Willan: I beheld her, beautiful as a dove

Recorded August 2002 at Holy Rosary Cathedral

Dean of Canadian Choral music Healy Willan (1880-1968) is remembered for his tremendous output; especially of a cappella sacred music, including many settings of passages from the Song of Songs. Willan’s gently hovering harmonies pair beautifully with the romantic poetic imagery - and his lack of regular meter creates a floating affect throughout the music.

SINGERS

Joanna Dundas
Katherine Goheen
Siri Olesen
Melanie Adams
Marianne de Kleer
Caitlin MacRae
Jonathan Quick
Troy Topnik
Sean Veley
Derrick Christian
Andy Hillhouse
Michael Murray

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