St Giles’ Recordings

New from Aegidius in 2016

An exciting new recording of the Rieger organ in St Giles’ from Aegidius, the recording label of St Giles’ Cathedral Edinburgh is now available from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop 0131 226 0673 or online from McAlister Matheson Music.

THE AULD ALLIANCE –
ORGAN MUSIC FROM SCOTLAND AND FRANCE

Michael HaAGD 003rris plays the organ of St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh
AGD 003 TT 66’26”

Louis Vierne Symphonie 2(i) Allegro Nicolas de Grigny Pange Lingua
Kenneth Leighton Fantasia on St Columba Thomas Wilson Toccata Festevole
Kenneth Leighton Fantasia on Helmsley Félix-Alexandre Guilmant Noël ecossais
Alfred Hollins Spring Song André Fleury Variations sur un Noël Bourguignon
James MacMillan St Andrews Suite César Franck Choral No 3 in A minor

Previous Recordings from Aegidius (2014)

Available from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop 0131 226 0673
or online from McAlister Matheson Music.

 

O CLAP YOUR HANDS – A CENTURY OF INSPIRATION

O Clap Booklet:AGD 001The Choir and Organ of St Giles’ Cathedral
Directed by Michael Harris
Peter Backhouse, organ
AGD001 TT 63’13”

Blessed city, heavenly Salem Edward Bairstow Benedicite Francis Jackson Drop, drop slow tears Kenneth Leighton Gaudent in coelis Sally Beamish Aurea luce Cecilia McDowall Lo God is here Philip Moore Call to remembrance Stuart Murray Mitchell Hear me O God Stuart Murray Mitchell For lo, I raise up C.V.Stanford Nunc Dimittis Gustav Holst O praise the Lord ye angels of his Chris Hutchings O clap your hands R.Vaughan Williams

 

ON CHRISTMAS NIGHT – CAROLS FROM ST GILES’ CATHEDRAL

On_Christmas_Night_smallThe Choir and Organ of St Giles’ Cathedral
Directed by Michael Harris
Organ, Peter Backhouse

AGD 002 TT 63’57”

The Sussex Carol, Traditional Arr David Willcocks A tender shoot, Otto Goldschmidt The Angel Gabriel, Basque Carol Arr. David Willcocks Cherry Tree, Traditional Arr Peter Backhouse The Holly and the Ivy, Matthew Owens There is no rose, Andrew Carvel Unto us is born a son, Piae Cantiones Arr David Willcocks Jesus Christ the Apple tree, Elizabeth Poston Nowell sing we, Gabriel Jackson Before the paling of the stars, Cecilia McDowall The Little Road to Bethlehem, Michael Head O come all ye faithful, John Wade Descant: Peter Backhouse Infant holy, Polish Trad arr. David Willcocks Il est né, French Traditional Arr Peter Backhouse Bethlehem Down, Peter Warlock Quem pastores, German traditional Arr John Rutter As I outrode, Gerald Hendrie What sweeter music, Bob Chilcott Good king Wenceslas, Piae Cantiones Arr David Willcocks Ding, dong! Merrily on high, French traditional Arr Mack Wilberg Sir Christemas, William Mathias