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Corydon Orchestra
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Corydon Orchestra

Matthew Best formed the Corydon Orchestra in 1991 and it made its debut in April that year in a series of Mozart concerts at St John’s, Smith Square, in London. Its members are all among the finest instrumentalists currently working in England.

Corydon Orchestra made its recording debut for Hyperion in 1992 with Bruckner’s Mass in F. Their recording with Corydon Singers of Bruckner’s Te Deum and Mass in D minor was selected as one of the releases of 1993 by BBC Radio 3’s Record Review while their Berlioz L’Enfance du Christ and Beethoven cantatas were runners-up, respectively, at the 1996 and 1997 Gramophone Awards.

Albums
'Beethoven: Early Cantatas' (CDH55479)
Beethoven: Early Cantatas
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'Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014' (HYP201408)
Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014
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'Beethoven: Mass in C major' (CDH55263)
Beethoven: Mass in C major
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'Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ' (CDD22067)
Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ
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'Bruckner: Mass in D minor & Te Deum' (CDH55356)
Bruckner: Mass in D minor & Te Deum
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'Bruckner: Mass in F minor & Psalm 150' (CDH55332)
Bruckner: Mass in F minor & Psalm 150
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'Bruckner: Masses' (CDS44071/3)
Bruckner: Masses
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'Cherubini: Requiem & Marche funèbre' (CDA66805)
Cherubini: Requiem & Marche funèbre
'Christmas through the ages' (NOEL1)
Christmas through the ages
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'Vaughan Williams: Choral Works' (CDS44321/4)
Vaughan Williams: Choral Works
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'Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem & other works' (CDA66655)
Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem & other works
'Vaughan Williams: Hugh the Drover' (CDD22049)
Vaughan Williams: Hugh the Drover
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'Villa-Lobos: Missa São Sebastião & other sacred music' (CDH55470)
Villa-Lobos: Missa São Sebastião & other sacred music
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'Finzi: Intimations of Immortality & Dies natalis' (CDA66876)
Finzi: Intimations of Immortality & Dies natalis
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'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
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Complete works available for download
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN  (1770-1827)
Ah! perfido, Op 65 with Janice Watson (soprano), Matthew Best (conductor)
Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Mass in C major, Op 86 with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt, Op 112 with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Ne' giorni tuoi felici, WoO93 with Matthew Best (conductor), Janice Watson (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
Opferlied, Op 121b with Jean Rigby (contralto), Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor), Roger Smith (cello)
Tremate, empi, tremate, Op 116 with Matthew Best (conductor), Janice Watson (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Gwynne Howell (bass)
ANTON BRUCKNER  (1824-1896)
Mass No 1 in D minor with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Mass No 3 in F minor with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Psalm 150 with Juliet Booth (soprano), Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Te Deum with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
LUIGI CHERUBINI  (1760-1842)
Marche funèbre with Matthew Best (conductor)
GERALD FINZI  (1901-1956)
Dies natalis, Op 8 with John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 with John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  (1872-1958)
Dona nobis pacem with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Four Hymns with John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Matthew Souter (viola), Matthew Best (conductor)
Lord, thou hast been our refuge 'Psalm 90' with Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
O clap your hands 'Psalm 47' with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Toward the Unknown Region with Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS  (1887-1959)
Magnificat-Alleluia with Elizabeth McCormack (mezzo-soprano), Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
– But there's a Tree, of many, one  Movement 7 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
Agnus Dei  Movement 1 of Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams)
Ah! perfido, Op 65 (Beethoven)
Alleluia. Alleluia. Magnificat anima mea Dominum  First line to Magnificat-Alleluia (Villa-Lobos)
And O, ye Fountains, Meadows, Hills, and Groves  Movement 13 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
Aria: Per pietà, non dirmi addio  Part 2 of Ah! perfido, Op 65 (Beethoven)
Beat! beat! drums!  Movement 2 of Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams)
But for those first affections  Movement 11 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Come love, come Lord  No 3 of Four Hymns (Vaughan Williams)
Da kam Joseph, mit Gottes Stärke  No 3, Aria of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Da stiegen die Menschen an's Licht  No 4, Aria con coro of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Darest thou now O soul  First line to Toward the Unknown Region (Vaughan Williams)
Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
Dirge for two veterans  Movement 4 of Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams)
Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams)
Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own  Movement 9 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
Ein Ungeheuer, sein Name Fanatismus  No 2, Recitativo of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Er schläft von den Sorgen seiner Welten entladen  No 5, Recitativo of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Er schlummert … schlummert!  No 1, Recitativo con coro of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Evening Hymn  No 4 of Four Hymns (Vaughan Williams)
Fliesse, Wonnezähre, fliesse!  No 2, Aria of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Four Hymns (Vaughan Williams)
Hallelujah! Lobet den Herrn in seinem Heiligtum  First line to Psalm 150 (Bruckner)
Heil! Stürzet nieder, Millionen  No 5, Coro of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Hier schlummert seinen stillen Frieden  No 6, Aria of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
How like an Angel came I down!  First line to Wonder: Arioso, Movement 4 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
Hugh the Drover (Vaughan Williams)
Ihr staunt, Völker der Erde!  No 3, Recitativo of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
Intrada  Movement 1 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
L'Adieu des Bergers à la Sainte Famille (Les Bergers)  Part 2 No 2 of L'Enfance du Christ (Berlioz)
L'Enfance du Christ (Berlioz)
Lord! Come away!  No 1 of Four Hymns (Vaughan Williams)
Lord, thou hast been our refuge 'Psalm 90' (Vaughan Williams)
Magnificat-Alleluia (Villa-Lobos)
Marche funèbre (Cherubini)
Mass in C major, Op 86 (Beethoven)
Mass No 1 in D minor (Bruckner)
Mass No 3 in F minor (Bruckner)
Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt, Op 112 (Beethoven)
Ne' giorni tuoi felici, WoO93 (Beethoven)
Now, while the birds thus sing a joyous song  Movement 4 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
O clap your hands 'Psalm 47' (Vaughan Williams)
O gladsome light, O grace  First line to Evening Hymn, No 4 of Four Hymns (Vaughan Williams)
O joy! that in our embers  Movement 10 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
Oh evil day! if I were sullen  Movement 6 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
Opferlied, Op 121b (Beethoven)
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting  Movement 8 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
Psalm 150 (Bruckner)
Reconciliation  Movement 3 of Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams)
Requiem in C minor (Cherubini)
Rhapsody: Recitativo stromentato  Movement 2 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
Scena: Ah! perfido, spergiuro  Part 1 of Ah! perfido, Op 65 (Beethoven)
Sweet Infancy!  First line to The Rapture: Danza, Movement 3 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
Te Deum (Bruckner)
Te ergo, quaesumus  Movement 2 of Te Deum (Bruckner)
The Angel of Death has been abroad  Movement 5 of Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams)
The last sunbeam  First line to Dirge for two veterans, Movement 4 of Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams)
The Rainbow comes and goes  Movement 3 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
The Rapture: Danza  Movement 3 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
The Salutation: Aria  Movement 5 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
Then sing, ye Birds, sing, sing a joyous song!  Movement 12 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream  Movement 2 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
These little Limbs  First line to The Salutation: Aria, Movement 5 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
Todt, stöhnt es durch die öde Nacht!  No 1, Coro of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Toward the Unknown Region (Vaughan Williams)
Tremate, empi, tremate, Op 116 (Beethoven)
Who is this fair one?  No 2 of Four Hymns (Vaughan Williams)
Wie bebt mein Herz vor Wonne! – Ihr, die Joseph ihren Vater nannten  No 4, Recitativo – Terzetto of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Will you see the infancy of this sublime and celestial greatness?  First line to Rhapsody: Recitativo stromentato, Movement 2 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
Wonder: Arioso  Movement 4 of Dies natalis, Op 8 (Finzi)
Word over all, beautiful as the sky  First line to Reconciliation, Movement 3 of Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams)
Ye blessèd Creatures, I have heard the call  Movement 5 of Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 (Finzi)
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