Exequy and Elysium

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Catalogue No: DDA 21206
EAN/UPC: 809730120625
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Release Date: September 2006
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Discs: 2

Our third disc of organ music by young British composer James Cook, with two major symphonies and other works. Cook’s music is haunting, ethereal and spiritual – no fireworks; this is music to savour with mind at ease. Almost 160 minutes of music.

Track Listing

    James Cook:

  1. I. Sinfonia Lacrimosa − 1. Jeremiad (9:21)
  2. II. Sinfonia Lacrimosa − 2. Elegy (16:34)
  3. III. Sinfonia Lacrimosa − 3. Scherzo fugato (14:16)
  4. IV. Sinfonia Lacrimosa − 4. Shiggaion (15:28)
  5. Exequy (2:11)
  6. Sinfonietta (22:03)
  7. I. Symphonia Melodia − 1. Andante (18:43)
  8. II. Symphonia Melodia − 2. Adagietto (7:05)
  9. III. Symphonia Melodia − 3. Rondo (4:38)
  10. IV. Symphonia Melodia − 4. Adagio (25:19)
  11. I. Two Sacred Fancies − 1. Panegyris (7:57)
  12. II. Two Sacred Fancies − 2. Elysium (2:34)
  13. Plerophoria (6:31)
  14. Euphony (6:30)

Reviews

Records International

Clearly and idiomatically written for the organ, the music harks back to an earlier age of church music… this is not to deny the real beauty and emotional sincerity of these finely crafted reveries, meditations and celebrations.