Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
1872 Henry Willis; 1992 Mander organ of Saint Paul’s, London
Join us this week in a celebration of the memorable creations of Englishman Herbert Howells, whose splendid works for organs and choirs delight our souls and senses alike.
HERBERT HOWELLS: Psalm Preludes, Set I, Number 3: Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil –Christopher Dearnley (1872 Henry Willis; 1992 Mander/Cathedral of St. Paul, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66394
HERBERT HOWELLS: Flourish, from Three Pieces; Tranquillo, Allegro Scherzando and Allegro Impetuoso, from Six Short Pieces –Philip Kenyon (1927 Harrison/Charterhouse Chapel, Middlesex, England, UK) Herald CD-115
HERBERT HOWELLS: Anthem, Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks –Choir of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London, John Scott, conductor; Christopher Dearnley (1872 Henry Willis; 1992 Mander/Cathedral of St. Paul, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66260
HERBERT HOWELLS: Hymn, All my hope is ever founded –Choir of Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Dennis Townhill, conductor; Peter Backhouse (1879 Henry Willis/St. Mary Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) Priory PRCD376
This program was originally issued as #9241 in October 1992.