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Will Todd: The Call of Wisdom

Will Todd: The Call of Wisdom

Will Todd is one of the UK’s most popular and performed modern choral composers. His output includes works for choir, stage works, and orchestral works, and his music has been featured on BBC Radio 2, 3 and 4 and Classic FM, and performed all over the UK, Europe and the USA. On this disc, Nigel Short conducts superlative performances of his works by his BBC Music Magazine Award-winning choir Tenebrae and the English Chamber Orchestra.

This compilation of his works includes the premiere recording of a new comission The Call of Wisdom, which on June 5th 2012 will be presented on the occasion of a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral for the Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

“Tenebrae, a crack choir, sings it all immaculately”

–  BBC Music Magazine
  • Release Date: 01 June 2012
  • Record Label: Signum Classics
  • Catalogue Number: SIGCD298
  • Location of Recording: St Augustine’s Church, Kilburn, London
  • Total Running Time: 01:06:46
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Buy # Title Composer Duration Price Listen
1The Lord is My ShepherdWill Todd04:48£ Listen
2Stay With Me, LordWill Todd07:44£ Listen
3The Call of WisdomWill Todd05:12£ Listen
4Man UnkindWill Todd05:09£ Listen
5My Lord Has ComeWill Todd03:25£ Listen
6That We May Love AgainWill Todd06:21£ Listen
7Vidi SpeciosamWill Todd07:03£ Listen
8Among Angels: Part 1: Fear NotWill Todd05:35£ Listen
9Among Angels: Part 2: Find only JoyWill Todd03:08£ Listen
10Among Angels: Part 3: Seek out LightWill Todd05:54£ Listen
11You Have Seen the House BuiltWill Todd05:42£ Listen
12I Sing Because…Will Todd06:39£ Listen

“Tenebrae, a crack choir, sings it all immaculately”

–  BBC Music Magazine

“…under the graceful direction of Nigel Short, the 22 mixed voices of Tenebrae imbue [‘The Call of Wisdom’] with a warm, comfortable glow”

–  Gramophone Magazine

Recommended by Classic FM


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