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Artist Hyperion Records
Wilson-Johnson, David (baritone)
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David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)

Baritone David Wilson-Johnson is one of Britain’s most established artists, and in a long and illustrious career he has been a regular guest of the major opera houses and orchestras and festivals worldwide under conductors including Ashkenazy, Boulez, Brüggen, Dutoit, Giulini, Harnoncourt, Holliger, King, Knussen, Mackerras, Previn, Rattle and Rozhdestvensky.

His discography includes Mahler’s Symphony No 8 with Rattle and the CBSO, Brahms’ Requiem with Previn and the London Symphony Orchestra, Schubert’s Winterreise with fortepianist David Owen Norris, Berlioz’ Romeo and Juliet and The Damnation of Faust with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Dutoit, and Bernard Herrmann’s cantata Moby Dick with Schønwandt and the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.

David Wilson-Johnson lives between houses in London, Amsterdam and the South West France, where he has for the last thirty years run a summer school at Ferrandou.


Boughton: The Immortal Hour
CDD220402CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) Composers of World War I
Grainger & Grieg: At twilight
CDH55236Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service
Grainger: Jungle Book & other choral works
CDH55433Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Grieg & Grainger: At twilight
CDH55236Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service
Mozart: Missa solemnis & other works
Studio Master: CDA67921Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Somervell: Maud & A Shropshire Lad
CDH55089Helios (Hyperion's budget label)Download currently discounted
Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 1
Vivaldi: The Complete Sacred Music
CDS44171/8111CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
A Treasury of English Song
This album is not yet available for downloadHYP30Super-budget price sampler — Deleted

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A dollar and a half is a poor man's pay  
A Shropshire Lad (Somervell)
As the dawn was breaking the Sambhur belled  
By the hoof of the wild goat uptossed from the cliff where she lay in the sun  
Dixit Dominus, RV594 (Vivaldi)
Dollar and a half a day (Grainger)
Early one morning (Grainger/Tall)
For our white and our excellent nights – for the nights of swift running  
Four Psalms, Op 74 (Grieg)
God's Son hath set me free  
How beautiful they are (Spirit Voices)  
How fair is thy face  
Hunting-song of the Seeonee pack  
I met my mates in the morning (and oh, but I am old!)  
I will let loose against you the fleet-footed vines  
In heav'n above  
Jesus Christ our Lord is risen  
Jungle Book (Grainger)
Laudate Dominum  
Maud (Somervell)
Missa in C major 'Missa solemnis', K337 (Mozart)
Morning song in the jungle  
Mowgli's song against people  
Night-song in the jungle  
Now Chil the Kite brings home the night that Mang the Bat sets free  
O Shenandoah I love your daughter  
Old Stormy he is dead and gone  
One moment past our bodies cast no shadow on the plain  
Pit where the buffalo cooled his hide  
Red Dog  
Sea Chanty Settings (Grainger)
Shaller Brown you're goin' ter leave me  
Shallow Brown (Grainger)
The beaches of Lukannon  
The fall of the stone  
The Immortal Hour (Boughton)
The Inuit  
The only son  
The People of the Eastern Ice, they are melting like the snow  
The peora hunt  
The Three Ravens (Grainger)
There were three ravens sat on a tree  
Tiger! Tiger!  
Vesperae solennes de Dominica, K321 (Mozart)
What of the hunting, hunter bold?  

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