London Gallery Quire

London Gallery Quire



A Cheerful Noise
Hymns, Psalms, Anthems, and Carols of Georgian England

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1. Hark, hear you not a cheerful noise? - Carol for 1836
2. While shepherds watched their flocks by night - Leicester by William Knapp
3. When I pour out my soul in prayer - by Thomas White
4. The Lord will happiness divine - by Kathryn Rose
5. Deep in our hearts let us record - Bishley, anon.
6. Christ, the Lord, is risen today - Tottenham, anon.
7. Since Christ our Passover, is slain - Auspicious, anon.
8. O come hither; and behold the works of the Lord - Anthem by Francis Roads
9. O all ye people, clap your hands - Bromley by John Broderip
10. Come, Holy Spirit, raise our songs - Peru by James Leach
11. When the Lord turneth again the captivity of Sion - by William Knapp
12 This is the field, the world below - The Harvest by Thomas Clark
13. If the Lord himself had not been on our side - anon.
14. As pants the hart for cooling streams - anon.
15. To God, in whom I trust - Mount Ephraim by Benjamin Milgrove
16. How beautiful upon the mountains - Robert Smith
17. Lo! He comes, with clouds descending - Calcutta by Thomas Clark
18. This is the truth sent from above - Hereford Carol, anon.
19. Lo! unto us a child is born - St Davids, anon.
20. Hark! the herald angels sing - Newton, anon.

This CD has been released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Quire by Francis Roads.

The CD costs £10 (+ £2 for p&p). To obtain a copy please contact Peter Harris by email

Praise Ye the Lord

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1. Lonsdale - from Corelli, "Come, we that love the Lord"
2. Psalm 23OV - Thomas Clark, "My Shepherd is the living Lord"
3. Psalm 109NV - Phocion Henley, "0 God, whose former mercies make"
4. Anthem - ms sources, "1 will arise"
5. Cyprus - James Leach, "Lord, hear my supplicating voice" (Psalm 119NV)
6. Hymn no.12 - Samuel Webbe, "Praise ye the Lord" (Psalm 111NV)
7. Anthem from Psalm 18 - William Knapp, "In my trouble 1 called upon the Lord"
8. Rineton - anon. "Lord let thy servant now departquot; (Nunc Dimittis)
9. Jubilate Deo - Joseph Key, "0 be joyful in the Lord" (Psalm 100BCP)
10. Psalm 42NV - Colby mss, "As pants the hart for cooling streams"
11. Belvedere - G.Titlar, "0 for a shout of sacred joy" (Psalm 47IW)
12. Anthem from Psalm 5 - ms book, "My voice shalt thou hear in the morning"
13. 1Cor.11 para I Watts - Colby ms, "'Twas on that dark, that doleful night"
14. Psalm 21NV - ms sources, "The king, 0 Lord, with songs of praise"
15. "Great monarch of the world" - William Knapp
16. Anthem from Psalm 26 - Taggart ms, "I'll wash my hands in innocency"
17. Psalm 69NV - John Miles, "Save me, 0 God"
18. Anthem from Psalm 46 - Francis Roads, "God is our hope and strength"
19. Carol - anon, "The holly and the ivy"
20. Carol - anon, West country ms book, "Arise and hail the glorious star"

This CD was released to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Quire by Francis Roads.

Sadly our stocks of this CD have run out, and at present no decision has been made to reprint - but watch this space.

Here are some MP3 files to give you a sample of what can be heard on the CD.

Your Voices Raise
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