Hyperion Records

Artist Hyperion Records
Hunt, Donald (conductor)

Donald Hunt (conductor)

see also Donald Hunt (organ)

Donald Hunt was born in Gloucester, where he became a cathedral chorister and an articled pupil of the cathedral organist, conductor and composer, Dr Herbert Sumsion, to whom he became assistant organist at the age of seventeen.

After a short spell in Torquay, Donald Hunt was appointed director of music at the renowned Parish Church of Leeds and, while in Yorkshire, became conductor and choir trainer of several notable choirs such as the Leeds Philharmonic, the Leeds Festival Chorus and the Halifax Choral Society. For his work in Yorkshire – he was also Leeds City Organist and an academic lecturer at the Leeds College of Music – he received a doctorate in music from the University of Leeds. Dr Hunt was appointed Organist and Master of the Choristers at Worcester Cathedral in January 1976, a post he held until August 1996, during which time he was artistic director and conductor of eight Three Choirs Festivals. He has also enjoyed a long and happy association with the Bromsgrove Festival.

Albums
'Elgar: Cathedral Music' (CDH55147)
Elgar: Cathedral Music
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55147  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Elgar: The complete choral songs' (CDA66271/2)
Elgar: The complete choral songs
'English Choral and Organ Music' (CDH55009)
English Choral and Organ Music
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH55009  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
'Joy to the World' (CDH55161)
Joy to the World
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55161  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Stanford: Cathedral Music' (CDA66030)
Stanford: Cathedral Music
'Wesley: Anthems, Vol. 1' (CDA66446)
Wesley: Anthems, Vol. 1
'Wesley: Anthems, Vol. 2' (CDA66469)
Wesley: Anthems, Vol. 2
Complete works available for download
ANONYMOUS - TRADITIONAL
A Gallery Carol with Worcester Festival Choral Society, Adrian Partington (organ)
Ding dong! merrily on high with Worcester Festival Choral Society
God rest you merry, gentlemen with Worcester Festival Choral Society, Adrian Partington (organ)
Il est né, le divin enfant with Worcester Cathedral Choir
Joy to the world with Worcester Festival Choral Society, Adrian Partington (organ)
King Jesus hath a garden with Worcester Festival Choral Society, Adrian Partington (organ)
Mary, Mother of God's dear child with Worcester Cathedral Choir
Sans Day Carol with Worcester Cathedral Choir
The Song of the Birds with Worcester Cathedral Choir
The Twelve Days of Christmas with Worcester Festival Choral Society
The Yorkshire Wassail with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Benjamin Ryder (treble)
What shall we give to the child? with Worcester Cathedral Choir, William Carslake (treble)
RONALD CORP  (b1951)
Susanni with Worcester Cathedral Choir
SIR EDWARD ELGAR  (1857-1934)
A Christmas Greeting, Op 52 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Jeremy Ballard (violin), Robin Thurlby (violin), Keith Swallow (piano)
Angelus, Op 56 with Worcester Cathedral Choir
Ave Maria, Op 2 No 2 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Ave maris stella, Op 2 No 3 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, William Carslake (treble), Adrian Partington (organ)
Ave verum corpus, Op 2 No 1 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Death on the hills, Op 72 with The Donald Hunt Singers
Ecce sacerdos magnus with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Evening Scene with Worcester Cathedral Choir
Fear not, O land with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Five Partsongs from the Greek anthology, Op 45 with The Donald Hunt Singers
Four Choral Songs, Op 53 with Worcester Cathedral Choir
Give unto the Lord, Op 74 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Go, song of mine, Op 57 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, The Donald Hunt Singers
Goodmorrow with Worcester Cathedral Choir
Great is the Lord, Op 67 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
How calmly the evening with Worcester Cathedral Choir
I sing the birth with Worcester Cathedral Choir
Lo! Christ the Lord is born with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Love, Op 18 No 2 with The Donald Hunt Singers
My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land, Op 18 No 3 with The Donald Hunt Singers
O happy eyes, Op 18 No 1 with The Donald Hunt Singers
O hearken thou, Op 64 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
O salutaris hostia I with Worcester Cathedral Choir
O salutaris hostia II with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
O salutaris hostia III with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Spanish Serenade, Op 23 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Jeremy Ballard (violin), Robin Thurlby (violin), Keith Swallow (piano)
The Herald with The Donald Hunt Singers
The Prince of Sleep with Worcester Cathedral Choir
The Rapid Stream with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Keith Swallow (piano)
The Reveille, Op 54 with The Donald Hunt Singers
The Wanderer with The Donald Hunt Singers
The Woodland Stream with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Keith Swallow (piano)
They are at rest with The Donald Hunt Singers
Two Choral Songs, Op 71 with The Donald Hunt Singers
Two Choral Songs, Op 73 with The Donald Hunt Singers
Two Partsongs, Op 26 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Jeremy Ballard (violin), Robin Thurlby (violin), Keith Swallow (piano)
Weary wind of the west with Worcester Cathedral Choir
When swallows fly with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Keith Swallow (piano)
Zut, zut, zut with The Donald Hunt Singers
GERALD FINZI  (1901-1956)
Lo, the full, final sacrifice, Op 26 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
HENRY JOHN GAUNTLETT  (1805-1876)
Once in Royal David's City with Worcester Festival Choral Society, Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
HERBERT HOWELLS  (1892-1983)
Inheritance with The Donald Hunt Singers
The Scribe with The Donald Hunt Singers
WILLIAM JAMES KIRKPATRICK  (1838-1921)
Away in a manger with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Thomas Blunt (treble)
WILLIAM LLEWELLYN  (b1925)
Hush you, my baby with Worcester Cathedral Choir
In the bleak mid-winter with Worcester Festival Choral Society
FELIX MENDELSSOHN  (1809-1847)
Hark! the herald angels sing with Worcester Festival Choral Society, Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
SIR JOHN STAINER  (1840-1901)
The First Nowell / Mary's Child with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Worcester Festival Choral Society, Adrian Partington (organ)
SIR CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD  (1852-1924)
Evening Service in A, Op 12 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Paul Trepte (organ)
For lo, I raise up, Op 145 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Paul Trepte (organ)
O living will with Worcester Cathedral Choir
The Lord is my shepherd with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Paul Trepte (organ)
Three Motets, Op 38 with Worcester Cathedral Choir
Ye choirs of New Jerusalem, Op 123 with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Paul Trepte (organ)
HERBERT WHITTON SUMSION  (1899-1995)
In Exile with The Donald Hunt Singers
Te Deum laudamus with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
They that go down to the sea in ships with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
JEREMY THURLOW  (b?)
All and some with Worcester Cathedral Choir
JUDITH WEIR  (b1954)
Illuminare, Jerusalem with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
SAMUEL SEBASTIAN WESLEY  (1810-1876)
Ascribe unto the Lord with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Blessed be the God and Father with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ), Thomas Blunt (treble)
Cast me not away with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Let us lift up our heart with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Man that is born of a woman with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
O give thanks unto the Lord with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
O Lord, my God with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
O Lord, thou art my God with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Praise the Lord, my soul with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
The face of the Lord with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
The wilderness with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ)
Wash me throughly from my wickedness with Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ), Benjamin Ryder (treble)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A Christmas Greeting, Op 52 (Elgar)
A Gallery Carol (Anon/Wells)
A grim old king  First line to The Herald (Elgar)
After many a dusty mile  No 3 of Five Partsongs from the Greek anthology, Op 45 (Elgar)
All and some (Thurlow)
Alleluia. I sing the birth  First line to I sing the birth (Elgar)
And in that day it shall be said  Part 5 of O Lord, thou art my God (Wesley)
And sorrow and sighing shall flee away  Part 5 of The wilderness (Wesley)
And the ransom'd of the Lord  Part 4 of The wilderness (Wesley)
Angelus, Op 56 (Elgar)
As for the Gods of Heaven  Part 3 of Ascribe unto the Lord (Wesley)
Ascribe unto the Lord (Wesley)
Ave Maria, Op 2 No 2 (Elgar)
Ave maris stella, Op 2 No 3 (Elgar)
Ave Mary! – Look down, O Queen, on thy children lowly bending  First line to Angelus, Op 56 (Elgar)
Ave verum corpus, Op 2 No 1 (Elgar)
Away in a manger (Kirkpatrick/Llewellyn)
Beati quorum via  No 3 of Three Motets, Op 38 (Stanford)
Blessed are they that alway keep judgment  Part 3 of O give thanks unto the Lord (Wesley)
Blessed be the God and Father (Wesley)
Bowered on sloping hillsides rise  First line to A Christmas Greeting, Op 52 (Elgar)
Caelos ascendit hodie  No 2 of Three Motets, Op 38 (Stanford)
Cast me not away (Wesley)
Cloud, if as thou dost melt  First line to The Shower, No 1 of Two Choral Songs, Op 71 (Elgar)
Come! give it a lift, our old-time march-song  First line to Zut, zut, zut (Elgar)
Death on the hills, Op 72 (Elgar)
Deep in my soul  No 2 of Four Choral Songs, Op 53 (Elgar)
Ding dong! merrily on high (Anon/Llewellyn)
Dishevelled and in tears, go, song of mine  First line to Go, song of mine, Op 57 (Elgar)
Dreams all too brief  First line to Serenade, No 2 of Two Choral Songs, Op 73 (Elgar)
Ecce sacerdos magnus (Elgar)
English Motets, Op 135 (Stanford)
Evening Scene (Elgar)
Evening Service in A, Op 12 (Stanford)
Fear not, O land (Elgar)
Feasting I watch  No 5 of Five Partsongs from the Greek anthology, Op 45 (Elgar)
Five Partsongs from the Greek anthology, Op 45 (Elgar)
Fly, singing bird, fly  No 2 of Two Partsongs, Op 26 (Elgar)
For in the wilderness shall waters break out  Part 3 of The wilderness (Wesley)
For lo, I raise up, Op 145 (Stanford)
For our heart shall rejoice in him  Part 2 of O Lord, thou art my God (Wesley)
For this mortal must put on immortality  Part 4 of O Lord, thou art my God (Wesley)
Four Choral Songs, Op 53 (Elgar)
Give unto the Lord, Op 74 (Elgar)
Glorious and Powerful God  No 3 of English Motets, Op 135 (Stanford)
Go, song of mine, Op 57 (Elgar)
God rest you merry, gentlemen (Anon/Llewellyn)
Goodmorrow (Elgar)
Great is the Lord, Op 67 (Elgar)
Hark! I hear the tramp of thousands  First line to The Reveille, Op 54 (Elgar)
Hark! the herald angels sing (Mendelssohn/Llewellyn)
He will swallow up death in victory  Part 3 of O Lord, thou art my God (Wesley)
How calmly the evening (Elgar)
How oft along the woodland way  First line to The Woodland Stream (Elgar)
Hush you, my baby (Llewellyn)
I met at eve the Prince of Sleep  First line to The Prince of Sleep (Elgar)
I sing the birth (Elgar)
I wander through the woodlands  First line to The Wanderer (Elgar)
Il est né, le divin enfant (Anon/Llewellyn)
Illuminare, Jerusalem (Weir)
In Exile (Sumsion)
In the bleak mid-winter (Llewellyn)
Inheritance (Howells)
It's oh to be a wild wind  No 4 of Five Partsongs from the Greek anthology, Op 45 (Elgar)
Joy to the world (Anon/Llewellyn)
Justorum animae  No 1 of Three Motets, Op 38 (Stanford)
King Jesus hath a garden (Anon/Llewellyn)
Lead me, Lord, in thy righteousness  Part 3 of Praise the Lord, my soul (Wesley)
Let us lift up our heart (Wesley)
Like the rosy norther glow  First line to Love, Op 18 No 2 (Elgar)
Lo! Christ the Lord is born (Elgar)
Lo, the full, final sacrifice, Op 26 (Finzi)
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace  First line to Nunc dimittis, Canticle 2 from Evening Service in A, Op 12 (Stanford)
Love, Op 18 No 2 (Elgar)
Love's Tempest  No 1 of Two Choral Songs, Op 73 (Elgar)
Magnificat  Canticle 1 from Evening Service in A, Op 12 (Stanford)
Man that is born of a woman (Wesley)
Mary, Mother of God's dear child (Anon/Jorda)
My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land, Op 18 No 3 (Elgar)
My soul doth magnify the Lord  First line to Magnificat, Canticle 1 from Evening Service in A, Op 12 (Stanford)
My voice shalt thou hear betimes, O Lord  Part 2 of Praise the Lord, my soul (Wesley)
Nunc dimittis  Canticle 2 from Evening Service in A, Op 12 (Stanford)
O give thanks unto the Lord (Wesley)
O happy eyes, Op 18 No 1 (Elgar)
O hearken thou, Op 64 (Elgar)
O living will (Stanford)
O Lord, my God (Wesley)
O Lord, thou art my God (Wesley)
O may we thus insure  Part 4 of Let us lift up our heart (Wesley)
O salutaris hostia I (Elgar)
O salutaris hostia II (Elgar)
O salutaris hostia III (Elgar)
O snow, which sinks so light  First line to The Snow, No 1 of Two Partsongs, Op 26 (Elgar)
O streamlet, swiftly flowing  First line to The Rapid Stream (Elgar)
O Wild West Wind  No 3 of Four Choral Songs, Op 53 (Elgar)
O worship the Lord  Part 2 of Ascribe unto the Lord (Wesley)
Once in Royal David's City (Gauntlett/Mann/Wells)
Owls, an Epitaph  No 4 of Four Choral Songs, Op 53 (Elgar)
Praise the Lord, my soul (Wesley)
Sans Day Carol (Anon/Humphris)
Say to them of a fearful heart  Part 2 of The wilderness (Wesley)
Serenade  No 2 of Two Choral Songs, Op 73 (Elgar)
Silent lay the sapphire ocean  First line to Love's Tempest, No 1 of Two Choral Songs, Op 73 (Elgar)
Spanish Serenade, Op 23 (Elgar)
Stars of the summer night!  First line to Spanish Serenade, Op 23 (Elgar)
Susanni (Corp)
Te Deum laudamus (Sumsion)
The face of the Lord (Wesley)
The First Nowell / Mary's Child (Stainer/Ainger/Llewellyn)
The Fountain  No 2 of Two Choral Songs, Op 71 (Elgar)
The Herald (Elgar)
The Lord hath been mindful of us  Part 4 of Ascribe unto the Lord (Wesley)
The Lord is my shepherd (Stanford)
The Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants  Part 3 of The face of the Lord (Wesley)
The Prince of Sleep (Elgar)
The Rapid Stream (Elgar)
The Reveille, Op 54 (Elgar)
The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth  Part 2 of The face of the Lord (Wesley)
The Scribe (Howells)
The sheep-bell tolleth curfew-time  First line to Evening Scene (Elgar)
The Shower  No 1 of Two Choral Songs, Op 71 (Elgar)
The Snow  No 1 of Two Partsongs, Op 26 (Elgar)
The Song of the Birds (Anon/Ribo)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (Anon/Austin/Humphris)
The unthrift sun shot vital gold  First line to The Fountain, No 2 of Two Choral Songs, Op 71 (Elgar)
The Wanderer (Elgar)
The wilderness (Wesley)
The Woodland Stream (Elgar)
The Yorkshire Wassail (Anon/Humphris)
There is sweet music  No 1 of Four Choral Songs, Op 53 (Elgar)
They are at rest (Elgar)
They that go down to the sea in ships (Sumsion)
Thou judge of quick and dead  Part 3 of Let us lift up our heart (Wesley)
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace (Wesley)
Thou, O Lord God, art the thing  Part 2 of Let us lift up our heart (Wesley)
Three Motets, Op 38 (Stanford)
Two Choral Songs, Op 71 (Elgar)
Two Choral Songs, Op 73 (Elgar)
Two Partsongs, Op 26 (Elgar)
Wash me throughly from my wickedness (Wesley)
Weary wind of the west (Elgar)
What is that? … Nothing  First line to Owls, an Epitaph, No 4 of Four Choral Songs, Op 53 (Elgar)
What shall we give to the child? (Anon/Ribo)
When swallows dart from cottage eves  First line to When swallows fly (Elgar)
When swallows fly (Elgar)
Whether I find thee  No 2 of Five Partsongs from the Greek anthology, Op 45 (Elgar)
Who can express the noble acts of the Lord?  Part 2 of O give thanks unto the Lord (Wesley)
Why o'er the dark'ning hill-slopes  First line to Death on the hills, Op 72 (Elgar)
Ye choirs of New Jerusalem, Op 123 (Stanford)
Ye holy angels bright  No 1 of English Motets, Op 135 (Stanford)
Yea, cast me from heights  No 1 of Five Partsongs from the Greek anthology, Op 45 (Elgar)
You that have spent the silent night  First line to Goodmorrow (Elgar)
Zut, zut, zut (Elgar)
Show: MP3 FLAC ALAC
   English   Français   Deutsch