Sunday, 8 - 10am

Gloria Sunday 9 June 2013

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.


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.



Contact the Show

Presenter: Tim Thurston

Producer: Áine Fay


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