Herbert Howells

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Herbert Norman Howells CH CBE (17 October 1892 – 23 February 1983) was an English composer, organist, and teacher, most famous for his large output of Anglican church music.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 Music for Oboe and Piano Howells, Rubbra, Harty; Sarah Francis, Peter Dickinson 2
1987 Howells: Requiem / Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor Herbert Howells, Ralph Vaughan Williams; Corydon Singers, Matthew Best 2
1989 Howells: In Gloucestershire / Dyson: Three Rhapsodies Herbert Howells, Sir George Dyson; Divertimenti 2
1993 Music for Strings Herbert Howells; City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox 1
1994 Howells: Requiem / Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing / Martin: Mass Herbert Howells, Frank Martin; Vasari, Jeremy Backhouse 1
1995 Orchestral Works, Volume 1 Herbert Howells; Moray Welsh, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox 1
1997 Orchestral Works, Volume 2 Herbert Howells; London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox, Yvonne Kenny, Lydia Mordkovitch 1
1999 Requiem / Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing Herbert Howells; Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, Christopher Robinson, Iain Farrington 1
1999 Hymnus Paradisi etc. (BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra feat. conductor: Richard Hickox) Herbert Howells 1
2000 Piano Concerto no. 1 / Piano Concerto no. 2 / Penguinski Herbert Howells; Howard Shelley, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox 1
2005 Choral Music (Wells Cathedral Choir feat. conductor: Malcom Archer, organ: Rubert Gough) Herbert Howells 1
2006 Hear my Prayer: Hymns and Anthems Elgar, Stanford, Finzi, Howells, Purcell; Karina Gauvin, Matthew Larkin, Choir of St John's, Elora, Noel Edison 1
2007 Hymnus paradisi / Sir Patrick Spens (The Bach Choir and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: David Hill) Herbert Howells 1
2010 Choral Music Herbert Howells; The Rodolfus Choir, Ralph Allwood 1
2012 Requiem Herbert Howells; The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Stephen Layton 1
2014 Stabat Mater Herbert Howells; The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill 1
I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes Sir Charles Villiers Stanford,Herbert Howells;The Cambridge Singers directed by John Rutter with Wayne Marshall 1
Missa Sabrinensis (Janice Watson, Della Jones, Martyn Hill, Donald Maxwell, London Symphony, Gennady Rozhdestvensky) Herbert Howells 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 BBC Music, Volume 18, Number 4: Britten: St. Nicolas / Howells: Three Carol-Anthems Howells / Britten 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Fantasy String Quartet - Rhapsodic Quintet - Piano Quartet Herbert Howells 1

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