When David Heard

When David Heard

When David Heard
Director of Music: 
Andrew Nethsingha
Organ Scholar: 
Freddie James
Release date: 
September 2014
Record label: 
Chandos (Chaconne)
Catalogue number: 
CHAN 0804
Awards: 
Critics' Choice
Gramophone
December 2014

Our ninth CD recorded with Andrew Nethsingha under our recording contract with Chandos is a collection of music by Thomas Tomkins entitled 'When David Heard'. The disc contains a number of solo instrumental pieces, including 'A Sad Pavan for these distracted times' which was performed on the Chamber Organ by Freddie James. The disc went on sale on Monday 2 September 2014.

Track list

  1. When David heard that Absalom was slain
  2. Almighty God, which hast knit together
  3. Magnificat
  4. Nunc Dimittis
  5. Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom
  6. A Sad Pavan for these distracted times
  7. My shepherd is the living Lord
  8. Lord Behold, I bring you glad tidings
  9. Voluntary in A minor
  10. Jubilate
  11. Clarifica me Pater
  12. Te Deum

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  • Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
  • Psalm 18 vv. 1-6 (tone i)
  • Readings: Ezekiel 36.22-27, Acts 19.1-10
  • Howells (Collegium Regale)
  • Elgar: Give unto the Lord
  • Voluntary: Bach  Prelude in C minor

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