Choir Recording

Coast to Country

coast to country

In April 2015 the choir recorded a new Compact Disc with Priory Records under the direction of Peter Argyle. The CD released in June 2015 entitled Coast to Country contains 20 tracks and is priced at £8. Available at choir concerts or from Sandy MacDonald, Tel: 01946 841538 / Don Messenger, Tel: 01946 63452.

Track No/Song Title:

Composed/Arranged By:
Running Time (min:sec):

1. 76 Trombones

M. Wilson, arr. Wm Stickles
2:35

2. L’il Liza Jane

arr. Geoffry Russell-Smith
2:02
3. Hand me Down My Silver Trumpet
arr. Rodney Thomas Jones
1:48
4. The Song of the Jolly Roger
C.F. Chudleigh-Candish
2:28
5. Jacob’s Ladder
arr. John Davies
1:35
6. All I ask of you
Andrew Lloyd Webber, arr.
Alwyn Humphreys
3:24
7. Hine E Hine
Te Rangi Pai, arr. Alwyn Humphreys
3:28
8. Ride the Chariot
arr. Wm Henry Smith
2:37
9. A Roman War Song
R. Wagner, arr. Percy Fletcher
2:42
10. Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Irving Berlin, arr. Denys Hood
2:49
11. What would I do without my music?
H. Middlebrooks/Bruce Belland
2:37
12. I Dreamed a Dream
C.M. Schonberg/A. Boublil
2:52
13. Bring him home
C.M Schonberg/A. Boublil
2:48
14. Do you hear the People Sing?
C.M. Schonberg/A. Boublil
2:18
15. An Evening’s Pastorale
Wilfrid Shaw
2:35
16. Some Enchanted Evening
R. Rodgers/O. Hammerstein
2:38
17. Softly as I leave you
A. de Vita/H. Shaper
2:32
18. You Raise me up
B. Graham/R. Lovland
3:23
19. Rachie
C. Roberts, arr. Alwyn Humphreys
2:34
20. Amen
arr. Alan Jenkins
2:41

 

25 Years of Song

In November 2002 the Choir recorded their first Compact Disc, entitled ’25 Years of Song’ this was to celebrate their silver jubilee year. The recording took place in a local church and was recorded and produced by Neil Collier of Priory Records, one of the leading choral music recording companies in the country. The CD is available for £5 at concerts, or £7.50 inclusive of P&P from the Concert Secretary (see Officials/Contacts page).

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Track No/Song Title:

Composed/Arranged By:
Running Time (min:sec):

1. With a voice of singing

Martin Shaw
2:35

2. Bring him home

Schonberg, arr. John Leavitt
3:03
3. Soldiers’ chorus from ‘Faust’
Charles Gounod
2:31
4. Sunset poem
A. H. D. Troyte
2:26
5. Rhythm of life
Cy Coleman, arr. Richard Barnes
3:18
6. By Babylon’s wave
Charles Gounod, arr. Percy Fletcher
6:57
7. Morte Criste
Emrys Jones
3:24
8. I’m gonna walk
arr. Alwyn Humphreys
1:43
9. The rose
Amanda McBroom, arr. Alwyn Humphreys
3:18
10. Goin’ home
Dvorak
4:39
11. March of Peers
Arthur Sullivan
4:30
12. A smuggler’s song
Arnold Williams
2:22
13. The Lord’s Prayer
Albert Hay Malotte
2:50
14. The Lost Chord
Arthur Sullivan, arr. A Simmons
3:48
15. When the Saints go marching in
arr. Denys Hood
2:16
16. Speed your journey
Giuseppe Verdi, arr. Sydney Northcote
2:47
17. My Lord what a mornin’
arr. Lee Gilliam
2:49
18. An American trilogy
arr. Alwyn Humphreys
4:30
19. Veni Jesu
Luigi Cherubini
2:21
20. Comrades in arms
Adolphe Adam
4:37
21. Gwahoddiad
John Tudor Davies

2:36

The choir have made several recordings for BBC Radio Carlisle, including an LP entitled Happening at St Andrew’s. They have also recorded several sea shanties for a permanent exhibition at The Beacon in Whitehaven. These can be heard on the mock-up of a ship’s deck in The Beacon.