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St Aidan's Prayer

First line:
Bless O lord, this place
composer
author of text

 
Panufnik wrote St Aidan’s Prayer in 2016 as an 80th birthday gift for her godfather, the Polish artist Andrzej Dzierzyński. He lives part of the time in Italy and therefore Panufnik decided to set the words of St Aidan of Lindisfarne in both English and Italian. It was first performed by the choir of the Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer and St Thomas More, Chelsea, in December 2016, with Panufnik’s chorister son, Benedict Macklow-Smith, the treble soloist. 'I’ll never forget Uncle Andrzej’s face when he saw Ben singing,' Panufnik says.

from notes by Jessica Duchen © 2018

Recordings

Panufnik (R): Celestial bird & other choral works
Studio Master: SIGCD543Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 10 on SIGCD543 [3'45] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD543 track 10

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-18-54310
Duration
3'45
Recording date
20 January 2018
Recording venue
Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & James Waterhouse
Hyperion usage
  1. Panufnik (R): Celestial bird & other choral works (SIGCD543)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: September 2018
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