Thanks be to God

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‘Stanley Dickson’ was a pseudonym for May Hannah Brahe, the composer of this lovely song from 1921, as well as Bless this House. I’ve loved this song since childhood and I was enchanted early on by the rich swing of chords in 3/4 time that give life to the piece.

from notes by Robert White © 1995

Recordings

Bird Songs at Eventide
CDH55156Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I
Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014
FREE DOWNLOADHYP201408Download-only monthly sampler

Details

Track 17 on CDH55156 [2'14] Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I
Track 7 on HYP201408 [2'14] Download-only monthly sampler

Track-specific metadata for CDH55156 track 17

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-95-81817
Duration
2'14
Recording date
8 June 1995
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Bird Songs at Eventide (CDA66818)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: November 1995
    Deletion date: September 2003
    Superseded by CDH55156
  2. Bird Songs at Eventide (CDH55156)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: September 2003
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I
  3. Hyperion monthly sampler Ė August 2014 (HYP201408)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: August 2014
    Download-only monthly sampler