Kenneth Leighton Sacred Choral Works

Kenneth Leighton Sacred Choral Works

DCD34218 (Delphian Records, CD)

24-bit stereo
NEW RELEASE (29 November 2019)

Playing time: 79'36"
Tracks: 15
Booklet pages: 20
© 2019 Delphian Records Ltd
Main country of recording: UK
Country of manufacture: EU
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Kenneth Leighton Sacred Choral Works published on 2 March 2020

Listen: Kenneth Leighton: O sacrum convivium (track 11, 0:02-0:59)

Finn Hart-Brown, treble (tracks 2 and 12-15)
Carlo Massimo, treble (track 3)
Samuel Jenkins, tenor (tracks 4-7 and 12-15)
Olivia Massimo, treble (track 8)
Nora Trew-Rea, treble (tracks 9 and 10)
Mark Wood, bass (track 9)
Thomas Eddleston, treble (track 11)
Alan Rowland, bass (tracks 12-15)
Choir of St Mary's Cathedral Edinburgh
Joseph Beech, organ (tracks 1,2, 4-7 and 11-15)
Duncan Ferguson, conductor

Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988):

1 Lift up your heads, O ye gates

2 Awake my glory

3 Wassail all over the town (traditional Gloucestershire Wassail, arranged by Leighton)

Crucifixus pro nobis
4 Christ in the cradle
5 Christ in the garden
6 Christ in his Passion
7 Hymn (Drop, drop, slow tears)

8 Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child

9 What love of this is thine?

10 Of a rose is all my song

11 O sacrum convivium

Missa Sancti Petri
12 Kyrie eleison
13 Gloria in excelsis Deo
14 Sanctus & Benedictus
15 Agnus Dei

Recorded 11-15 March 2019 in St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, UK