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Hawes: Fair Albion - Visions Of England / Thomas, Lloyd Webber

Hawes / Thomas / Duke Quartet
Release Date: 01/01/2009 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 178  
Composer:  Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan ThomasJulian Lloyd WebberClaire JonesPatrick Hawes,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raven String QuartetPrague Symphony OrchestraBrno Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

“Patrick Hawes has carved out a niche as a contemporary composer who writes melodic, atmospheric and, frankly, beautiful music” The Gramophone *****

“Hawes’s admirers will find much here to confirm their warm response to his music’s quiet strength and individuality” Classic FM Magazine

“… the continuing rise of Patrick Hawes is one of the most remarkable stories of recent years … Hawes conjures up vivid images of the English countryside by drawing upon its indigenous literary, poetic and religious traditions.” The Gramophone

In recent years, Patrick Hawes has emerged as one of the country’s most popular and inspirational composers. Born in Lincolnhire, he studied music as an organ scholar at Durham
Read more University, and soon went on to make an impact in the world of choral music. April 2009 saw the release of Patrick’s latest album Song of Songs which was made CD of the week on Classic FM.
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Works on This Recording

1.
The Call by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raven String Quartet
2.
Reflexionem by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Claire Jones (Harp)
3.
Ascension by Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raven String Quartet
4.
Fair Albion by Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Symphony Orchestra
5.
A Birthday by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Claire Jones (Harp)
6.
Broadland Preludes (3) for Piano by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Patrick Hawes (Piano)
7.
Lazarus Requiem: Requiem aeternam by Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brno Chamber Orchestra,  Brno Chamber Choir
8.
Gloriette by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Patrick Hawes (Piano)
9.
How Hill by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Claire Jones (Harp)
10.
Cantate domino by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Christian Forshaw (Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sanctuary
11.
After the Rain by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Patrick Hawes (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duke String Quartet
12.
The Darkening Thrush by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  David Stout (Baritone), Patrick Hawes (Piano)
13.
Quanta Qualia by Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brno Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 

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