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A cappella arrangements

Some original songs, some classic numbers in a YouTube playlist.

Purcell O, Sing unto the Lord

Declare his honour (Download)
From the album The English Orpheus: Choral & Instrumental Music by Henry Purcell (2016, Priory Records), with Orpheus Britannicus directed by Andrew Arthur.

Duruflé Messe Cum jubilo

Domine, fili unigenite (Download)
From a performance with the Académie Vocale de Paris, directed by Iain Simcock, in November 2008.

Bach St John Passion

Betrachte, meine Seel (Download)
From a performance of the Bach St John Passion by La Chapelle du Hainault directed by the amiable Bruno Deletré on 13th March 2005, near Valenciennes.

Is you is?

Is you is or is you ain’t my baby? (Download)
From the Gentlemen of St John’s album Gently Does It.

Songs of Travel

These tracks are from a recital at the American Cathedral, Paris, on 22nd April 2005, with Iain Simcock at the piano, of Vaughan Williams’s Songs of Travel, poems by Robert Louis Stevenson, and Donald Swann’s The Road Goes Ever On, songs from J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.

The Vagabond (Download)
The first of the Songs of Travel.
Let Beauty Awake (Download)
The second of the Songs of Travel.
In the Willow-Meads of Tasarinan (Download)
A song sung by Treebeard the Ent.
Éowyn and the Nazgûl Lord (Download)
A reading.


On 9th June 2003 I did a recital of Debussy songs and piano music with Christopher Weston in the chapel of Clare College, Cambridge.

Sarabande (Download)
C’est l’extase (Download)
The first of the Ariettes Oubliées, words by Verlaine.

Chanson d’Amiens

I learnt the spoons to record this antidote to the Chanson d’Avignon.

Chanson d’Amiens (Download)
A full instrumental arrangement was recorded by a group at the University of Calgary.

Last updated 2021/06/27