The Call of Wisdom Tenebrae & Nigel Short
- Will Todd (1970):
- 1Te Deum: No. 4. Psalm 23, "The Lord Is My Shepherd"04:48
- 2Stay with me Lord07:44
- 3The Call of Wisdom05:12
- 4St. Cuthbert: Man Unkind05:09
- 5My Lord Has Come03:25
- 6Te Deum: No. 3. That We May Love Again06:21
- 7Vidi Speciosam07:03
- 8Among Angels: No. 1. Fear Not05:35
- 9Among Angels: No. 2. Find only Joy03:08
- 10Among Angels: No. 3. Seek out Light05:54
- 11You Have Seen the House Built05:42
- 12Songs of Love: No. 3. I Sing Because …06:39
Info for The Call of Wisdom
Will Todd is one of the UKs most popular and performed modern choral composers. His output includes works for choir, stage works, and orchestral works, and his music has been featured on BBC Radio 2, 3 and 4 and Classic FM, and performed all over the UK, Europe and the USA. On this disc, Nigel Short conducts superlative performances of his works by his BBC Music Magazine Award-winning choir Tenebrae and the English Chamber Orchestra.
This compilation of his works includes the premiere recording of a new comission 'The Call of Wisdom', which on June 5th 2012 will be presented on the occasion of a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral for the Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
" ... [a] disc of miniature but perfectly formed musical marvels." (Gramophone)
„Is Will Todd slowly morphing into the new John Rutter? This soothingly mellifluous collection of 12 short choral pieces suggests as much. Tenebrae, a crack choir, sings it all immaculately.“ (BBC Music Magazine)
English Chamber Orchestra
Nigel Short, conductor
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