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Artist Hyperion Records

Michael Brewer (conductor)

For twenty years Mike Brewer has been the Music Director at Chethams, Britain's largest music school for gifted children. He has been prominent in the country's choral life, as conductor of award winning choirs (he won the worldwide competition 'Let the Peoples Sing' twice) and as musical director of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain and Laudibus. Latterly Mike has worked regularly as adjudicator, guest conductor and workshop clinician worldwide.

His annual tours include South East Asia, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and he also has a busy programme of workshops and concerts in Britian and Europe.

Mike's volume of African songs for Faber Music> was released in 1999. His conductor's manual Kick Start your Choir has won wide acclaim, as have his first two sight-singing books for choristers (with Paul Harris). He now spends part of each year in New Zealand writing music. Not surprisingly, top in his list of hobbies comes travel.

Albums
'All in the April Evening' (CDH55243)
All in the April Evening
with Laudibus
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55243  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
All creatures now (Bennet)
All in the April evening (Roberton)
All through the night (Anon/Roberton)
An Eriskay Love Lilt (Anon/Roberton)
As torrents in summer  Song of Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf, Op 30 (Elgar)
Ave verum corpus (Byrd)
Ca' the yowes (Anon/Vaughan Williams)
Can ye no' hush yer weepin', O?  First line to Dream Angus (Anon/Roberton)
Corpus Christi (Warlock)
Crimond (Irvine/Grant/Ross)
Dream Angus (Anon/Roberton)
Drink to me only with thine eyes (Anon/Roberton)
Fare you well, my dear, I must be gone  First line to The turtle dove (Anon/Vaughan Williams)
Full fathom five  No 1 of Three Shakespeare Songs (Vaughan Williams)
Fyer! Fyer! (Morley)
Lully, lullay – The faucon hath borne my make away  First line to Corpus Christi (Warlock)
My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land, Op 18 No 3 (Elgar)
Never weather-beaten sail  No 3 of Songs of Farewell (Parry)
No star is o'er the lake  First line to The long day closes (Sullivan)
O can ye sew cushions? (Anon/Bantock)
Over hill, over dale  No 3 of Three Shakespeare Songs (Vaughan Williams)
Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf, Op 30 (Elgar)
Songs of Farewell (Parry)
The Banks o' Doon (Anon/Roberton)
The blue bird, Op 119 No 3 (Stanford)
The cloud-capp'd towers  No 2 of Three Shakespeare Songs (Vaughan Williams)
The lake lay blue below the hill  First line to The blue bird, Op 119 No 3 (Stanford)
The long day closes (Sullivan)
The Lord's my shepherd  First line to Crimond (Irvine/Grant/Ross)
The turtle dove (Anon/Vaughan Williams)
The wee cooper o' Fife (Anon/Roberton)
There was a wee copper wha lived in Fife  First line to The wee cooper o' Fife (Anon/Roberton)
Three Shakespeare Songs (Vaughan Williams)
Vair me o rovan o – When I'm lonely dear white heart  First line to An Eriskay Love Lilt (Anon/Roberton)
While the moon her watch is keeping  First line to All through the night (Anon/Roberton)
Wi' a hundred pipers (Anon/Mansfield)
Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon  First line to The Banks o' Doon (Anon/Roberton)
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