A colourful disk of Christmas music for choir organ and brass, produced for Griffin Records in 2006 and highly popular on Classic FM during the festive season. All the production and editing work was done in-house.
Music for a Summer's Evening
This is a great example of a live concert given by an experienced choral society of around 150 singers. Such projects can be a great money-spinner for choirs, given the necessary permissions to record.
Reubke and Vierne
This is a commercial disk produced exclusively for Worcester Cathedral. When the organ was officially dedicated, sufficient sales were made to cover all the production costs within 2 days.
All the Kings Men
Another commercial disk for exclusive sale by the Worcester Cathedral Choir Association. This is a very effective way of creating a money-generating product which will continue to have a positive effect over several years.
Alleluia I heard a voice
Worcester Cathedral Choir gave a pre-tour concert just before heading off to Germany. The concert was recorded, so that the CDs could be sold after tour concerts to help defray the costs.
This commercial disk was made for a private client and has provided a steady stream of income since its release.
Sing UK Concert - April 2011
A live orchestral and choral concert, recorded for Sing UK (www.singuk.org) for promotional purposes. The programme included Chilcott's Jubilate and the Mozart Requiem
Be Thou my vision
Anthems from Worcester Cathedral's Voluntary Choir - Released on August 4th 2011
Gloucester Cathedral Tour Disk
A live concert, recorded in advance of the choir's forthcoming tour to South Africa. Disks will be available within two weeks for sale to choir members and concert-goers alike
A solo souvenir disk for a young musician and his parents and friends.
A Ceremony of Carols
Gloucester Cathedral Choristers perform live this timeless work by Benjamin Britten for voices and harp
A major cross-cultural concert recorded live in Symphony Hall, Birmingham with more than 400 performers in March 2012
A New Heaven
The Chamber Choir of Dean Close School in Cheltenham under the direction of Ben Nicholas performs a colourful collection including Bach's splendid motet "Jesu meine Freude"
Vierne - Symphonies
Ashley Grote gives two brilliant performances on the splendid organ of Gloucester Cathedral. Symphonies 2 and 3 by Louis Vierne, former organist of Notre Dame in Paris.
Songs of Springtime
This is a really beautiful collection including Moeran's rarely heard collection of the same name, along with great music by Elgar, Stanford and Vaughan Williams performed stunningly by Musica Beata.
You Raise Me Up
Winners of the 2012 Songs of Praise Junior School Choir of the Year competition, Heath Mount School under the direction of Andrew O'Brien.
One of the first recordings to come out from Llandaff for many years and featuring the new Nicholson organ. Llandaff Cathedral Choir is directed by Richard Moorhouse and accompanied by James Norrey. This project featured special packaging and was offered as a gift to the many who had contributed to the building of the new organ.
Carlo Curley Memorial Service
A limited edition recording of the memorial service for the great international concert organist, Carlo Curley, which took place in October 2012 in Pershore Abbey.
Jubilate, a chamber choir based in Oxford, performs a programme of music for Advent and Christmas under their director of music, Simon Whalley. The recording was made in Keble College Chapel with the new Kenneth Tickell organ.
A real show-stopper for Christmas! The City of Birmingham Choir teams up with Heart of England Brass and organist, Paul Carr, in a wealth of popular carol arrangements. Alongside "Hark the Herald" and God rest you merry Gentlemen" you will find fresh and new arrangements of "White Christmas" and "Winter Wonderland".
Here is a selection of recent recording projects. Click on each picture to open and bring up an explanation of each project.