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Vital Spark Of Heav'nly Flame / Holman, Psalmody, Et Al


Release Date: 04/14/1998 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67020   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edward HarwoodJohn PixellRobert WainwrightHenry Harington,   ... 
Performer:  Timothy Kenworthy-BrownTimothy RobertsPatrick McCarthy
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of InstrumentsPsalmody
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Once again Peter Holman's scholarship offers a fascinating glimpse of a neglected repertoire' (BBC Music Magazine) 'An infectious CD bringing to life a neglected period and its forgotten music. What fun parish music must have been for the likes of Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Blake or Thackeray' (Classic CD) 'Once again Peter Holman's scholarship offers a fascinating glimpse of a neglected repertoire' (BBC Music Magazine) 'An infectious CD bringing to life a neglected period and its forgotten music. What fun parish music must have been for the likes of Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Blake or Thackeray' (Classic CD) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Vital spark of heav'nly flame by Edward Harwood
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1765; England 
2. When rising from the bed of death by John Pixell
Performer:  Timothy Kenworthy-Brown (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1775; England 
3. The Lord is risen by Robert Wainwright
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1770; England 
4. I heard a voice from heaven by Henry Harington
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1778; England 
5. Might I in thy sight appear by Samuel Wesley
Performer:  Timothy Roberts (Organ), Patrick McCarthy (Tenor)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; England 
6. O Lord, what is man! by William Gardiner
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1812; England 
7. Spirit, leave thine house of clay! by John Fawcett
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1840; England 
8. Now is Christ risen from the dead by John Fawcett
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1840; England 
9. Saul, HWV 53: Dead March by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; London, England 
Notes: Arranged: Edward Miller 
10. Christ, being raised from the dead by Stephen Jarvis
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1816; England 
11. Rejoice, the Lord is King, HWV 286 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1747; England 
Notes: Arranged: Samuel Wesley 
12. Artaxerxes: Overture - Minuet "Arlington" by Thomas Augustine Arne
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Harrison.
Composition written: England (1762).
Composition revised: England (1777). 
13. Alas! and did my Saviour bleed? by Richard Taylor
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1788; England 
14. Yes! the Redeemer rose by Richard Taylor
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1803; England 
15. Angels, roll the rock away! by Richard Taylor
Conductor:  Peter Holman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parley of Instruments,  Psalmody
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1800; England 

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