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Marking 100 years since his death, Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry, today focusing on Parry’s connection with the long-running Three Choirs Festival.

Marking 100 years since his death, Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Hubert Parry, today focusing on Parry’s connection with the long-running Three Choirs Festival. Parry’s father, Thomas Gambier Parry, was energetic and generous in his efforts to ensure the Festival’s survival, and the Three Choirs was to prove an important platform for his son’s music.

Long Since In Egypt's Plenteous Land
Choir of Winchester Cathedral
Waynflete Singers
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Conductor, David Hill

Blest Pair of Sirens
The Choir of Westminster Abbey
Conductor, James O’Donnell
Daniel Cook (organ)

The Soul's Ransom
Section 2
'Hear ye this...'
'We look for light...'
'Why are ye so fearful...'
Della Jones (mezzo-soprano)
David Wilson Johnson (baritone)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Matthias Bamert
London Philharmonic Choir
Conductor, Richard Cooke

Symphony No.3 in C major (The English)
i. Allegro energetico
ii. Andante sostenuto
The London Philharmonic
Conductor, Matthias Bamert

59 minutes

Music Played

  • Hubert Parry

    Judith - Oratorio - "Long Since in Egypt's Plenteous Land"

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Choir: Waynflete Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • DECCA : 470-378-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 2.
  • Hubert Parry

    Blest Pair Of Sirens (extract)

    Performer: Daniel Cook. Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Conductor: James OʼDonnell.
    • Hyperion : CDA 68089.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Hubert Parry

    The Soul's Ransom - section 2

    Singer: Della Jones. Singer: David Wilson‐Johnson. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Choir: London Philharmonic Choir. Conductor: Matthias Bamert. Conductor: Richard Cooke.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-24131.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Hubert Parry

    Symphony No. 3 In C Major (English) - mvmnts 1 & 2

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-8896.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.

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