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OXCD-136O SING JOYFULLY – Worcester College Boys' Choir OXCD-136 Star

Evensong is the principal service sung by the choirs of Worcester College Chapel, as well as by choirs across the University. This programme presents a collection of music representative of the typical Oxford Evensong today, recognising its centuries of history and the vast canon of music written for almost every aspect of its liturgy, much of which has links to the University. Directed by Thomas Allery.
OXCD-135ON CHRISTMAS NIGHT – Exeter College Chapel Choir OXCD-135 Star

Directed by Tim Muggeridge, with organist Bartosz Thiede, this is the first recording of festive music since it became a mixed-voice choir in 1996, exactly twenty years ago. It is also the choir’s first project that has come to fruition using the resource of crowdfunding. This means that every penny you spent on purchasing it goes directly into supporting the choir’s growing performance and outreach work.
OXCD-134EIGHT SONNETS – David Goode (Piano), Richard Lloyd Morgan (Baritone) OXCD-134

Music by David Goode, Words by Francis Warner. Score and CD available from Colin Smythe Publishers.

OXCD-130More Archive Recordings (1960-76). The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford OXCD-130
To commemorate the hundredth anniversary of his birth next year, Bernard Rose directs The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford in a selection of mainly BBC Choral Evensong broadcasts from the 1960s together with extracts from a concert given in Amsterdam in 1976. Also included is a rare opportunity to here the choirs of Magdalen & New College singing part of The Great Service by William Byrd from another BBC broadcast.
KBP107 David Gammie plays the organ at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Wimbledon KBP107

Recorded in October 2006 by Clarity Sound, Cranbrook, Kent to raise funds for the organ restoration fund. Built by J W Walker & Sons in 1912, the organ has 3 manuals and 50 speaking stops. OxRecs is pleased to sell this title on behalf of KB Productions.

OXCD-131Song of Wisdom (St John's College Choir, Oxford) OXCD-131

St John’s first admitted women students in 1979 and in October 2013, the two-thousandth woman matriculated. This milestone has been marked through a series of events in 2014 and 2015 to celebrate, inspire and sustain the achievements of the College’s women, and this CD has been released as part of those celebrations. Including a new anthem written by Richard Shephard.
OXCD-128On a lighter Note OXCD-128

Frikki Walker (Director of Music at St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow) plays a selection of mostly lighter repertoire that has proved popular with audiences in the concert halls played in over the years, and particularly at the daily organ concerts in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

OXCD-129The Church Music of Samuel Sebastian Wesley OXCD-129

Following on from last year’s release which received many favourable reviews St Peter’s College Chapel Choir directed by Roger Allen have recorded a CD devoted entirely to the works of Samuel Sebastian Wesley

OXCD-127Let there be Light OXCD-127

The Chapel Choir of Trinity College, Oxford
is delighted to release their forth CD on the OxRecs label. The choir directed by Benjamin Morrell, is under the professional eye of Ralph Allwood, previously Precentor and Director of Music at Eton College. On this release the choir sings a varied selection of European sacred music.
OXCD-123BLITZ REQUIEM – The Bach Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by David Hill. OXCD-124

Text by Francis Warner, Music by David Goode. Score and CD available from Colin Smythe Publishers.

OXCD-123Six Anthems (The Choir of King's College, Cambridge) OXCD-123

This CD is the outcome of over a decade's collaboration between three friends: David Goode as composer, Francis Warner as librettist, and Stephen Cleobury as choirmaster.

OXCD-121Anthems and Motets of the English Romantic Tradition (St Peter's College Choir) OXCD-121

The anthems and motets in this collection are representative of the revival in the fortunes of English Cathedral music that took place in the mid to late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Chapel Choir is a mixed voice ensemble of around twenty-five voices and directed by Roger Allen & David Quinn.
OXCD-115Southwell Splendour 2 OXCD-120

The Nicholson organ of Southwell Minster played by Paul Hale. The programme which has been conceived for your enjoyment is designed not only to be a satisfying concert in its own right, but to demonstrate how astonishingly versatile this organ is. Everything played on it sounds musical and effective. This instrument is a splendid example of British organ building at its imaginative best.
OXCD-117The Spires Resound OXCD-117

The Queen’s College has a strong musical tradition, and the mixed-voiced chapel choir of twenty-eight singers directed by Owen Rees is recognized as one of the finest such groups in Oxford and Cambridge. This 30 minute CD is available for only £5.00.

OXCD-115Sing we now of Christmas OXCD-115

The third in a series of recordings from the Chapel Choir of Trinity College, Oxford who sing a selection of Christmas favourites recorded in the generous acoustic of Keble College Chapel. Directed by Solomon Lau, with organist Michael Papadopoulos.

OXCD-116Archive Recordings from Magdalen College Choir, Oxford 1906-60 OXCD-116

This anthology of early recordings by Magdalen College Choir. From the late Victorian period to 1960. Includes material recorded over a century ago on the Odeon label, May Morning from a Pathé Newsreel soundtrack, and BBC choral evensong broadcasts. Only available to purchase from the college.
OXCD-114St Peter's College 50th Anniversary Concert OXCD-114

Private recording to celebrate 50th anniversary of St Peter's College. Featuring the Choir & Orchestra. Programme includes Michael Tippett Spirituals, Gerald Finzi Lo, the full final Sacrifice, Elgar 'Cello Concerto, Vaughan Williams An Oxford Elegy. Only available to purchase through the College.
OXCD-111Midwinter OXCD-111

Following on from the success of their previous CD release, St Mary's Cathedral Choir, Glasgow directed by Frikki Walker has recorded a selection of carols. Tracks include Angels' Carol (Rutter), Ding! dong! merrily on high (Wilberg), and In the bleak mid-winter (Gregson-Williams) who is better known for his soundtrack compositions for films such a Shrek! Order your copy now for next Christmas.
OXCD-112A Year in Wadham Chapel OXCD-112

Directed by Katie Pardee with Organist Julian Littlewood. This private commission features music sung in Wadham Chapel over the year. Includes two tracks played on the 1877 Henry Willis organ.

OXCD-110Organ Showcase (Vol 4) French Romantic Favourites from Hull City Hall OXCD-110

All the works recorded on this disc were to a large extent inspired by the organs of Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. This limited edition recording has just been released and can currently only be only be purchased from Roger Fisher's personal website.

OXCD-109Listen OXCD-109

Following on from their recent appearance on BBCTV's Songs of Praise during the summer of 2010, the Choir of St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow have released another CD recording featuring a selection of tracks which demonstrates that they are one of Scotland's finest choirs. Directed by Frikki Walker.
OXCD-106Tudor Church Music from Durham Cathedral OXCD-106

Following the success of OXCD-101 [More sweet to hear] Organs and Voices of Tudor England, this companion CD features the Wetheringsett organ, and uses editions primarily based on Durham manuscripts. A comprehensive 24pp colour booklet discusses issues arising from using material in the original part books and accompanied by this replica organ which is based upon a design and pitch used around the time these works were composed and performed. Durham Cathedral Choir and Durham Consort of Singers are directed by James Lancelot with Keith Wright - Organist.
OXCD-81Let God Arise OXCD-81

The Choir of St John's College, Oxford
. Some ten years after this recording was first made, this CD is available once more owing to popular request. With repertoire from some of the greatest of our British composers (including Parry, Howells, Stanford, Stainer, Wesley), it features a rarely-heard work by Bruce Montgomery, one time organ scholar at St John's. Recently re-released by popular demand.
OXCD-104The Grand Organ of Chester Cathedral OXCD-104

Philip Rushforth, who was appointed Director of Music at Chester Cathedral in 2007, demonstrates his musical virtuosity in a recital which is framed by two substantial works by Healey Willan.

OXCD-103Philip Rushforth plays the Organs of Southwell Minster and Chester Cathedral OXCD-103

With a selection of further items played on the organ of Chester Cathedral, Philip Rushforth supplements these with selected tracks previously available works played on the highly successful Southwell Splendour CD, which is now only available to download.

A Celebration of Candlemas... OXCD-102

Andrew Furniss directs the Choir of Oriel College, with organists Alexander Morrison and David Maw. The music on this recording represents the liturgical celebrations which take place in College on this day, with elaborate and joyful settings for both Communion service and Evensong.
OXCD-101Organs & Voices of Tudor England OXCD-101

Geoffrey Webber directs the Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge with organist Magnus Williamson. Featuring the Wetheringsett and Wingfield organs as provided by The Early English Organ Project, Royal College of Organists. A 40-page booklet describes the history and use of these type of organs during the Reformation with both sacred and secular, choral and keyboard interpretations of music performed at the time.
OXCD-100 World without end OXCD-100

The Chapel Choir of Trinity College, Oxford commemorates the 450th anniversary of this foundation with a recording of music covering the last four centuries. Directed by Katie Lee, with organist Peter Dutton.

By Purling Streams OXCD-98

Following the success of their previous CD, The Borromini Ensemble (Alan DavisRecorder, Sarah WestwoodSoprano, Jean GubbinsVioloncello, Richard SilkHarpsichord), plays a selection Baroque Pastoral Music from England, France, and Italy.

OXCD-95Service Music of Basil Harwood OXCD-95

A selection of lesser-known Morning Service arrangements are included in this recording by the Cathedral Singers of Christ Church, Oxford, where Basil Harwood was organist at the turn of the 19th century. Directed by Robert Webb with Peter Parshall (organ).

OXCD-96Deep River OXCD-96

Michael Smedley directs the prize-winning chamber choir Oxford Pro Musica Singers, here featuring Jacqueline Dankworth for their seventh CD. Feel the Spirit contains arrangements of seven well-known spirituals performed on this recording with a chamber orchestra, together with other contemporary works by Bob Chilcott and Harvey Brough.
OXCD-97Weelkes' Ninth Service OXCD-97

Judy Martin who is probably better known with the vocal ensemble VOCES SACRAE, directs the mixed-voice choir at Worcester College, Oxford. In September 2003, she took up the post of Director of Music at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. The cover design is by local artist Nicholas Mynheer and was specially commissioned for the CD.
Second Thoughts DAS.102-2

The Dartington Trio (Frances MasonViolin, Michael EvansVioloncello, and John Bryden – Piano) perform trios by Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms. But why Second Thoughts? Because the composers' alternative scoring makes for a refreshing look at these masterworks which are usually performed with flute and clarinet rather than violin) and horn (rather than 'cello).
OXCD-92Masterworks OXCD-92

The Dartington Piano Duo (John Bryden & Andrew Wendon) play duets by Brahms, Schubert, and W Mozart. The recording has been made on Andrew Wendon's Steinway Concert Grand previously chosen by Vladimir Ashkenazy for his CD recordings of the music of Chopin.

OXCD-93Coronation Anthems OXCD-93

The Cathedral Singers of Christ Church, Oxford directed by Robert Webb, and accompanied by Peter Parshall (organ), perform a popular selection of Coronation anthems recorded during a concert in the cathedral during the summer of 2002.

OXCD-91Scherzi Musicali OXCD-91

The Borromini Ensemble (Alan DavisRecorder, Sarah WestwoodSoprano, Jean GubbinsVioloncello, Richard SilkHarpsichord) perform works spanning the whole period of the Italian Baroque, from the birth of the seconda pratica to the late Baroque of Vivaldi.

OXCD-86La Nativité du Seigneur (Messiaen) OXCD-86

Louise Marsh plays Messiaen from Wakefield Cathedral. Each meditation in the booklet is accompanied by a visual representation depicted by Michael Anderson.

OXCD-74Ystym Colwyn Hall OXCD-74

Roger Fisher plays an all-Bach recital on the Peter Collins organ at Ystym Colwyn Hall, a private residence in the heart of Wales.

OXCD-71Town Hall Organ Classics OXCD-71

Leeds City Organist and Director of Music at the Minster, Simon Lindley plays a selection of popular classics on the organ of Leeds Town Hall.

OXCD-65The Organs of Eton College Vol 1 OXCD-65

Eton Music Scholars play four contrasting organs at probably the UK's best-known public school. Volume 1 features the Snetzler chamber organ and the Hill organ in Main Chapel.

OXCD-66The Organs of Eton College Vol 2 OXCD-66

Eton Music Scholars play four contrasting organs at probably the UK's best-known public school. Volume 2 features the Lewis/Hunter organ in Lower Chapel and the Flentrop in School Hall.

OXCD-59The Organs of Cambridge Vol 2 OXCD-59

An extended anthology of fourteen organs from the City and University of Cambridge. This title was one of four CDs originally released, the remaining three are available to download only. Various organists including Stephen Cleobury, Anne Page, Richard Marlow. This volume features the organs of Pembroke, Clare & Caius Colleges, and The Church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs.
OXCD-41The Organs of Oxford Vol1 OXCD-41

First anthology of eight organs from the City and University of Oxford. Various organists including Stephen Darlington and James Dalton. Volume 1 has the last recording of the Sheldonian pipeorgan which is no longer in use. Volume 2 featuring Christ Church Cathedral, Holywell Music Room, the University Church, and Oxford Town Hall is available to download only.
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La Réjouissance, a trumpet ensemble with organ accompaniment plays festive Baroque trumpet music from the French and English courts. Rousing music from Purcell, Stanley, Handel, Lully, Mouret & Charpentier.