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Before the Ending of the Day – The Exon Singers, directed by Richard Wilberforce

The Exon Singers directed by Richard Wilberforce
Jonathan Vaughn organ

Rubicon Classics RCD 1004

To mark their 50th anniversary The Exon Singers have collected their favourite pieces here – together with three specially written items – in the form of an extended service of choral evening prayer, without spoken word. Over the years the Exon Singers have received considerable recognition for their commitment to commissioning and recording new works from some of today’s most exciting composers.

Available to purchase on Amazon here or Presto Classical here.

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Heaven in Ordinarie – choral and organ music by Philip Wilby

The Exon Singers directed by Matthew Owens
Jeffrey Makinson organ

Regent Records REGCD338
£10

“the committed, expressive singing of The Exon Singers….will delight listeners” – Gramophone

“superb performances from all concerned” – Choir and Organ Magazine

Best known as one of the most popular British composers for brass band, Philip Wilby also has a long-standing affinity with the medium of choral music. This second recording on Regent Records from the critically-acclaimed Exon Singers, directed by Matthew Owens, features a selection of his approachable sacred choral and organ works.

All first recordings, except track 11.

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Awake up my glory – choral and organ music by Philip Moore

The Exon Singers directed by Matthew Owens
Susan Hamilton, soprano *
Jonathan Vaughn, organ

Regent Records REGCD315
£10

“The choir is renowned for its committed and musicianly singing, and we hear them here in superb form……. (they) make seemingly light work of the many challenges presented. “
Organist’s Review

“The Exon Singers…….  have excellent tone quality and intonation, and they make each work sound as though it had been written expressly for them”
Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians

Philip Moore is one of the most distinguished church musicians of recent years. He was Master of the Music at York Minster from 1983 to 2008 and has composed extensively for choirs. This recording presents a selection of his larger-scale choral works, sung by the critically-acclaimed Exon Singers, together with four shorter works for organ solo.

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Howard Skempton – The Cloths of Heaven

Choral Music and Songs

The Exon Singers; Matthew Owens conductor
Delphian Records  DCD34056 (2008)
£10

“a wonderfully nuanced performance from the Exon Singers and Matthew Owens” – Gramophone, Critic’s Choice of the Year

“The Exons are at their most exciting in exalted mode – the Sanctus from the Missa Brevis is thrilling” – BBC Music Magazine

Best known as a composer of exquisitely quirky miniatures for accordion or piano solo, Howard Skempton has in recent years developed an equally strong affinity for the choral medium. The Exon Singers’ programme includes a new Missa brevis composed especially for this recording, alongside songs and shorter choral pieces constituting a broad survey of Skempton’s output over the past twenty-five years. Read more…

Francis Jackson Sacred Choral Works

The Exon Singers ; Matthew Owens ; David Bednall
Delphian Records DCD34035 (2006)
£10

“beautifully tailored singing” – Gramophone

“the Exons sing as to the manner born……a real treasure” – International Record Review

Recorded in celebration of his 90th birthday, Francis Jackson remains one of the finest, best-loved and most versatile church musicians of his age. The eleven works on this disc, none of them previously recorded, have all the colour, emotional depth and attention to structural detail that are consistent hallmarks of his style. Working closely with the composer, the Exon Singers bring their customary blend of virtuosity, intense commitment and subtle responsiveness to this special birthday tribute.

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Tomás Luis de Victoria – Vespers

The Exon Singers
Delphian Records DCD34025 (2004)
£10

“brilliant soprano sound” – The Daily Telegraph

“one is just swept along by the unabashed exuberance of the singing” – International Record Review

The Spanish master of the golden age of polyphony, Tomas Luis de Victoria, left an astoundingly beautiful legacy of antiphonal sacred music devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Realised for the very first time here by The Exon Singers is a Vespers for the Annunciation, bringing together these works of Marian devotion in a glorious and revelatory celebration.

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George Lloyd (1913-1998) - Requiem and Psalm 130 SOLD OUT
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George Lloyd (1913-1998) – Requiem and Psalm 130 SOLD OUT

The Exon Singers ; Matthew Owens ; Jeffrey Makinson
Albany Records TROY 450 (2002)
£10

“Lloyd’s final work, movingly performed” – Gramophone

“Performance**** Sound**** The Exon Singers sing with limpid purity of tone” – BBC Music Magazine

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Sir William H. Harris (1883 – 1973) – Faire is the Heaven

The Exon Singers ; Andrew Carwood ; Patrick Russill
ASV CD DCA 1015 (1996)
£7

“the performances are remarkably sensitive in their handling” – Gramphone

“the recorded sound is very good, bright and immediate” – BBC Music Magazine

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