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Recordings of the Cathedral Choirs

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Reviews for Tu Es Petrus:
"...the singing on this interesting CD is good throughout" (Steven Whitehead, Cross Rhythms)
"A new recording from this excellent choir" (

'Carols by Candlelight' - Sheffield Cathedral Consort

A recording of music from the ever-popular Carols by Candlelight event, held each December at Sheffield Cathedral, and sung by the eight-voice Sheffield Cathedral Consort.
The Truth From Above; Up Good Christen Folk; Ding Dong Merrily on High; In Dulci Jubilo; Jesus Christ the Apple Tree; The Holly & the Ivy; All This Time; Once As I Remember; A Virgin Most Pure; O Little One Sweet; I Saw a Maiden; The Lamb; The Three Kings; Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day; A Merry Christmas; I Sing of a Maiden


Price: £10.00

Up good Christen folk and listen

The Lamb - Tavener

We wish you a merry Christmas

'Sweet Bells' - Sheffield Cathedral Sing! Project Charity CD

All proceeds from the sale of these CDs will be split between The Children's Hospital Charity ( and the Sing! Project. Children's choir made up of children from Carterknowle Junior School, Dore Primary School, Norton Free Primary School, Phillimore Community Primary School, Tankersley St Peters Primary School, and Sheffield Cathedral Young Voices. I Saw Three ships; Good King Wenceslas; Here We Come A-Wassailing*; Gaudete; Silent night; O, Christmas tree; Sweet Bells *sung by Sheffield Cathedral Young Voices All musical arrangements by Richard Longman (


Price: £7.00

Sweet Bells

I saw three ships

O Christmas Tree

'Tu es Petrus'

The Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir Directed by Neil Taylor Organ: Anthony Gowing Tu es Petrus - Widor; Messe Cum Jubilo - Durufle; Tu es Petrus - Durufle; Missa Brevis - Dove; Hymn to St Peter - Britten; Grande Messe Solennelle - Escaich; St Peter & St Paul - Rutti

Regent Records, REGCD360

Price: £14.00

Tu es Petrus - Duruflé

Gloria (Missa Brevis) - Dove

Hymn to St Peter - Britten

Patrick Gowers: Choral and Organ Music

The Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Directed by Neil Taylor
Organ: Anthony Gowing
Toccata & Fugue (organ); Libera Me (II); Viri Galilei; Advent Sequence (Ad te Levavi; Populus Sion; Gaudete; Memento Nostri); Holy, Holy, Holy; Balulalow; An Occasional Trumpet Voluntary (organ)

Griffin Records, GCCD 4056

Price: £14.00




Helen Gray: In The Bleak Mid-Winter (CD single)

Helen Gray with The Boys, Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Choir Directed by Neil Taylor
CD includes dance mix, radio edit and CD-Rom music video

Charity CD in aid of the Cathedral Archer Project for the homeless.

Music Factory, SDCD 1002

Price: £3.00

In the bleak mid winter

'Crux Fidelis' - Music for Passiontide and Easter

The Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Directed by Neil Taylor
Organ: Peter Heginbotham
Hear my prayer - Purcell; The Reproaches - Sanders; Salvator mundi - Blow; A Litany - Walton; The Lamentation - Bairstow; O vos omnes - Casals; Crux fidelis - John IV; Crucifixus - Lotti; Drop, drop, slow tears - Leighton; Since by man came death - Handel; Tantum ergo - de Severac; Litanies a la Vierge noire - Poulenc; Love is come again - Nicholas; This joyful Eastertide - arr. Wood; Haec dies - Byrd; Easter anthems - Scott; Ye choirs of new Jerusalem - Shephard

Lammas Records, LAMM 147D

Price: £14.00

Tantum ergo - de Severac

Litanies a la Vierge noire - Poulenc

This joyful Eastertide - arr. Wood

The Complete New English Hymnal - Volume Thirteen

The Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Directed by Neil Taylor Organ: Peter Heginbotham
Rejoice today with one accord; Lord of the boundless curves; Alleluya! Alleluya!; Psalm 98: Sing to the Lord; Christ is the world's true Light; Lord, while for all mankind; Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us; Wake, O wake!; Jesu! - the very thought of Thee; Ye who own the faith of Jesus; Lord, in this thy mercy's day; O God, our help in ages past; Blessed Jesu, Mary's son; Holy Spirit, come, confirm us; Lord God of Hosts; Jesu, meek and lowly; Come, thou Holy Spirit, come; Sing Alleluya forth; Oft in danger, oft in woe; O Trinity of blessed light; Who is this so weak; O love, how deep; Psalm 84: How lovely is your dwelling place; New every morning is the love; O Jesu, King most wonderful; Son of God, eternal Saviour

Priory Records, PRCD 713

Price: £14.00

Lead Us Heavenly Father, Lead Us

O God Our Help in Ages Past

Alleluya! Alleluya!

'Dance, my heart' - Music by Edward Elgar and Robert Walker

The Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Directed by Neil Taylor
Organ: Peter Heginbotham and William Saunders(*)
Robert Walker - Dance, my heart*; As the apple tree; Missa Brevis; Adam lay ybounden, O Lord, thou hast searched me out; Psalm 2; Hymn - Thine for ever
Edward Elgar - Psalm 1; Give unto the Lord; Ave verum corpus; Ave Maria; Ecce sacerdos; Intende voci orationis meae; Seek him that maketh the seven stars; Light of the world

Lammas Records, LAMM 133D

Price: £14.00

Adam Lay Ybounden

Ave Verum Corpus

'Brightest and Best' - Hymns from Sheffield Cathedral

The Boys and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Directed by Neil Taylor
Organ: Peter Heginbotham
Lo, he comes with clouds descending; It came upon the midnight clear; Brightest and best; Take up thy cross; My song is love unknown; Praise to the holiest; Were you there?; We sing the praise of him who died; Jesus lives!; Come down, O love divine; O thou who camest from above; Holy, Holy, Holy; Christ triumphant; Thou whose almighty word; Light's abode, celestial Salem; How shall I sing that majesty?; Angel voices; Saviour again, to thy dear name; Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour; Jerusalem

Cloister Records

Price: £12.00

Brightest and Best

O Thou Who Camest

'Et in Terra Pax'

The Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Directed by Neil Taylor
Organ: Peter Heginbotham
George Malcolm - Missa ad Praesepe, Terribilis est locus iste, Veritas mea, Verbum caro factum est
Lennox Berkeley - Mass for Five Voices, Look up, sweet babe
Grayston Ives - Missa Brevis, O for a closer walk with God
Mark Blatchly - Short Mass for Sheffield, Give us the wings of faith

Lammas Records, LAMM 124D

Price: £14.00

Veritas mea

Mass for Five Voices

'A Ceremony of Carols'

The Boys, Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Directed by Neil Taylor
Harp: Brian Davis
Organ: Mark Pybus
A Ceremony of Carols - Benjamin Britten; Sir Christemas - William Mathias; Lully, Lulla - Kenneth Leighton; Hark the Herald Angels Sing - Felix Mendelssohn, arr. David Willcocks; Sans Day Carol - Traditional, arr. John Rutter; O Come all ye Faithful - J.F.Wade, arr. Willcocks; Magnificat (Collegium Regale) - John Tavener; Away in a Manger - W.J.Kirkpatrick, arr. Willcocks; There is no Rose - John Joubert; Three Carol Anthems - Herbert Howells; Sussex Carol - Traditional, arr. Willcocks

Cloister Records, CRCD 9904

Price: £10.00

A Ceremony of Carols

Sussex Carol

'Excelsis' - A feast of English brass and vocal music

Sheffield Cathedral Chamber Choir, Sheffield Cathedral Girl Choristers and Harlequin Brass
Directed by Neil Taylor
Organ: Christopher Betts
Gloria - John Rutter; Funeral Music for Queen Mary - Henry Purcell; The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune - Ralph Vaughan Williams; The Lord is King - Philip Wilby; I was glad, Blest Pair of Sirens & Hear my Words, ye People - Charles H H Parry

Hilltop Records, HSBC CD 001

Price: £10.00 (NOW SOLD OUT)


The Lord is King

'Nunc Dimittis' - Music for Evensong

The Boys, Girls and Men of Sheffield Cathedral Choir
Directed by Simon Lole
Organ: Chris Betts & Peter Heginbotham
A Hymn for St Cecilia - Howells; Psalm 84 (Parry); Evening Service in D - Dyson; A Hymn to the Holy Spirit - Lole; Elegy - Walton; Psalm 4 (Mode ii); Creator of the Earth and Sky (Mode i); Second Service - Moore; I Give You a New Commandment - Shepherd; Voluntary in G minor - Long; Weil Jezto Alles Still Ist - Beattey; Psalm 126 (Martin); Gloucester Service - Howells; And When the Builders - Shephard; Hymn: We Cannot Measure (Ye Banks and Braes); Paean - Howells; A New Year Carol - Britten; Mine Eyes for Beauty Pine - Harrison; Love, the Great Mystery - Cole/Lole

Regent Records, CD

Price: £10.00 (NOW SOLD OUT)

And When the Builders