Willan: Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One

Recorded April 2012 at St Philip's Anglican Church

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

Tora Klassen
Siri Olesen
Lucy Smith
Melanie Adams
Bess Durey
Christine Scott
Peter Alexander
Michael van der Gaag
Lane Price
Russell Cripps
Matthew MacTavish
Shane Raman

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