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    Gloria,  Adieu...

    Tim and the Gloria team thank the many listeners for the kind and appreciative messages received when the lyric schedule changed at the end of 2015. Don't worry, Tim looks forward to sharing his musical passions with you in other ways, in the not too distant future.

    The Gloria webpage archive remains active and up to 50 past Gloria programmes may be accessed by going to the following page and typing the word Gloria into the Search the Player box: (link to listen back)!

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    A list of all the music which has been played on Gloria over the years will be made available shortly
    Thank You.

    Gloria Sunday 9 June 2013



    Tim Thurston guides you through a millennium of sacred music featuring Gregorian chant, pure solo voices and choral masterpieces, framed around the glorious music of J.S. Bach.

    Music Played on June 9th


    Music Played on June 9th


    Track Title: Benedictus
    Artist: Cappella Nova – Alan Tavener
    Composer: Anon
    Record Label: Gaudeamus
    Record Number: CDGAU129

    Track Title: Blessing And Litany Of Peace
    Artist: Cappella Romana – Alexander Lingas
    Composer: Anon – Byzantine
    Record Label: Cappella Romana
    Record Number: CR404

    Track Title: Ave Maria + 3 Inst.Works
    Artist: Dominique Visse – Capella De La Torre
    Composer: Josquin Despres
    Record Label: Challenge
    Record Number: CC72544

    Track Title: From Requiem For Josquin
    Artist: The King'S Singers
    Composer: Richafort, Jean
    Record Label: Signum
    Record Number: SIGCD326

    Track Title: From Lamentatio Henrici Noel
    Artist: The Hilliard Ensemble – Paul Hillier
    Composer: Dowland, John
    Record Label: Emi
    Record Number: CDC749805-2

    Track Title: Dowland'S Lamentation
    Artist: Hopkinson Smith – Lute
    Composer: Dowland, John
    Record Label: Naive
    Record Number: E8896

    Track Title: Jesu, Meine Freude – Buxwv60
    Artist: The Purcell Quartet
    Composer: Buxtehude, Dietrich
    Record Label: Chaconne
    Record Number: CHAN0691

    Track Title: Partita Christ Der Du Bist Der Helle Tag – Bwv766
    Artist: Margaret Phillips – Schnitger – Noordbroek
    Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
    Record Label: Regent
    Record Number: REGCD301

    Track Title: Ich Habe Mein Sach Gott Heimgestellt – Bwv 707,708
    Artist: Andrea Marcon - Metzler – Muri – Aargau
    Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
    Record Label: Hanssler
    Record Number: CD92.087

    Track Title: From Missa Grande
    Artist: Choeur L'Echelle
    Composer: Portugal, Marcos
    Record Label: Paraty
    Record Number: 312214

    Track Title: From Communion Service “Christ'S Hospital”
    Artist: Choir Of St Michael At The North Gate – Tom Hammond-Davies
    Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
    Record Label: Regent
    Record Number: REGCD389

    Track Title: Serenity – O Magnum Mysterium
    Artist: Phoenix Chorale – Charles Bruffy
    Composer: Gjeilo, Ola
    Record Label: Chandos
    Record Number: CHSA5100

    Track Title: From Missa Triueriensis
    Artist: The State Choir Latvija – Maris Sirmais
    Composer: Jackson, Gabriel
    Record Label: Hyperion
    Record Number: CDA67976


    Book and CD for the Gloria Programme

    Available Now -
    Companion Book and CD for the Gloria Programme!

    Published by Associated Editions, An Introduction to a Millennium of Sacred Music, really is a very beautiful book - with art from Irish collections it also includes a CD of the finest recordings of Christmas music from the incomparable Hyperion catalogue.

    Click here to purchase
    'An Introduction to a Millennium of
    Sacred Music'

    Tim Thurston in conversation with Eamonn Lawlor

    Recorded at the recent launch of the companion book and CD to lyric's Gloria programme, Eamonn Lawlor and Tim Thurston in conversation during which they talk about Tim's musical journey, 15 years of Gloria programmes and how the book came about.

    Eamonn and Tim at the Launch in The Hunt Museum Limerick.


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