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The Abbey Choirs and other Abbey musicians have produced a number of CDs over the years. You can see here the covers and contents of the CDs which are available for sale at the Abbey Shop.

  • Organ Lollipops 2

    • Widor - Toccata (from Symphone no V)
    • Bach - Wachet Auf
    • Brewer - Marche Heroique
    • Karg-Elert - Now thank we all our God
    • Bossi - Scherzo in G minor
    • Elgar - Chanson de Nuit
    • Lefebure-Wely - Marche in C
    • Hollins - Evening Rest
    • Scotson Clark - Marche aux flambeaux
    • Grainger/King - Londonderry Air
    • Martin - Evensong
    • Thalben-Ball - Tune in E
    • Karg-Elert - Valse Mignonne
    • Camidge - Gavotte in G minor
    • Walton/Gower - Popular Song (from Facade)

    Price: £10.00

  • The Music of Bath Abbey

    A compilation of popular pieces from previous Bath Abbey CDs

    • I was glad - Parry
    • Beati quorum via - Stanford
    • Salvator mundi - Blow
    • Ave Maria - Gumpelzhaimer
    • People look East - arr. Trepte
    • Still, still, still - arr. Rose
    • Ave verum - Elgar
    • Greater love hath no man - Ireland
    • Cantique de Jean Racine - Faure
    • Geistliches lied - Brahms
    • Fantaisie in D flat Op. 101 - Saint Saens
    • Psalm 121 - Walford Davies
    • Ascribe unto the Lord - Wesley

    Price: £8.00

  • Liszt - The Essential Organ Works

    • Prelude and Fuge on Bach
    • Orpheus
    • Funerailles
    • Consolation in D flat
    • Legend St Francis Assisi preaches to the birds (A)
    • Legend St Francis Assisi walking on the waves (E)
    • Chapelle de Guillaume Tell
    • Sposalizio
    • Il Penseroso
    • Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa
    • Trauerode
    • Consolation in E
    • Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen
    • Excelsior!
    • Ave Maria bon Arcadelt
    • Evocation a la Chapelle Sixtine
    • Fantasia and Fuge on Ad nos, ad salutarem undam
       

    Price: £16.50

  • Music for an Abbey's Year 1

    The Choir of Bath Abbey
    Boys & Men
    Marcus Sealy - Organ
    Directed by Peter King

    • I was glad — Sir Hubert Parry
    • Magnificat in G — Herbert Howells
    • Vigilate — William Byrd
    • I look from afar — Anthony Piccolo
    • On this day earth shall ring — Holdane Campbell Stewart
    • Nunc Dimittis — Orlando Gibbons
    • Ave Maria — Anton Bruckner
    • Greater love — John Ireland
    • Come faithful people — Anon, arranged King
    • Hosanna to the Son of David — Thomas Weelkes
    • Benedictus (Little Organ Mass) — Joseph Haydn
    • This joyful Eastertide — Traditional arranged, Charles Wood
    • Tu es Petrus — Maurice Duruflé
    • Magnificat (Collegium Magdalenae) — Kenneth Leighton
    • Psalm 121 — Sir Walford Davies
    • O what their joy — Sir William Harris

    Price: £10.00

  • Organ Lollipops

    •  Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565 – Johann Sebastian Bach
    • In a Monastery Garden – Albert Ketèlby
    • Wedding Day at Troldhaugen – Edvard Grieg
    • Lied – William Wolstenholme
    • A Trumpet Minuet – Alfred Hollins
    • War March of the Priests – Felix Mendelssohn 
    • Thirty-Two Feet and Eight Little Tails (Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen) – J Redmond, J Cavanaugh & F Weldon
    • Toccata – Théodore Dubois
    • Vienna March – The Revd Frederick Scotson Clark
    • Bell-Rondo (Rondo de Campanelli) – Giovanni Morandi arr. WT Best
    • Andantino in D flat Moonlight and Roses – Edwin Lemare
    • Solemn Melody – Sir Henry Walford Davies
    • Gavotte in B flat – Thomas Arne
    • Sortie in E flat – Louis Lefébure-Wély

    Price: £10.00

  • Concertos for Organ and Orchestra

    BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    Conducter François-Xavier Roth
    Organ Peter King
     

    Respighi - Suite in G for strings and organ
    Poulenc - Concerto in G minor for organ, strings and timpani
    Rheinberger - Concerto No 1 in F, for Organ, strings and three horns

    Price: £10.00

  • Romantic Organ Music

    Peter King plays  Romantic Organ Music on
    the Klais Organ of Bath Abbey

    • Liszt - Prelude and Fugue on BACH
      Mendelssohn - Sonata vi in d minor
      Franck - Choral ii in b minor
      Ireland - Elegiac Romance
      Saint-Saëns - Fantasie iii in C
      Reger - Toccata in d min.
      Reger - Fugue in D maj

    Price: £10.00

  • Music for an Abbey's Year 2

    The Choir of Bath Abbey
    Boys & Men
    Marcus Sealy - Organ
    Girls*
    Robert Jenner - Trumpet*
    Richard Dunster-Sigtermans - Organ*
    Directed by Peter King
    • Te Deum (Boys, Girls & Men) — Vatican Plainsong
    • Rorate Coeli — William Byrd
    • Magnificat — Anthony Piccolo
    • Gaudte — Traditional, arranged King
    • When Jesus our Lord — Felix Mendelssohn
    • Lord, let me know mine end — Maurice Greene
    • Ave Maria — Robert Parsons
    • A Litany — Sir William Walton
    • An Easter Sequence* — Kenneth Leighton
    • Come down, O love divine — Sir William Harris
    • How beauteous our the feet — Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
    • Thou wilt keep him — Samuel Sebastian Wesley
    • Hear my words, ye people — Sir Hubert Parry

    Price: £10.00

  • Music for an Abbey's Year 3

    The Choir of Bath Abbey
    The Choirs of Bath Abbey
    Girls & Men
    Marcus Sealy - Organ
    Directed by Peter King
    • Hail gladdening light — Charles Wood
    • Cantique de Jean Racine — Gabriel Fauré
    • Frohlocket ihr Völker — Mendelssohn
    • Almighty and most merciful Father — Sir William Harris
    • Vox in Rama — George Kirbye
    • Prayer of Henry VI — Henry Ley
    • Remember not, Lord, our offences — Henry Purcell
    • Kyrie — Felix Mendelssohn
    • There is an old belief — Sir Hubert Parry
    • Fac me tecum — Karol Szymanovski
    • The Reproaches — John Sanders
    • O sons and daughters — Walford Davies
    • O give thanks — Samuel Sebastian Wesley
    • Virga Jesse — Bruckner
    • Geistliches Lied — Johannes Brahms
    • Beati quorum via — Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
    • Te Deum Collegium Regale — Herbert Howells

    Price: £10.00

  • Music for an Abbey's Year 4

    The Choir of Bath Abbey
    The Choirs of Bath Abbey
    Girls & Men
    Marcus Sealy - Organ
    Directed by Peter King
    • Ascribe unto the Lord — Samuel Sebastian Wesley
    • Advent Responsory — Richard Marlow
    • O magnum mysterium — Francis Poulenc
    • Hear my prayer — Felix Mendelssohn
    • Ecce ancilla Domini — Paul Drayton
    • Ave verum — Sir Edward Elgar
    • Salvator mundi — John Blow
    • Ecce vicit Leo — Peter Philips
    • O clap your hands — Orlando Gibbons
    • Listen, sweet dove — Grayston Ives
    • O sacrum convivium — Olivier Messiaen
    • Expectans expectavi — Charles Wood
    • The Beatitudes — Arvo Pärt
    • Os justi — Anton Bruckner
    • Lord, I call upon Thee — Sir Edward Bairstow

    Price: £10.00

  • Matchless Maidens

    Bath Abbey Girls’ Choir
    Marcus Sealy, Organ
    Directed by Peter King

    • King of Glory — Sir William Harris
    • Ex ore innocentium — John Ireland
    • Litanies à la Vierge Noire — Francis Poulenc
    • Tantum ergo — Gabriel Fauré
    • Panis Angelicus — César Franck
    • Agnus Dei — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • The Three Kings — Peter Cornelius
    • Laudate pueri — Felix Mendelssohn
    • Suefzer, tranen — Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Let the bright seraphim — George Frederick Handel
    • Lift thine eyes — Felix Mendelssohn
    • Gott ist mein Hirt — Franz Schubert
    • An earthly tree — William Byrd
    • Missa Brevis Op 63 — Bejamin Britten
    • Kyrie; Gloria; Sanctus; Benedictus; Agnus Dei
    • A Song of Wisdom — Sir Charles Villiers Stanford

    Price: £10.00

  • Bath Abbey Girl's Carols

    The Choir of Bath Abbey
    Marcus Sealy, Organ
    Ruth Faber, Harp
    Directed by Peter King
    • Now the most high is born — Michael Rose
    • Ave Maria — Adam Gumpelzhaimer
    • Mid-Winter — Bob Chilcott
    • 2 Carols — Michael Head
      The little road to Bethlehem
      Star candles
    • Still, still, still — Trad. arr. Barry Rose
    • 2 Cradle Songs — Max Reger
      Maria Wiegenlied
      Zum Schlafen
    • Babe of Bethlehem — Edmund Walters
    • The blessed virgin's cradle song — Sir Edward Bairstow
    • Long, long ago — Richard Shephard
    • People look East — Trad. arr. Paul Trepte
    • A Ceremony of Carols Op. 28 — Benjamin Britten
      1. Procession
      2. Wolcum Yole!
      3. There is no Rose
      4a. That yongë child
      4b. Balulalow
      5. As dew in Aprille
      6. This little Babe
      7. Interlude
      8. In Freezing Winter Night
      9. Spring Carol
      10. Deo Gracias
      11. Recession

    Price: £10.00

  • Christmas from Bath

     

    The Choir of Bath Abbey - Marcus Sealy organ - Directed by Peter King

    Featuring a wonderful collection of Christmas music from quiet lullabies to full-voiced rejoicing captured in the stunning acoustic of this beautiful and historic building. Many of the carols on this recording are original compositions, or new arrangements of old favorites and are receiving their first recording on this disc.

     

    1 Carol of the bells - M. Leontovich, arr Peter Wilhousky (2:04)

    2 Once in royal David’s city - A.H. Mann, arr David Willcocks (3:38)

    3 Sussex Carol - Trad English, arr Bob Chilcott (2:01)

    4 Adam lay ybounden – Howard Skempton (2:01)

    5 It came upon the midnight clear - Trad English, adapted Arthur Sullivan, arr John Scott (3:27)

    6 Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming - 14th-century German, arr David Blackwell (3:40)

    7 Unto us is born a son - Piae Cantiones (1582), arr Willcocks (2:02)

    8 A stable lamp - Richard Shephard (4:07)

    9 Ding dong! merrily on high - Trad English, arr Willcocks (2:23)

    10 God rest you merry, gentlemen - Trad, arr Mark Sirett (4:15)

    11 Glory to the Christ Child - Alan Bullard (2:46)

    12 Good king Wenceslas - Piae Cantiones, arr Chilcott (2:53)

    13 I saw a stable - Alan Bullard (1:53)

    14 There is no rose - Howard Skempton (2:50)

    15 While shepherds watched - Este’s Psalter (1592), arr Chilcott (2:34)

    16 Away in a manger - James R. Murray, arr Chilcott (2:32)

    17 A little child there is yborn - Malcolm Archer (1:47)

    18 O little town of Bethlehem - Trad, v3 arr Dudley Holroyd, v4 arr David Hill (3:34)

    19 Silent night - Franz Gruber, arr Chilcott (3:38)

    20 The Bell Carol Philip Ledger (1:43)

    21 O come, all ye faithful - J.F. Wade, arr Ledger (4:08)

    22 What child is this? - Thomas Hewitt Jones (4:45)

    23 The Christ-child - Gabriel Jackson (4:16)

    24 Hark! the herald angels sing - Felix Mendelssohn, arr Paul Leddington Wright (3:09)

    Price: £10.00

  • Hymns from Bath Abbey

    Choir of Bath Abbey

    Marcus Sealy Organ

    Directed by Peter King

     

    1 Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven – John Goss (1800–1880)                                                                     

    2 Dear Lord and Father of mankind – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848–1918)                                                    

    3 Ye holy angels brightJohn Darwall(1731–89), harm William H Monk (1823–89)                                                

    4 Lo, he comes with clouds descending ‑ J D Holroyd      

    5 A great and mighty wonder – Michael Praetorius (1571–1621) arr Richard Marlow(1939–2013)                                     

    6 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning – George Frideric Handel (1685–1759) arr John Goss( 1800–80)              

    7 The day thou gavest – Clement Scholefield (1839–1904), arr Martin How (b.1931)                                                         

    8 Breathe on me breath of God – adapted from J Chetham    

    9 All for Jesus – John Stainer (1840–1901)                            

    10 When I survey the wondrous cross – Trad arr Edward Miller ( 1731–1807) 

    11 Praise to the holiest in the height – Arthur Somervell (1863–1937)                                                                          

    12 Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven – Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900)                                                                  

    13 Abide with me – William Henry Monk (1823–1889)            

    14 All hail the power of Jesus’ name – William Harold Ferguson (1874–1950)                                                 

    15 There's a wideness in God's mercy – Maurice Bevan (b.1921)                                                                                

    16 Thou whose almighty word – Felice Giardini (1716–96), arr Martin How and Peter King         

    17 Crown him with many crowns – George Job Elvey (1815–93)                                                                                      

    18 O worship the King – Trad arr. Alan Grav (1855–1935)      

    19 Jesus shall reign – Philip Armes (1836–1908) arr Richard Lloyd (b.1933)                                                                     

    20 O Thou who camest from above – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810–76), arr Peter King (b.1953)

    21 Immortal, invisible ‑ Welsh trad. Adapted John Roberts (1910–84)

    22 Angel voices ever singing – Edwin George Monk (1819–1900)                                                             

    23 Come, labour on – Thomas Tertius Noble (1867–1953)      

    24 Lord of all hopefulness – Irish trad, arr Harrison Oxley (1933–2009)         

    Price: £10.00