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Greg Beardsell - Truro Cathedral Choir, Blossom Street

Greg Beardsell finds out about the history of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols and its connection to Cornwall. Plus Hilary Campbell about her choral group Blossom Street.

Greg Beardsell finds out about the history of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols and its connection to Cornwall with Christopher Gray, organist and director of music at Truro Cathedral, and talks to composer and conductor Hilary Campbell about her choral group, Blossom Street who've just come back from a tour of Japan.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Bob Chilcott

    The Rose in the Middle of Winter

    Choir: Commotio. Conductor: Matthew Berry.
    • NAXOS : 8 573159.
  • Traditional English

    Blow the wind southerly

    Choir: Blossom Street. Director: Hilary Campbell. Music Arranger: Hilary Campbell.
    • Naxos 8.573069.
    • 8.
  • David Bednall

    Noe, noe

    Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Director: Christopher Gray. Performer: Luke Bond.
    • Regent : REG CD 422.
  • Philip Stopford

    Do Not Be Afraid

    Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Director: Christopher Gray. Performer: Jamie Webster.
    • Regent : REGCD400.
  • Julian Philips

    I Sing of a Maiden

    Singer: Billy Lee. Singer: James Rogers. Singer: Byron Gregory. Choir: Truro Cathedral Choir. Director: Christopher Gray.
    • Regent : REG CD 422.
  • Russell Pascoe

    Kernow bys Vikken

    Choir: Cornwall Cambiata. Conductor: Angela Renshaw.
    • Private recording.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele BWV 69

    Choir: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS : 2031.
  • Thomas Hewitt Jones

    Formation

    Choir: Fairhaven Singers. Director: Ralph Woodward.
  • Gerald Finzi

    In Terra Pax

    Singer: Julia Doyle. Singer: Roderick Williams. Choir: City of London Choir. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton.
    • Naxos 8.572102.
    • 6.
  • A Campkin

    Sleep, Holy Babe

    Choir: Blossom Street. Director: Hilary Campbell.
    • Naxos 8.572868.
    • 1.
  • Peter Warlock

    The Rich Calvacade

    Choir: The Blossom Street Singers. Conductor: Hilary Campbell.
    • Preview copy.
  • Frank Martin

    Mass for double choir - Agnus Dei

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Director: James O╩╝Donnell.
    • Hyperion CDA 67017.
    • 5.

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