Regent Records

New and forthcoming releases

VOX CLARA:

Music by Gabriel Jackson

The Choir of Truro Cathedral directed by Christopher Gray, Luke Bond (organ), Joel Garthwaite (saxophone)

REGCD479

 

‘...irresistible allure. Not a note is superfluous, the formal shaping is always elegant, and it's always written with the performers first in mind.’

Sunday Times July 2016

 

A glorious collection of recent works for choir, saxophone, and organ by one of Britain’s foremost and most celebrated composers. Fourteen pieces are receiving first recordings, including a beautiful work for saxophone and organ and a Chorale Prelude for solo organ, composed for William Whitehead’s Orgelbüchlein Project.

DAVID BEDNALL:

Stabat Mater, Marian Suite, Ave Maria

Jennifer Pike (violin) Beneden Chapel Choir, David Bednall (organ), directed by Edward Whiting

REGCD481

 

David Bednall’s setting of the Stabat Mater and Ave Maria are both works for upper voices, violin and organ. The Marian Suite for violin and organ, was written especially for this recording.

 

‘…firmly established as one of the leading choral composers of this generation’

Choir & Organ July/August 2016

New DVD/CD set

PETER KING PLAYS THE KLAIS ORGAN OF BATH ABBEY

Peter King, Organist Emeritus of Bath Abbey, having been the Abbey’s Director of Music for thirty years (1986–2016), performs a wideranging concert demonstrating the virtuosity and versatility of both player and instrument in the beautiful acoustic of Bath Abbey. Extra features include a demonstration of the organ, a brief account of the Abbey’s history, and a talk about the music performed. A CD audio-only recording of the organ concert is also included.

 

REGDVD003 Region free DVD Video in 5.0 and stereo

 

Fantaisie et Fugue in B flat, Op. 18, No. 6 Boëly; Fantaisie No. 1 in E flat Saint-Saëns; Moto Ostinato

Eben; Prelude and Fugue in E minor Mendelssohn; 7 Chorale Preludes J S Bach; Les Anges (La

Nativité du Seigneur) Messiaen; Naïades (Pièces de Fantaisie, Quatrième Suite, Op. 55) Vierne; The

94th Psalm, Sonata Reubke.

 

“He is a virtuoso of world class... I’m astonished at his bravura; nothing fazes him... and he plays with such élan, and with such passion, such commitment...”

Chris de Souza describing Peter King’s Liszt 3-CD set (REGCD278) on BBC Radio 3’s CD Review.

 

 

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