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Hawes: Song Of Songs / Elin Manahan Thomas, Roger Sayer, English Chamber Orchestra


Release Date: 06/30/2009 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 162   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Roger SayerElin Manahan ThomasJanet CoxwellJack Liebeck,   ... 
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Patrick Hawes has quickly established himself as one of the UKs leading composers, writing in a personal and thoroughly English style that has endeared him to the listening public. This new disc of choral and organ works centers on the mystery and beauty of the words of the Old Testament with stunning performances from Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thoms, alongside Patricks own choral group Conventus and the English Chamber Orchesta. Patrick Hawes has quickly established himself as one of the UKs leading composers, writing in a personal and thoroughly English style that has endeared him to the listening public. This new disc of choral and organ works centers on the mystery and beauty of the words of the Old Testament with stunning performances from Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thoms, alongside Patricks own choral group Conventus and the English Chamber Orchesta. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Song of Songs: Love's Promise by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Roger Sayer (Organ), Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2. Song of Songs: Rhapsody by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
3. Song of Songs: Many Waters by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ), Janet Coxwell (Soprano)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
4. Song of Songs: Faint with Love by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
5. Song of Songs: Love's Echo by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Jack Liebeck (Violin), Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6. Song of Songs: Song of Songs by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Roger Sayer (Organ), Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7. Perfect Love by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
8. When Israel was a Child by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Roger Sayer (Organ), Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
9. The Lord's Prayer by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ), Christopher Watson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
10. O Lord Our Governor by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
11. The Vauday Part Songs: The Oaks by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Roger Sayer (Organ), Suzanne Wilson (Soprano), Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano),
Christopher Watson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
12. The Vauday Part Songs: Stone by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Suzanne Wilson (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ),
Christopher Watson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
13. The Vauday Part Songs: The Carriageway by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Suzanne Wilson (Soprano), Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Roger Sayer (Organ),
Christopher Watson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
14. The Vauday Part Songs: In Memoriam by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Roger Sayer (Organ), Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano), Christopher Watson (Tenor),
Suzanne Wilson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Patrick Hawes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
15. Toccata by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Roger Sayer (Organ)
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 

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