Angeli Vocal ensemble, pianist Michael Kieran Harvey, chamber choir Ensemble Gombert, and the Four Seasons String Quartet perform the music of Melbourne composer Vaughan McAlley. It is a fascinating exploration of music written for 4 parts, and up to 40 parts in Vaughan's unique approach to counterpoint.
The Australian Chamber Choir performs motets by J.S. Bach and two of his sons, Johann Micheal Bach and Johann Christoph Bach.
Psalms and chants from the Anglican and Taizé traditions, plus two hymns, directed by Peter Chapman. This recording by Cantus Choro demonstrates Peter's love of the Anglican psalm tradition, his lively musicianship and care for phrasing and words.
This CD from the internationally acclaimed Choir of Ormond College, celebrates the fun side of singing! Directed by Douglas Lawrence.
Hymns sung by the 'Sing Alleluia Music Ministry Team' from Sing Alleluia are included in Together in Song: Australian Hymn Book II, published in 1987.
The Choir Of Ormond College here sings several carols long held in affection around the world but adds to these with newer works accompanied by renowned Australian pianist, Stephen McIntyre.
An exciting new CD showcasing the brilliant music of the Adelaide-based composer, Becky Llewellyn, featuring the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Lights Contemporary Ensemble, a multimedia video and much more!
Having been associated with the choir since its inception, Move is delighted to celebrate the choir's musical "coming of age" and present this special live retrospective CD featuring many past and recent performances previously unreleased on the label.
Pablo's debut album showcases the folk, pop and soul side of the group, and is the culmination of years of occasional blood, sweat and tears by a sextet of musicians who happen to love to sing in harmony. From folksong to The Beatles, this is a cappella male singing at its best.
Recorded in the Concert Hall of the Faculty of Music, University of Newcastle, Christian Heim's debut Move CD features Nicholas Routley directing the Sydney Chamber Choir and Sprung Percussion in premiere performances of the two sacred Prayer Dances.
Recorded live during their 1999 European tour, the Choir of Ormond College presents a delightful mix of music in eight parts by Jacob Handl, Palestrina and Gabrieli, and other beautiful music by Rheinberger, Villette, Stanford, Howells, Monteverdi and Gesualdo.
Melbourne based Schola Cantorum perform a program of chants, songs and motets used to capture the nature of Mary over the course of more than a millennium.
Recorded on their 1997 European tour in Northern Italy and Germany, the Choir of Ormond College sings Kodaly's 'Missa Brevi s' and pieces by Tye, Howell and Bach.
Elizabeth Anderson and friends put a new twist into Christmas carols and CDs: eight Christmas tracks neatly packaged as a Christmas card with a vibrant front cover and room for a personal inscription.
The Choir of Ormond College directed by Douglas Lawrence. This highly acclaimed CD features superb pieces by Gregorio Allegri, Byrd, Poulenc, Britten, Barber and J.S. Bach.
Easter at Notre Dame Paris, c1220. Music for Easter Sunday mass as it may have been heard at Notre Dame in Paris at the beginning of the 13th century, including the chant propers, a complete cycle for the ordinary in two-part settings in the Leoninus style and three-part organum in the style of Perotin.
Favourite Hymns from the Australian Hymn Book Vol. 3. The thrilling sound of choir and organ in the fine acoustic of Trinity College Chapel, Melbourne, is an inspiration for all hymn lovers.
The highly acclaimed recording of the Choir of Ormond College's European tour. Includes the amazing choral soundscape I Heard the Owl Call my Name by Australian composer Philip Nunn.
Australian history in a tuneful, dramatic cantata by Don Kay, depicting the short history of the demise of the full-blood Tasmanian Aboriginal race and the early convict days. Includes The Song of the Maypole.
This CD features saucy rounds, madrigals and drinking songs performed by one of Australia's best choirs, directed by Douglas Lawrence.
Works by the great trilogy of choral composers, Bach, Byrd and Britten sung by the magnificent Choir of Ormond College. Includes A Ceremony of Carols.
The Choir of Ormond College presents a wonderfully varied selection of Christmas carols, 28 joyous tracks in all. Directed by Douglas Lawrence
The Choir of St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne presents music by Edward Elgar and Edward Barstow.
The Choir of Ormond College specialised in liturgical music of the 16th and 20th centuries. This recording also includes a number of psalm settings, including Allegri's "Miserere", a setting of the penitential Psalm 51 originally used only in the Sistine Chapel during Holy Week.
16 more hymns from Cantus Choro, sung in the grand acoustic of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne. The hymns start with Advent and trace the great events of the Christian year. With Norman Kaye and the Melbourne Brass Ensemble.
Directed by Douglas Lawrence who held the post at Ormond College, Melbourne, for over 20 years.
A Melbourne-based choir led by Faye Dumont. Variety and finesse is clearly part of their charter.
There is great variety in which people at different times and in different parts of the world spend Christmas. The more we know of Christmas, in former times and throughout the world, the better we can understand the Christmas message.
The Cantus Choro directed by Peter Chapman. Imaginative organ accompaniments by Norman Kaye give these 17 well-known hymns a new dramatic impact.
This collection of 22 psalms cover all the seasons of the church's year. They were composed by Christopher Willcock, a Jesuit priest and graduate in music composition.
The Australian Rosny Childrens Choir, with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra presents songs from other lands, Chinese songs, Australian songs, as well as cantatas from Vaughan Williams and Don Kay.
This is a double CD of Victoria's 150th Gala Choral Concert held in Melbourne, Australia's Royal Exhibition Building in 1985 – sung by a 1000 voice choir, with orchestra conducted by Richard Divall. The highlight is Leon Caron's prize-winning 'Victoria Cantata', first performed in 1880.
Seven whole days is a mixed collection of religious songs with music composed by Jim Minchin. Originally released in the late 1960s this wonderful LP has been re-released on CD.
Carols are not just Christmas carols. A carol is a light, festive song to celebrate a Christian event and can be sung all round the year by young and old. Here are 18 carols selected, sung and played by Donald Swann.
Move Two Mix is a collection of religious songs with music composed by Jim Minchin. Originally released in the late 1960s this pioneering recording is now available again. 'I moved for the spirit of it and I mixed the two, old words and new settings, jazz/folk and traditional music,' says Jim Minchin.
The music on this CD is a historical Christmas “pick of the pops”, from the late 1400s to the end of the Baroque period. Directed by Douglas Lawrence, the Australian Chamber Choir offers a program recorded live in concert during their 2019 European tour. The 17 tracks are drawn from from lesser-known seasonal works, championing a sublime repertoire that is all too often neglected.
Light is integral to colour, and musical integrity is often described in terms of its colour or luminescence. Celebrating Canticum's 21st birthday year, composers were sought whose music reflects a particular sensitivity to the versatility of the choral instrument and which celebrates beautiful text.
This recording consists of a miscellany - works from the High and Late Renaissance as well as the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, representing a selection of the music performed by Ensemble Gombert in 2004 during its first European tour. The selection was made to complement the program of another reording, Hommage a Gombert, currently in production, including works by Gombert, Lassus and Monteverdi.
A collection of works from the Anna Magdalena Notebook and the Schemelli Gesang Buch sung by the Melbourne based vocal ensemble Aspiration in Harmony with Soloist, Bente Lancaster.
The Choir of Scots' Church presents music from Palestrina in the sixteenth century to twenty-first century music by a contemporary Australian composer, Andrew Batterham. It also includes a rare performance of the Widor Mass for choir, baritone choir and two organs.
The Melbourne Welsh Male Voice Choir presents its first concert on their own at the Melbourne Concert Hall for the first St. David's Day of the new millennium.
The New Monash Orchestra, under the direction of Andre de Quadros, joins pianist Yuri Rozum, the Monash Women's Choir and VIVE VOCE in an exciting all-Russian program featuring Tchaikovsky's first piano concerto and the rarely heard Song of the Forests by Shostakovich - his first major work for choir and orchestra.
Explore some of this exquisite choral music on this generous 2-CD set featuring the Schola Cantorum: the Litaniae Xaverianae, five psalms, the Magnificat in D, the Alma Redemptoris Mater composed by Jan Dismas Zelenka.
A live recording of the Melbourne Welsh Male Voice Choir at their 10th Anniversary Christmas Charity Concert in 1999, in support of Mid-Eastern Palliative Care.
A wonderful program of much-loved favourites, including African melodies and chants. With stunning performances from past 'Singers of the Year'.
Conductor André de Quadros has assembled six highly acclaimed choirs, the New Monash Orchestra, tenor soloist Dwayne Jones and organist Linda Kent to perform Berlioz' masterwork.
Coinciding with the choir's concert tour of South Africa, this CD features an eclectic mix of new songs and old favourites.
The Melbourne Welsh Male Voice Choir celebrate Victoria's architectural heritage in song.
Some of the finest sacred music ranging from 16th century through Baroque, Romantic to Afro-American spirituals performed by one of Melbourne's finest choirs.
Volume two of Hymns and traditional Welsh songs in commemoration and celebration of St. David.
Under the direction of Professor Emeritus Peter Godfrey, CBE the Trinity College Chapel Choir performs a stunning selection of rarely heard Carols, Psalms and Anthems
Hymns and traditional Welsh songs in commemoration and celebration of St. David.
The Melbourne Academy Boys Choir present a program of popular, traditional and unique pieces celebrating Christmas by Kodály, Grüber, Britten and others.
85 songs and rhymes for young children from the book Merrily Merrily published by the Australian Breastfeeding Association. A variety of instruments and sound effects provide an exciting accompaniment. A fun-packed 54 minutes.