Howells

A Year at Newcastle Regent REGCD582

A Year at Newcastle (Regent)

An absorbing exploration of 20th-century church music, and a few recent compositions [JF]

The Gesualdo Six (ensemble): Morning Star (Hyperion)

A notable musical celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany [JQ]

Advent Carols from St. John’s (Nimbus)

(Déjà Review) Evocative and beautifully sung [CT]

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Anthems Vol. 1 (Hyperion)

A superb album [JQ]

Commissions and Premieres New College Linn CKD720

New College – Commissions and Premieres (Linn)

A fine programme, outstanding performances [JF]

orchestral anthems delphian

English Orchestral Anthems (Delphian)

A terrific disc [JQ]

Howells Orchestral Vol2 Hickox Chandos CHAN9557

Howells: Orchestral Works (Chandos)

Rare works in very fine performances, and a superb warm recording [HC]

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Music for Strings (Chandos)

An absolutely outstanding disc containing some of the best of English string music [EJW]

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Music for Strings (Chandos)

Superb playing and engineering; any reservations will centre upon the desirability of the programme [RMo]

Howells: Piano Music Vol. 2 (Naxos)

An important survey played with skill, insight and care [NB]