TWO CHORAL SELECTIONS FOR EASTER! Click on the links below to hear each piece.
Jesus, pro me perforatus sets Gladstone's Latin translation of 'Rock of Ages' to a lyrical melody, ideal for amateur choirs. More demanding, The Breaking of Bread reflects the Easter story of the road to Emmaus. Both works are on the CD In no strange land sung by Sonoro directed by Neil Ferris with Michael Higgins, organ, available from Resonus Classics
Scores available from Composers Edition
The new collaboration with photographer Laurel Turton
'A 45-minute tour de force...imaginative writing for marimba, clarinet and viola...some striking textures...the vocal line being expressive and singer-friendly yet highly wrought.' - planethugill.com, 2020
BEHIND THE COMPOSER
A life of music, words and gardens
Nourished by the borderlands of England and Wales
Creating music theatre, choral, vocal and instrumental music in a converted Methodist chapel
‘The outstanding Mary’s Hand’
'The writing is linear, finely wrought and daringly spare'
IN NO STRANGE LAND
BBC Music Magazine
'This disc of choral works by contemporary composer Martin Bussey is glorious...Shimmering sound'
THROUGH A GLASS, DARKLY
'An enthralling piece which makes a philosophical exploration of dreams and reality'