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Archer, Malcolm (conductor)
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Malcolm Archer (conductor)

Malcolm Archer was educated at King Edward VII and Queen Mary School, Lytham before studying at the Royal College of Music (as an RCO scholar). He was later organ scholar at Jesus College, Cambridge. His organ teachers include Ralph Downes, Gillian Weir, and Nicolas Kynaston and he studied composition with Herbert Sumsion and Alan Ridout. Malcolm Archer's first posts were at Bristol Cathedral and Norwich Cathedral. Archer was appointed Organist and Master of the Choristers at Wells Cathedral in 1996 where he directed and trained the Cathedral choir for its daily services in the Cathedral, as well as being the Musical Director for Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society. He has made several recordings with the choir to critical acclaim. He took over as organist and Director of Music at St Paul's from John Scott in 2004. In August 2007 he took up a new position as Director of Chapel Music and Organist at Winchester College, where he is in charge of the Winchester College Chapel Choir as well as teaching the organ. Archer is also a distinguished and popular composer of church music, and has over 200 published compositions.

Albums

Howells: Choral Music
CDH55456Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
The English Hymn, Vol. 1 – Christ Triumphant
CDP12101
The English Hymn, Vol. 2 – Jerusalem the Golden
CDP12102
The English Hymn, Vol. 3 – Hills of the north, rejoice
CDP12103
The English Hymn, Vol. 4 – All things bright and beautiful
CDP12104
The English Hymn, Vol. 5 – Lead, kindly Light
CDP12105

Complete works available for download

ANONYMOUS - TRADITIONAL
Bunessanwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Divinum Mysteriumwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Herongate 'In Jesse's City'with Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Innocentswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Lord of the Dancewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Lübeckwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Monks Gatewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Quem pastores laudaverewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Rockingwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Shipstonwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Shipstonwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Slanewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
St Patrick's Breastplatewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Stoweywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ), Kieran White (treble)
The Birdswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Veni Creatorwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Winchester Newwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
PATRICK APPLEFORD (b1925)
Living Lordwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
MALCOLM ARCHER (b1952)
Lake MacDonaldwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Redlandwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Vicars' Closewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JAMES LEITH MACBETH BAIN (1860-1925)
Brother James' Airwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ), Kieran White (treble)
SABINE BARING-GOULD (1834-1924)
Eudoxiawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JOHN BARNARD (b1948)
Guiting Powerwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR JOSEPH BARNBY (1838-1896)
Laudes Dominiwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
O perfect lovewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
MICHAEL BAUGHEN (b1930)
Lord of the Yearswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
MAURICE BEVAN (1921-2006)
Corvedalewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
ARTHUR HENRY BROWN (1830-1926)
St John Damascenewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
FREDERICK ARTHUR CHALLINOR (1866-1952)
Stories of Jesuswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
C C CONVERSE (1832-1918)
Conversewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JOHANNES CRÜGER (1598-1662)
Herzliebster Jesuwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JOHN DARWALL (1731-1789)
Darwall's 148thwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR HENRY WALFORD DAVIES (1869-1941)
Christmas Carolwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
God be in my headwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JOHN BACCHUS DYKES (1823-1876)
Gerontiuswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Horburywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Nicaeawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Strength and staywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JAMES WILLIAM ELLIOTT (1833-1915)
Day of restwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR GEORGE JOB ELVEY (1816-1893)
Diadematawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
DAVID EVANS (1874-1948)
Lucerna Laudoniaewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
ALEXANDER EWING (1830-1895)
Ewingwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
BERNADETTE FARRELL (b1957)
O God, you search me and you know mewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ), Laurence Whitehead (baritone)
BARRY FERGUSON (b1942)
Cypress Courtwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
WILLIAM HAROLD FERGUSON (1874-1950)
Cuddesdonwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Wolvercotewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
KENNETH G FINLAY (1882-1974)
Glenfinlaswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ), Emilia Hughes (soprano), Naomi Marshall (soprano), Rosemary Henderson (soprano)
WILLIAM GARDINER (1770-1853)
Fuldawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
HENRY JOHN GAUNTLETT (1805-1876)
St Fulbertwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR JOHN GOSS (1800-1880)
Praise, my soulwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
WALTER GREATOREX (1877-1949)
Woodlandswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759)
Maccabaeuswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR WILLIAM HARRIS (1883-1973)
Albertawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
BASIL HARWOOD (1859-1949)
Thornburywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
WILLIAM HENRY HAVERGAL (1793-1870)
Franconiawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
L G HAYNE (1836-1883)
Bucklandwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
MARTIN HERBST (1654-1681)
Aus der Tiefewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
GUSTAV HOLST (1874-1934)
Thaxtedwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
EDWARD JOHN HOPKINS (1818-1901)
Ellerswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
WILLIAM HORSLEY (1774-1858)
Horsleywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983)
A Hymn for St Ceciliawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
A Sequence for St Michaelwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Collegium Regale 'King's College Cambridge Service'with Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
I love all beauteous thingswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Michaelwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
New College Servicewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Salisburywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
St George's Windsor Servicewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Three Carol-Anthemswith Wells Cathedral Choir
JOHN HUGHES (1873-1932)
Cwm Rhonddawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JOHN IRELAND (1879-1962)
Love Unknownwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
GRAYSTON IVES (b1948)
Guildford Cathedralwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
FRANCIS JACKSON (b1917)
East Acklamwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
THOMAS JACKSON (1715-1781)
Jacksonwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
WILLIAM JAMES KIRKPATRICK (1838-1921)
Away in a mangerwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JUSTIN HEINRICH KNECHT (1752-1817)
Viennawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
CHARLES LOCKHART (1745-1815)
Carlislewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
ARCHBISHOP WILLIAM DALRYMPLE MACLAGAN (1826-1910)
Palms of glorywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR GEORGE CLEMENT MARTIN (1844-1916)
St Helenwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
EDWARD MILLER (1735-1807)
Rockinghamwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
EDWIN GEORGE MONK (1819-1900)
Angel Voiceswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
WILLIAM HENRY MONK (1823-1889)
All things bright and beautifulwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Evelynswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Eventidewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
KEN NAYLOR (1931-1991)
Coe Fenwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR SYDNEY HUGO NICHOLSON (1875-1947)
Bow Brickhillwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR HERBERT STANLEY OAKELEY (1830-1903)
Abendswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR HUBERT PARRY (1848-1918)
Laudate Dominumwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Reptonwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
THOMAS PHILLIPS (1735-1807)
Lydiawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)
Westminster Abbeywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
CHARLES HENRY PURDAY (1799-1885)
Sandonwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
WILLIAM PENFRO ROWLANDS (1860-1937)
Blaenwernwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
WILLIAM MARION RUNYAN (1870-1957)
Faithfulnesswith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
CLEMENT COTTERILL SCHOLEFIELD (1839-1904)
St Clementwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JOHANN ABRAHAM PETER SCHULZ (1747-1800)
Wir pflügenwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
DANIEL L SCHUTTE (b1947)
I, the Lord of sea and sky 'Here I am Lord'with Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
MARTIN SHAW (1875-1958)
Little Cornardwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Westridgewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
GORDON SLATER (1896-1979)
St Botolphwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
HENRY THOMAS SMART (1813-1879)
Evertonwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR JOHN STAINER (1840-1901)
In Memoriamwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Sebastewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
St Paul'swith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD (1852-1924)
Engelbergwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN (1842-1900)
Lux Eoiwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
St Gertrudewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
CYRIL TAYLOR (1907-1991)
Abbot's Leighwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
RICHARD RUNCIMAN TERRY (1865-1938)
Highwoodwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
MELCHIOR TESCHNER (1584-1635)
St Theodulphwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
JOSEPH FRANCIS THRUPP (1827-1867)
Epiphanywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
NOËL TREDINNICK (b1949)
Old Yeaveringwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)
Down Ampneywith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Sine nominewith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
SAMUEL SEBASTIAN WESLEY (1810-1876)
Aureliawith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Harewoodwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
Herefordwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
DEREK WILLIAMS (b1945)
San Roccowith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)
ROBERT WILLIAMS (1782-1818)
Llanfairwith Wells Cathedral Choir, Rupert Gough (organ)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A Hymn for St Cecilia (Howells)
A Sequence for St Michael (Howells)
A Spotless Rose  
Abbot's Leigh (Taylor)
Abends (Oakeley)
Abide with me  
Ah, holy Jesu, how hast thou offended  
Alberta (Harris)
All glory, laud and honour  
All my hope on God is founded  
All things bright and beautiful (Monk)
All things which live below the sky  
Alleluia! Alleluia! Hearts to heav'n and voices raise  
Angel Voices (Monk)
Angel-voices ever singing  
At the name of Jesus  
Aurelia (Wesley)
Aus der Tiefe (Herbst)
Away in a manger (Kirkpatrick/Archer)
Benedictus  
Blaenwern (Rowlands/Frogatt)
Blest are the pure in heart  
Bow Brickhill (Nicholson)
Breathe on me, breath of God  
Brightest and best are the sons of the morning  
Brother James' Air (Bain/Archer)
Buckland (Hayne)
Bunessan (Anon)
Carlisle (Lockhart)
Children of the heavenly king  
Christ is made the sure foundation  
Christ is our cornerstone  
Christ triumphant, ever reigning  
Christmas Carol (Davies)
Coe Fen (Naylor)
Collegium Regale 'King's College Cambridge Service' (Howells)
Come down, O love divine  
Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire  
Come, ye faithful, raise the strain  
Converse (Converse)
Corvedale (Bevan)
Crown him with many crowns  
Cuddesdon (Ferguson)
Cwm Rhondda (Hughes)
Cypress Court (Ferguson)
Daisies are our silver  
Darwall's 148th (Darwall/Gray)
Day of rest (Elliott)
Dear Lord and Father of mankind  
Diademata (Elvey)
Divinum Mysterium (Anon)
Down Ampney (Vaughan Williams)
Drop, drop, slow tears  
East Acklam (Jackson)
Ellers (Hopkins)
Engelberg (Stanford)
Epiphany (Thrupp)
Eudoxia (Baring-Gould)
Evelyns (Monk)
Eventide (Monk/Archer)
Everton (Smart)
Ewing (Ewing/Monk)
Faithfulness (Runyan)
Father, hear the prayer we offer  
Firmly I believe and truly  
For all the Saints who from their labours rest  
For all the Saints who from their labours rest  
For the beauty of the earth  
For the fruits of his creation  
Forty days and forty nights  
Four Anthems (Howells)
Four Anthems to the Blessed Virgin Mary (Howells)
Franconia (Havergal)
From out of a wood did a cuckoo fly  
From the eastern mountains  
Fulda (Gardiner)
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild  
Gerontius (Dykes/Archer)
Give me the wings of faith to rise  
Glenfinlas (Finlay)
Glorious things of thee are spoken  
God be in my head (Davies)
God my Father, loving me  
Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost  
Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost  
Great is thy faithfulness  
Guide me, O thou great redeemer  
Guildford Cathedral (Ives)
Guiting Power (Barnard)
Hail the day that sees him rise  
Hail, gladdening Light  
Harewood (Wesley)
Hark what a sound, and too divine for hearing  
He who would valiant be  
Here is the little door  
Hereford (Wesley)
Herongate 'In Jesse's City' (Anon/Vaughan Williams)
Herzliebster Jesu (Crüger)
Highwood (Terry)
Hills of the north, rejoice  
Holy Spirit, ever dwelling  
Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!  
Horbury (Dykes)
Horsley (Horsley)
How shall I sing that majesty  
I bind unto myself today  
I love all beauteous things (Howells)
I vow to thee, my country  
I, the Lord of sea and sky 'Here I am Lord' (Schutte)
In Memoriam (Stainer)
Innocents (Anon)
It is a thing most wonderful  
Jackson (Jackson)
Jerusalem the Golden  
Jesu, the very thought of thee  
Jesus good above all other  
Jesus, friend of little children  
Jesus, tender Shepherd, hear me  
Jubilate  
King of Glory, King of Peace  
Lake MacDonald (Archer)
Laudate Dominum (Parry)
Laudes Domini (Barnby)
Lead, kindly light  
Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom  
Like a mighty river flowing  
Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks  
Little Cornard (Shaw)
Little Jesus, sweetly sleep  
Living Lord (Appleford)
Llanfair (Williams)
Lord Jesus Christ  
Lord Jesus, think on me  
Lord of all hopefulness  
Lord of the Dance (Anon/Carter)
Lord of the Years (Baughen)
Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour  
Lord, for the years your love has kept and guided  
Lord, her watch thy church is keeping  
Love divine, all loves excelling  
Love Unknown (Ireland)
Loving Shepherd of thy sheep  
Lübeck (Anon)
Lucerna Laudoniae (Evans/Arthur)
Lux Eoi (Sullivan)
Lydia (Phillips)
Maccabaeus (Handel)
Magnificat  
Magnificat  
Michael (Howells)
Michael, Archangel, of the King of Kings  
Monks Gate (Anon/Vaughan Williams)
Morning has broken  
My song is love unknown  
Nearer, my God, to thee  
New College Service (Howells)
Nicaea (Dykes)
Now the day is over  
Nunc dimittis  
Nunc dimittis  
O for a thousand tongues to sing  
O God, you search me and you know me (Farrell)
O Jesus, I have promised  
O Jesus, I have promised  
O little town of Bethlehem  
O perfect love (Barnby)
O praise ye the Lord!  
O pray for the peace of Jerusalem  
O strength and stay upholding all creation  
O thou who camest from above  
Of the Father's heart begotten  
Old Yeavering (Tredinnick)
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry  
Onward, Christian soldiers  
Palms of glory (Maclagan)
Palms of glory, raiment bright  
Praise the Lord of heaven  
Praise to the holiest in the height  
Praise, my soul (Goss)
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven  
Quem pastores laudavere (Anon)
Redland (Archer)
Repton (Parry)
Rocking (Anon/Willcocks)
Rockingham (Miller)
Salisbury (Howells)
Salve regina  
San Rocco (Williams)
Sandon (Purday)
Saviour, again to thy dear name we raise  
Sebaste (Stainer)
Shipston (Anon)
Shipston (Anon/Vaughan Williams)
Sine nomine (Vaughan Williams)
Sing for the morning's joy, Cecilia, sing  
Sing lullaby  
Slane (Anon/Routley)
Song 46 (Gibbons)
St Botolph (Slater)
St Clement (Scholefield/Archer)
St Fulbert (Gauntlett)
St George's Windsor Service (Howells)
St Gertrude (Sullivan)
St Helen (Martin)
St John Damascene (Brown)
St Patrick's Breastplate (Anon/Stanford)
St Paul's (Stainer)
St Theodulph (Teschner)
Stories of Jesus (Challinor)
Stowey (Anon)
Strength and stay (Dykes)
Sun of my soul, thou Saviour dear  
Te Deum  
Te Deum  
Tell me the stories of Jesus  
Tell out, my soul  
Thaxted (Holst)
The Birds (Anon)
The Church's one foundation  
The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended  
The Lord's my shepherd  
There is a green hill far away  
There's a Friend for little children  
There's a wideness in God's mercy  
Thine be the glory  
Thornbury (Harwood)
Three Carol-Anthems (Howells)
Thy hand, O God, has guided  
Veni Creator (Anon)
Vicars' Close (Archer)
Vienna (Knecht)
We have a gospel to proclaim  
We plough the fields and scatter  
We sing the praise of him who died  
Westminster Abbey (Purcell)
Westridge (Shaw)
What a friend we have in Jesus  
When a knight won his spurs  
When I survey the wondrous Cross  
When morning gilds the skies  
Winchester New (Anon/Archer)
Wir pflügen (Schulz)
Wolvercote (Ferguson)
Woodlands (Greatorex)
Ye choirs of New Jerusalem  
Ye holy angels bright  
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