs of Springtime)
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The River-God's Song (Songs of Springtime)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Three Shakespeare Songs
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Three Shakespeare Songs
Richard Rodney Bennett
One Equal Music
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One Equal Music

One Equal Music

Choir
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
Richard Rodney Bennett
I wonder as I wander
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I wonder as I wander

I wonder as I wander

Choir
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
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Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lover's Ghost (Five English Folk Songs)
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The Lover's Ghost (Five English Folk Songs)
Samuel Barber
Reincarnations
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Reincarnations

Reincarnations

Choir
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
Ernest John Moeran
Good wine for chorus and piano
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Good wine for chorus and piano
John Joubert
To Mistress Isabel Pennell (3 Portraits For Chorus)
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To Mistress Isabel Pennell (3 Portraits For Chorus)

To Mistress Isabel Pennell (3 Portraits For Chorus)

Choir
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
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Charles Villiers Stanford
8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 6. The Swallow
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8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 6. The Swallow

8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 6. The Swallow

Choir
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
John Joubert
A Hymne to God the Father
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A Hymne to God the Father

A Hymne to God the Father

Orchestra
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
Sir James MacMillan
Invocation
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Invocation

Invocation

Orchestra
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
Ernest John Moeran
Spring, the sweet Spring (Songs of Springtime)
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Spring, the sweet Spring (Songs of Springtime)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
A Vision of Aeroplanes
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A Vision of Aeroplanes
Michael Tippett
Steal away (A Child of Our Time)
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Steal away (A Child of Our Time)
Michael Tippett
Steal Away (A Child of Our Time)
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Steal Away (A Child of Our Time)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Five English Folk-Songs: Just as the Tide was Flowing
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Five English Folk-Songs: Just as the Tide was Flowing
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir, Paul Spicer & Samuel Barber
God's Grandeur for double chorus
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God's Grandeur for double chorus

God's Grandeur for double chorus

Performer
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Edward Elgar
Three Part Songs Op. 18 - No. 3 'My Love dwelt in a Northern Land'
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Three Part Songs Op. 18 - No. 3 'My Love dwelt in a Northern Land'
Edward Elgar
Two Part-Songs, Op. 71: 2. The Fountain
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Two Part-Songs, Op. 71: 2. The Fountain
Edward Elgar
Two Part Songs, Op. 81: 1. The Shower
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Two Part Songs, Op. 81: 1. The Shower
Engelbert Humperdinck
Evening Prayer (Hänsel und Gretel)
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Evening Prayer (Hänsel und Gretel)
Engelbert Humperdinck
Abends will ich schlafen geh'n
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Abends will ich schlafen geh'n

Abends will ich schlafen geh'n

Performer
Birmingham Bach Choir, Fine Arts Brass Ensemble
Conductor
Gerald Finzi
God is gone up
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God is gone up
E. J. Moeran, The Finzi Singers & Paul Spicer
Songs of Springtime
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Songs of Springtime
Michael Tippett
Spirituals From 'A Child Of Our Time'
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Spirituals From 'A Child Of Our Time'
John Joubert
South Of The Line Op.109, A Christmas Ghost Story
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South Of The Line Op.109, A Christmas Ghost Story

South Of The Line Op.109, A Christmas Ghost Story

Performer
Nicholas Wearne
Choir
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
John Joubert
O Lorde, The Maker Of Al Thing - Anthem Op.7b For Satb And Organ
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O Lorde, The Maker Of Al Thing - Anthem Op.7b For Satb And Organ

O Lorde, The Maker Of Al Thing - Anthem Op.7b For Satb And Organ

Performer
Nicholas Wearne
Choir
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
John Joubert
Autumn Rain, Op. 105
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Autumn Rain, Op. 105

Autumn Rain, Op. 105

Performer
Domonkos Csabay
Director
Ralph Vaughan Williams
O Vos Omnes
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O Vos Omnes
Charles Villiers Stanford
8 Partsongs Op.119: no.4; The Train
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8 Partsongs Op.119: no.4; The Train

8 Partsongs Op.119: no.4; The Train

Choir
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Conductor
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