2000 A New Era
~ new recording
1st October ~ Angel Studios, London
Alwyn Humphreys (Musical Director) ~ Joy Amman Davies (Accompanist)
Producer ~ Gordon Lorenz
New cover for MP3 re-issue in 2010 on the Marathon Media International Ltd label
O what a beautiful morning ~ Tom Jones medley (It's not unusual ~ The green, green grass of home ~ Delilah) ~ New York, New York ~ My heart will go on (Titanic) ~ Do you hear the people sing? ~ On my own ~ Pokarekare ana ~ One ~ Pan ddaw y saint (When the saints) ~ Be not afraid ~ As the deer ~ My way
All arrangements by Alwyn Humphreys
Now available as mp3 downloads from Amazon or iTunes
2000 THE MAGIC OF MORRISTON
-new recording (June / July 2000 Venue Sacred Heart Centre Morriston)
MORRISTON ORPHEUS CHOIR
CD ref no. MOCD 1
Musical Director - Alwyn Humphreys ~ Piano Accompanist – Joy Amman Davies ~ Organist – Robert Nicholls
Laudamus (Bryn Calfaria) ~ Beguilio’r gwenith gwyn ~ Pokarekare Ana ~ Tom Jones Medley (Soloist – Eddie Davies) – It’s not unusual – Green Green Grass of Home – Delilah ~ How Great Thou Art ~ My way ~ Hine e Hine ~ Pan ddaw y saint (When the saints go marching in) ~ American Trilogy ~ I still call Australia home ~ You’ll never walk alone ~ Gwyr Harlech (Men of Harlech) ~ Myfanwy ~ Cwm Rhondda ~ We’ll keep a welcome
2000 The Best Of The Welsh Choirs
Platinum Label (3CD boxed set)
Morriston Orpheus. Pontarddulais Male Choir. Caerphilly Male Choir. Cwrt-y-Gollen Choir. Lucknow Male Choir
CD1 Awelfa ~ You'll never walk alone ~ In the spirit ~ Y Nefoedd ~ The rhythm of life ~ When I fall in love ~ I only want to say
CD2 Men of Harlech ~ Anvil chorus ~ Aberyswyth ~ Cymru Fach ~ Invictus ~ Sound an alarm ~ Kalinka ~ How soon ~ I dreamed a dream ~ Nessun Dorma
CD3 Mor fawr wyt ti ~ Where could I go ~ Non nobis Domine ~ Gloria (German Mass) ~ Give me Jesus ~ Rise up shepherd an' foller ~ The Virgin of the Angel Host ~ Sanctus (German Mass) ~ Just a closer walk with God.
2000 Land of my Fathers
Prism Entertainment label
Compilation CD Morriston Orpheus Choir, Caerphilly Male Choir, Pontarddulais Male Choir
No track details
2000 Great Hymns of the Welsh Choirs
Prism Leisure PLATCD587 ( compilation)
(re-issued in 2003 as Best of the Welsh Choirs: Great Hymns)
Tracks from Grasmere recordings
Morriston Orpheus Choir. Pontarddulas Male Choir. Caerphilly Male Choir
MOC tracks include: How great thou art ~ They led my Lord away ~ Where could I go but to the Lord ~ Non nobis Domine ~ Creation's Hymn ~ Gloria from the German Mass ~ Morte Criste ~ Give me Jesus ~ Rise up shepherd and foller ~ La virgine degli angeli ~ Sanctus from the German Mass ~ Cadwyn o'emyn-donau Cymreig ~ Just a closer walk with thee.
Available from Amazon as Best of Welsh Choirs: Great Hymns
2000 Traditional Hymns
Time Music TMI 153
Tracks from Grasmere Recordings
Morriston Opheus Choir and other choirs including the Choir of St Mary's Cathedral Edinburgh, Choir of Seaford College, Caerphilly Male Choir and the Kentwood Choir.
MOC: When I survey the wondrous cross
2000 Favourite Showtime
EMI Gold label 72435 27043 (USA import)
Artists include: Morriston Orpheus Choir. Howad Keel. Shirley Bassey. Matt Monro. Alma Cogan. Syd Lawrence Orchestra
MOC tracks: Mr Mistoffelees ~ Don't cry for me Argentina (with Margaret Williams) [ from the 1989 LP Hits of Andrew Lloyd Webber]
2000 Favourite Hymns
A compilation CD on the Prism label
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir and choirs of St Mary's Cathedral Edinburgh and Seaford College Chapel
MOC track: When I survey the wondrous cross
2000The Best Christmas Album in the World...Ever
A double CD compilation
Artists: Morriston Orpheus with Treorchy Male and Band of the Welsh Guards. John and Yoko. Paul McCartney. Wizzard. Slade. Band Aid. Chris de Burgh. Robbie Williams. Tom Jones. Cliff Richard. Elton John. Beach Boys. Bing Crosby. Aled Jones. Nat King Cole. Matt Monro. Peggy Lee and more....
MOC / Pontarddais and Treorchy Male Choirs, track: Deck the Halls ( on CD 2)
2000 There'll Always Be An England
A compilation CD
Artists include: Morriston Orpheus Choir. London Philharmonic Choir. London Festival Orchestra. Vera Lynn. Flanagan and Allen. Gracie Fields. Noel Coward and others
Morriston track: Abide with me
2000 Favourite Welsh Choirs
EMI Gold 72435 27045 21
A compilation CD
Morriston Orpheus and Treorchy, Dunvant, Canoldir and Monmouthsire Male Voice Choirs
Morriston Tracks: Men of Harlech ( with Treorchy) ~ The old rugged cross ~ Amazing Grace ~ How great thou art ~ The Land of Song ~ Myfanwy ~ Swansea Town ~ Cwm Rhondda ~ Hen Wlad yf nhadau (with Band of Welsh Guards) ~ Abide with me
2000 A Musical Tribute to Her Majesty The Queen Mother
Phillips label. A single CD
Various artists and orchestras, including the Morriston Orpheus Choir singing Land of My Fathers
2000 Choral Magic
Music and Memories label
A double CD compilation album
Artists include: Morriston Orpheus. Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Norman Luboff Choir. Robert Shaw Chorale. New Christy Minstrels. Treorchy Male Choir. Glasgow Orpheus. Manchester Children's Choir
CD1 Love me tender ~ When I fall in love
2001 Impossible Dream
Grasmere GRCD 109
Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Alwyn Humphreys (Musical Director) ~ Joy Amman Davies (Accompanist) ~ Clive Williams (Organist)
Producer ~ Bob Barratt
It’s a grand night for singing ~ Ave Maria ~ Barcarolle (from the Tales of Hoffman) ~ The glory of Israel (from Nabucco) ~ Hine e hine ~ Pan ddaw y saint (When the saints go marching in) ~ Prayer (from Mose in Egitto) ~ Steal away ~ Shall we gather at the river ~ Waft her, angels (from Jeptha) ~ Selection: The man of La Mancha (Don Quixote ~ Dulcinea ~ The impossible dream) ~ Stars (from Les Miserables) ~ Senzenina ~ That’s all I want from you ~ Ave signore (from Mefistofile)
2001 The Best of Wales - A Musical Celebration
Label Allegro Distributed Lines / released again in 2002 on the Bandleader label
A compilation CD / MP3 album
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir, Regimental Band Royal Welch Fusiliers, Dunvant Male Choir with the Band of the Welsh Guards, Blaenavon Male Choir, Massed Bands of the British Forces
MOC track: David of the White Rock ~ Men Of Harlech ~ All through the night ~ God bless the Prince Of Wales - accompanied by the Massed Bands of the British Forces
2001 BBC Songs of Praise ~ The Christmas Album
Artists include Morriston Orpheus Choir. Winchester Cathedral Choir. Exeter Cathedral Choir. Huddersfield Choral Society and more
MOC track: Joy to the World (this track features again in the 2002 BBC Songs of Praise Christmas Album)
2001 Great Rugby Anthems - 24 Favourite Tunes
Artists: Morriston Orpheus, Prince of Wales Division Guards Band, Corps of Royal Engineers Band, Blaenavon Male Choir, Dunvant Male Choir, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band, Royal Welch Fusiliers Band and more.
MOC tracks: I vow to thee my country ~ Swing low ~ Flower of Scotland ~ Danny Boy
2001 Great Hymns sung by the Welsh Choirs
A compilation of tracks
(see 2000 release Great Hymns of the Welsh Choirs)
Morriston Orpheus ~ Pontarddulais Male Choir ~ Caerphilly Male Choir
Tracks recorded by the MOC: Morte Christe, When I survey the wondrous cross ~ How great thou art ~ Where could I go but to the Lord ~ Joanna / Crugybar / Ebenezer ~ Gloria from the German Mass ~ Sanctus from the German Mass ~ Creation's Hymn ~ They led my Lord away ~ Be still my soul ~ The Lord's Prayer.
2001 Best of Morriston Orpheus Choir
Released in May 2001
A compilation CD of previously released items
Myfanwy ~ Amazing grace ~ Old rugged cross ~. Morte Criste (When I survey the wondrous cross) ~ Memory ~ You'll never walk Aaone ~ Rhyfelgyrch gwyr Harlech ~ Gloria in excelsis ~ Lord's Prayer ~ Little drummer boy ~ Hen wlad fy nhadau ~ Cadwyn O emyn donau Cymreig (Joanna/Crugybar/Ebenezer) ~ Cyrmu fach ~ Dies irae ~ Abide with me ~ Cartef ~ Elizabethan serenade (Where the gentle Avon flows) ~ Land of song ~ We'll keep a welcome.
2001 You'll Never Walk Alone
Bianco CD B00005JGRT
A re-issue of the original 1985 recording
2001 Wonderful Welsh Choirs
Artists include Morriston Orpheus Chor, Caerphilly Male, Pontarddulais Male, Cwrt-y-Gollen Choir.
MOC tracks: Men of Harlech ~ You'll never walk alone ~ Old folks at home ~ Selection from Les Misérables ~ Arwelfa ~ I still call Australia home ~ Invictus.
2001 Flesh and Blood
Label: Phantom Sound and Vision
Recorded BBC Studios 3/4 Dec 1990 and other earlier dates
Remix. Mike Peters (The Alarm)
MP3 Album released in 2006 on the Twenty First Century Recording Company label.
MOC Track A New Wales ( backing vocals) - from the original recording 1989
You can see members of the Choir on the cover, backing Mike Peters
MP3 files available from Amazon:
2001 National Trust Music Collection
BMG 74321879962 3CDs boxed set
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir ~ Polish Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra. English String Orchestra
MOC track: Myfanwy
2001 Beatiful Hymns of the Great Welsh Choirs
A compliation CD
No details except artists are Morriston Orpheus and Pontardulais Male Choirs
2002 The Queen's Golden Jubilee - A Musical Tribute
Morriston Orpheus Choir, Band of HM Royal Marines, Band of the Coldstream Guards, RAOC Staff Band, Central Band of the Royal British Leagion, Band of the Life Guards, Choir of Seaford College Chapel, Band of First Battalion the Prince of Wales Regiment.
Morriston Orpheus tracks: Onward ye peoples (Sibelius) ~ Comrades in arms.
From the sleeve notes: This CD is designed to provide a valued commemoration of the Golden Jubilee for many years to come. It features prominent military band and choral music associated with the Royal Family during state and ceremonial occasions throughout the Queen's reign by the finest bands and choirs in the country.
2002 Welsh Choral Favourites
Artists include MOC, Ludlow, Pontarddulais , Treorchy and Caerphilly male voice choirs
MOC tracks: Just a closer walk with Thee ~ Arwelfa ~ Invictus ~ Mor fawr wyt ti ~ Ave Maria ~ Nos a bore ~ Nidaros ~ Anvil Chorus
2002 From the Heart of Wales
Label: Authentic, released on 1st April 2002 and re-released in 2008 on the Hallmark label, and again in 2010 as MP3 downloads on the Marathon Media International Ltd label
Compilation CD featuring Morrison Orpheus, Treorchy and guest Harry Secombe.
MOC tracks: Guide me O thou great Redeemer ~ There is a Redeemer ~Swing low, sweet chariot ~ Jesus, we enthrone you ~ Abba Father ~ For this purpose ~ O how He loves you
2002 BBC Songs of Praise ~ The Christmas Album
BBC CD WMEF 0049-2
Artists include Morriston Orpheus Choir. Daniel O'Donnell. Sir Harry Secombe. Huddersfield Choral Society. Winchester Cathedral Choir and others
MOC track Joy to the world. (see 2001 BBC Songs of Praise - Christmas Album - same track on both CDs)
2002 Best of Treorchy Male Voice Choir
This is NOT a mistake!
EMI Gold label - Traditions series
The Morriston Orpheus 'helps' Treorchy with two of their best tracks first recorded in 1992 - LP Title: We'll Keep a Welcome
The MOC is always glad to help its friends in Treochy: Cymru fach and We'll keep a welcome, and it's not the first time the MOC has featured on Treorchy CDs - See 1996 Fifty Golden Years of Song Treorchy Male Choir with the MOC singing Cwm Rhonnda and Gwahoddiad alongside Treochy.
2002 Absolute Christmas
A 2 CD compilation album
EVA-EMI label ACCD 3006
Issued in Scandinavia with two different covers
Artists include: Morriston Orpheus Choir with Treorchy and Pontarddulais Male Choirs accompanied by the Band of the Welsh Guards*. John Lennon. Wham. Bing Crosby. Kylie Minogue. Cliff Richard. Harry Belafonte. Frank Sinatra. London Symphony Orchestra and others...
MOC track: Deck the halls* (with Band of the Welsh Guards)
This was issued again in 2008, with another cover, on the EVA-EMI label EVACD 4085 with the addition of a DVD
MOC: Deck the halls*
2002 Songs from the Valleys
Double CD on the Delta Blue label
[Only a small image available at the moment]
CD1 Hiraeth ~ Cydganed Pawb ~ Credo ~ My bonny lass ~ Hyder ~ Jesu who didst ever guide me ~ Tydi a roddaist ~ Kalinka ~ I'm gonna walk ~ Laura's Song (Casanova) ~ Rock my soul ~ The rose ~ From far inside ( Pearl Fishers duet)
CD2 I'll walk beside you ~ Mary's boy child ~ Deep harmony ~ My Lord what a mornin' ~ He ~ American trilogy ~ All I ask of you (Phantom of the Opera) ~ There is nothin' like a dame ( Suth Pacific) ~ My dearest dear (Dancing Years) ~ You are my heart's delight ( Land of Smiles) ~ I got plenty o' nuttin' (Porgy and Bess)~ What would I do without my music? ~ Goin' home
2002 The Best of Welsh Choirs
Time Music Label
Morriston Orpheus Choir, Cwrt-y-Gollen, Caerphilly and Lucknow Male Voice Choirs
No MOC track details
2003 Best of Welsh Choirs - Comrades in Arms
Prism Label compilations CD
Morriston Orpheus Choir, Pontarddulais Male Choir, Lucknow Male Choir
MOC tracks: Men of Harlech ~ Anvil Chorus ~ Aberystwyth ~ Cymru Fach ~ Invictus ~ Sound an alarm ~ Kalinka ~ How soon ~ I dreamed a dream ~Nessun Dorma.
2003 Ambassadors of Song from Wales
Castle Pulse label and in Australia - the Rajon label
Also released again in 2008 on the Spectrum Audio label
Double CD box set compilation of MOC tracks
Ambassadors Of Song (2xCD)
Released: February 17, 2003
1. March Of The Men Of Harlech
2. Goodbye Dolly Gray
3. Let's Face The Music And Dance
6. Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn
7. Morte Christe
8. I Dreamed A Dream
10. How Great Thou Art
11. You'll Never Walk Alone
12. Nessun Dorma
13. Perfect Day
15. O What A Beautiful Morning
16. Tom Jones Medley (It's not unusual/Green green grass of home/Delilah)
17. New York New York
18. My Heart Will Go On
19. Do You Hear The People Sing
20. On My Own
21. Pokarekare Ana
23. Pan Ddaw Y Saint
24. Be Not Afraid
25. As The Deer
26. My Way
2004 Mansions Of The Lord
Grasmere GRCD 121
2nd November 2003 ~Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Alwyn Humphreys (Musical Director) ~ Joy Amman Davies (Accompanist) ~ Robert Nicholls (Organist)
Producer ~ Bob Barratt
Unfold ye portals (from "The Redemption") ~ Mansions of the Lord (from the film “We were soldiers”) ~ Blaenwen (Calon Lan) ~ If we only have love ~ Adiemus ~ Agnus Dei ~ No arms can ever hold you ~ Still wie die nacht ~ Hyfrydol (Love divine) ~ I’m goin’ up a yonder ~ Nazareth (Dros bechadur) ~ All the things you are ~ Te Deum Laudamus ~ There but for you go I (from “Brigadoon”) ~ Myfanwy ~ Speed your journey (The chorus of the Hebrew slaves from "Nabucco") ~ Llanfair
2005/6 Land of My Fathers
A double CD compilation of songs from the Morriston Orpheus, Treorchy, Pontarddulais and Canoldir Male Choirs
Morriston Orpheus tracks:
CD1: Dies Irae ~ Anvil Chorus ~ Miserere ~ Cydganed pawb ~ I'm gonna walk ~ Cymru fach ~ Credo
CD2: Let it me be ~ Kalinka ~ Cadwyn O Emyn ~ Chorus and Lara's Song ~ Creation's Hymn ~ Hiraeth ~ Jesu, who didst ever guide me.
2005 Land of My Fathers ~ 100 Great Welsh Choir Favourites
re-issued in 2008
A boxed set of 5CDs featuring tracks from Morriston Orpheus, Pontarddulais, Carephilly, Cwrt-y-Gollen, Treorchy and Lucknow Male Choirs
Castle Pulse label
Morriston Orpheus tracks:
CD1 Dies Irae ~ Harlech ~ You'll never walk alone ~ Invictus ~ Lil' Liza Jane ~ La Vergine degli angeli ~ My hero ~ Gloria (German Mass) ~ Les Miserables medley
CD2 Hine e hine ~ Amazine grace ~ Tribute to the USA ~ Memories of Martha ~ Creation Hymn ~ In the spirit ~ Nos a bore ~ Soon Ah will be done ~ Where shall I be?
CD3 Ave Maria ~ Divine Brahma ~ Cymru fach ~ Niaros ~ Pan ddau y sant ~ Stars ~ There is a balm ~ Rise up shepherd ~ Jesus Christ superstar ~ Glory of Israel
CD4 Y Nefoedd ~ Think of me ~ Morte Criste ~ By Babyon's waves ~ I'm gonna sing ~ Ave Signor ~ Senzenina ~ That's all I want from you ~ My wish ~ Waft her angels ~ Be still my soul ~ God's choir
CD5 Calon Lan ~ True love ~ How great thou art ~ Aberystwyth ~ It's a grand night for singing ~ When I fall in love ~ Let's face the music ~ How soon ~ Non nobis ~ Rhythm of life ~ Kalinka ~ Sound an alarm ~ Neapolitan Trilogy.
2005 Great Anthems of the World - Volume 1
Sunday Independent (Ireland) label
a free CD with the newspaper. No.SIGACD01
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir. Kiri Te Kawana. Budapest Festival Chorus. Honley Male Choir. Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Irish Rugby World Cup Squad.
MOC tracks: Land of my fathers ~ The flower of Scotland.
2005 The Sounds of Wales
EMI label - released in Australia
Morriston Orpheus. Monmouth Massed Choir. Treorchy Male Choir. Band of the Welsh Guards. Massed Male Voice Choir.
Orpheus tracks: We'll keep a welcome~ Harlech ~ Land of Song ~ Steal away ~ Tros y garreg ~ Hiraeth ~ Elizabethan Serenade ~ Unwaith etto.
2005 Great Anthems of the World Vol 2
Label: Irish Independent
A compilation CD
Artists: MOC, Trinity Boys Choir, Honley Male Voice Choir, The Auld Town Pipes, Louis Armstrong, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Capella Istropolitana.
MOC track: Danny Boy
2005 The Best of Wales
EMI Gold label. Double CD album
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir. Dunvant and Treorchy Male Choirs. GUS Footware Band. Band of Welsh Guards.
Morriston Orpheus tracks:
CD1 Harlech (with Treorchy and Band of Welsh Guards) ~ God bless the Prince of Wales ~ How great thou art ~ Love could I only tell you ~ Land of song ~ Swansea Town ~ For King and country.
CD2 The old rugged cross ~ Dies Irae ~ Abide with me ~ Lord's Prayer ~ The drummer boy ~ Pilgrims' Chorus ( With GUS Footware Band) ~ Cymru fach ~ You'll never walk alone ~ Comrades in arms
2006 Popular Tunes of the Welsh Choirs
CD import from USA on the Mastersong label 504382
Morriston Orpheus and Pontarddulais Male Choirs
No track listings available
2006 20 Uchaf Emynau Cymru
The Top 20 Best Loved Welsh Hymns
Artists include MOC, Wyn Ashton, Pontarddulais Male Choir and more
Re-released with new cover 2010
MOC track: Coedmor with Wyn Ashton
2006 Greatest Hits of the Musicals
EMI Gold Label
3 CD boxed set. A compilation set.
Aristists include: Morriston Orpheus Choir. Shirley Bassey. Alma Cogan. Vince Hill. Edmund Hockridge. Howard Keel and Treorchy Male Choir.
MOC tracks: CD3 All I ask of you ~ Don't cry for me Argentina (with Margaret Williams) [from the 1989 LP Hits of Andrew Lloyd Webber]
2006 A Treasury of Hymns
- a personal collection of timeless favourites
Gordon Lorenz Productions (see also 2007 Songs for Sundays)
Morriston Orpheus Choir. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Jon Christos. Amici Forever. Graham Kendrick. Castleford Singers
Morriston Orpheus tracks: I hear thy welcome voice ~ Calon lan ~ Guide me O thou great Redeemer ~ When I survey the wondrous cross ~ Nazareth ~ Swing low sweet chariot ~ Praise the Lord ~ Rachie.
2006 Bread of Heaven - Wales Forever
The Official Album of the Welsh Rugby Union
PCR Label PCRCD001
Released again on the Music Wales Ltd. label in 2007
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir, Paul Child, Welsh Television Orchestra and Cor Yr Hen Blwyf
Morriston Orpheus Tracks: Hen wlad fy nhadau (with Paul Child) ~ I bob yn sy'n ffydlon ~ Myfanwy ~ Cwm Rhondda (with Paul Child).
2006 Amazing Grace
A Hallmark label compilation recording
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir. Seaford College Choir and others.
MOC: When I survey the wondrous cross
2006 Great Choral Voices of Wales
CD released February 2006 - a re-issue of the original 1985 recording ' You'll Never Walk Alone' which won the Music Retailers ' Best Choral Record of the Year'
Released on the Delta label
Dies Irae ~ Let it be me ~ Anvil Chorus ~ Miserere ~ Rise up shepherd and foller ~ Cadwyn O Emyn dona cymering (Joanna/Crugybar/Ebenezer) ~ Chorus and Laura's Song ~ You'll never walk lone ~ Cymru fach ~ Credo ~ I'm Gonna Walk ~ Kalinka ~ Creation's Hymn ~ Old folks at Home ~ Duet from the Pearl Fishers ~ L'il Liza Jane ~ My hero ~ Martyrs of the arena
2007 One Thrilling Combination
~ new recording
December 2006 Trinity Methodist Chapel Swansea and at the Acoustic Hall of Swansea Metropolitan University.
Sian Pearce (Musical Director) ~ Joy Amman Davies ( Accompanist) ~ Leslie Ryan (Organist)
Producer Peter Williams
You raise me up (Graham/Lovland arr Emerson) ~ Cymru fach (Richards arr Geegl) ~ Bring back the beguine (Simmons) ~ African Trilogy ( trad arr. Arch) ~ Calon lan (Hughes arr Manasse) ~ Let it be me (Becaud arr. Humphreys) ~ Back to the Sixties ~ One, from a Chorus Line (Hamlisch arr. Humphreys) ~ Pokarekare ana ( Tomoana arr. Humphreys) ~ Myfanwy (Parry) ~ Ave Verum (Mozart arr. Ryan) ~ Gloria from organ mass for male voices (Gounod) ~ Tribute to Matt Munro ( arr. Humphreys) ~ Bohemian Rhapsody (Mercury arr. Simmons
2CDs (see also 2006 A Treasury of Hymns)
Artists Morriston Orpheus Choir. Amici. Wendy Craig. Shobna Gulati. Graham Kendrick. Massed Choirs of Yorkshire. Salvation Army Band and Songsters. Treorchy Male Choir. Choir of St. George's Chapel Windsor. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
From the CD notes: This was the first ever collection of Welsh male choirs to be released on CD. Originally released in 1987, it has been digitally re-mastered for this new edition. As well as some of the best recordings made by Wales' most famous choirs during their heyday - including Rhos, Pendyrus, Pontarddulais and Morriston Orpheus - this anthology also includes tracks from two of the best recordings ever made of the combined male choirs of North Wales; one at the Deeside Leisure Centre in 1979, and the other at the Royal Albert Hall in 1981.
Label: Spectrum Audio 2CD Box set
Release date 26 Feb 2008
Also released on the Castle Pulse label in 2003, and on the Rajon (Australia) label also in 2003
CD1 Men of Harlech ~ Goodbye Dolly Gray ~ Let's face the music and dance ~ Myfanwy ~ Gwahoddiad~ Bugeilio'r gwenith gwyn ~ Morte Criste ~ I dreamed a dram ~ The Rose ~ How great thou art ~ You'll never walk alone ~ Nessun dorma ~ Perfect Day ~ Llanfair
CD2 Oh what a beautiful mornin' ~ Tom Jone Medley ~ New York, New York ~ My heart will go on ~ Do you hear the people sing? ~ On my own ~ Pokarkare Ana ~ One ~ Pan ddaw y sant (When the saints) ~ Be not afraid ~ As the deer ~ My way
Tydi a roddaist ~ What would I do without my music ~ Duet from the Pearl Fishers ~ There is nothing like a dame ~ Let it be me ~ Cymru fach ~ Mary’s boy child ~ My Lord, what a mornin’ ~ An American trilogy ~ I’ll walk beside you ~ Deep harmony ~ He ~ All I ask of you ~ My dearest dear ~ You are my heart’s delight ~ I got pleny o nuttin’ ~ Goin’ home ~ Dies Irae ~ Anvil Chorus ~ Miserere ~ Rise up shepherd ~ Cadwyn O Emyn-donau Cymreig ~ Chorus and Laura’s song (‘Casanova’) ~ Credo (St Cecilia Mass) ~ I’m gonna walk ~ Kalinka ~ Creation’s Hymn ~ Old folks at home ~ L’il Liza Jane ~ My hero ~ Martyrs of the Arena ~ Cydganed Pawb ~ Hiraeth ~ My bonney lass ~ Hyder ~ Jesu, who didst ever guide me ~ Rock-a my soul ~ The rose.
Duet from the Pearl Fishers ~ Dies Irae ~ You'll never walk alone ~ Deep Harmony ~ An American trilogy ~ Goin' home ~ Let it be me ~ Anvil Chorus ~ Miserere ~ Cadwn O Emyn-donau Cymreig ~ Cymru fach ~ Chorus and Lara's song ~ Credo ~ Kalika ~ Creation's Hymn ~ Cydganed Pawb (Let all the world in every corner sing) ~ Hiraeth ~ Tydi a Roddiast ~ Credo (St. Cecilia Mass) ~ I'll walk beside you.
2008 Folklorica: From the Valleys
ABC Classics label
A double CD
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir. Bryn Terfel. Aled Jones. North Wales Association of Male Choirs. Meibion Llywarch United Male Choirs. Llanelli Male. Black Mountain Chorus. Fron Male Choir.
no track details yet
2008 Essential Hymns and Anthems
Hallmark label - a double CD
Artists include: Morriston Orpheus Choir. St George's Chapel Choir Windsor. Massed Choirs of Yorkshire.
CD 1: Nazareth
CD 2: Who is on the Lord's side (Rachie)
2008 Pure Christmas
EMI label. A boxed set of 3 CDs
Artists include: Morriston Orpheus Choir with Treorchy and Pontarddulais Male Choirs accompanied by the Band of the Welsh Guards* ~ King Cole Trio ~ Matt Monro ~ Dean Martin ~ Beach Boys ~ Glen Campbell ~ Vera Lynn ~ Les Paul ~ Morcombe and Wise ~ Johnny Mercer ~ The Cliff Adams Singers.
CD1 See amid the winter snow
CD2 Deck the halls with boughs of holly ~ Do they know it's Christmas
CD3 Ding dong merrily on high
2008 From the Heart of Wales
Hallmark / IODA label re-issue from 2002
Morriston Orpheus ~ Treorchy Male ~ Sir Harry Secombe
MOC tracks: Guide me O thou great redeemer ~ There is a redeemer ~ Swing low sweet chariot ~ Jesus, we enthrone you ~ Abba Father ~ For this purpose ~ O how he loves you.
2008 Rugby Anthems
A compilation CD
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir, Melbourne Welsh Male Choir, Rhos Orpheus Choir, Beaufort Choir, Royal Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra.
This CD made the Classic FM top 20 chart during September 2011, reaching number 15 during the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
MOC tracks Swing low sweet chariot ~ Land of my fathers ~ Calon Lân.
2008 Praise and Glory
A boxed set of 3 CDs comprising 60 hymns
Time Before label [Time Music International]
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir. Guildford Cathedral Choir. Bath Abbey Choir. Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Westminster Cathedral Choir. Various solo artists.
Boxed Set Cover
CD1 Hymns We Have Loved.
MOC: Credo from Gounod's St. Cecilia Mass ~ Creation's Hymn
CD2 Favourite Hymns
MOC: Rise up shepherd ~ My Lord what a mornin' ~ I'm gonna walk ~ Dies Irae
CD3 Hymns of Praise
MOC: Cadwyn O emyn-donau ~ I'll walk beside you
2009 Nella Fantasia
Producer Peter Williams
Musical Director Joy Amman Davies, accompanists Jo Scullin and Mike Williams, organist Les Ryan. Instrumental accompaniments arranged by Peter Williams
Nella fantasia ~ Deus salutis ~ Deep river ~ Let all men sing ~ ~ GwÅ·r Harlech ~ The rose ~ Y delyn aur ~ I'll walk with God ( featuring tenor Andrew Rees) ~ The prayer ~ Nidaros ~ Cabaret ~ One day I'll fly away ~ Comrades in arms ~ Abide with me ~ Time to say goodbye (featuring tenor Adriano Graziani and soprano Natalya Romaniw)
Label X5 Music Group
MP3 compilation album
Artists Morriston Orpheus Choir, St Peter's Choir Oxford, London Regency Choir, Kevock Choir, Treorchy Male Choir and more
MOC items You'll never walk alone ~ An American trilogy ~ My hero ~ Kalinka ~ My dearest dear ~ I got plenty o' nuttin' ~ Creation's Hymn ~ I'm gonna walk ~ Dies Irae ~ The rose ~ Goin' home.
2009 Land of My Fathers
Whole Earth label
A compilaton CD: We'll keep a welcome ~ Land of my fathers ~ Roll Jordan roll ~ Chorus of the Hebrew slaves ~ God bless the Prince of Wales ~ Rock of Cader Idris ~ Song of the Jolly Roger ~ Deus Salutis ~ Lullaby ~ All through the night ~ Hen wlad ~ The long day closes.
2009 Ordinary Heroes
Label D-TOX Records
Howard Jones, Morriston Orpheus Choir
MOC track Soon you'll go
2009 The Ultimate Collection Classical Music 100 Hits
Label:Ultimate (box of 5 CDs)
Artists: Morriston Orpheus Choir, Kiri Te Kanawa, Lesley Garrett, Placido Domingo, City of Prague Philharmic Orchestra, Bryn Terfel & Rhys Meirion, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Julian Lloyd Webber and many more.
MOC tracks on CD1 : Mozart's Ave Verum ~ You raise me up
2009 A Grand Night for Singing
Digital re-master of the 1976 original
Label: EMI Gold from EMI LP TWOX 1049
The Morriston Orpheus Choir and the Band of HM Royal Marines (Royal Marines School of Music)
Choral Director: Leslie Ryan
Conductor Lieut Col Paul Neville
Research by Tim Wills, Recording Engineer Stuart Eltham, Produced by Bob Barratt. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios 1976, London.
RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN SHOW-STOPPERS
It’s a grand night for singing ~ Bloody Mary ~ There is nothin’ like a dame ~ Younger than springtime ~ You’ll never walk alone ~ Edelweiss ~ Getting to know you ~ Oklahoma ~ Oh, what a beautiful morning ~ It’s a grand night for singing
THE U.S. MARINE CORPS HYMN ~ I BELIEVE ~ SONGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR Oh! it’s a lovely war ~ It’s a long way to Tipperary ~ There’s a long, long trail ~ Keep the home fires burning ~ Mademoiselle from Armentiers~Over there! ~ Roses of Picardy ~ Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag
SONGS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
The army, the navy and the air force ~ Bless “em all ~ Kiss me good-night, sergeant-major ~ Lili Marlene ~ I’ll be seeing you ~ Now is the hour ~ This is the army, Mister Jones ~ We’re gonna hang out the washing on the Siegfried Line
The banana boat song ~ Yellow bird ~ Jamaica farewell ~ Brown-skin gal
MUSICAL COMEDY MEMORIES
The French military marching song ~ Soldiers in the park ~ Robbers’ march ~ The cobbler’s song ~ Song of the vagabonds ~ Stout-hearted men ~ The desert song ~ The riff song ~ Goodbye
Arrangements by Ray Woodfield
Letter from Ray Woodfield who arranged all the music for the recording, dated September 2014;
2009 Celebrating Classical Music of Wales
Label ZYX- Net fz (from the Sain catalogue)
Double compilation CDs featuring Morriston Orpheus, Bryn Terfel, Rhys Meirion, Aled Jones, Gwyn Hughes Jones, Cor Seiriol, Iwan Llewellyn Jones, Pontarddulais Male Choir, Dennis O'Neill, Cory Band and more
MOC track: Myfanwy
2009 Brass and Voice
DVD of 125th Anniversary concert The Cory Band at St David's Hall, Cardiff
Label WoB label
Aristists Cory Band, Morriston Orpheus Choir, Wycliffe Gordon and Robin Dewhurst Trio
2009 Welsh Gold Star Classic
Label: Sain, a compilation CD
Artists include: MOC, Bryn Terfel, Aled Jones, Gwawr Edwards, Katherine Jenkins, Only Men Aloud, Shan Cothi and more
MOC track Myfanwy
2009 Soon You'll Go
CD single / promo
Howard Jones and MOC
Single track: Soon you'll go
2009 Mastermix WALES ~ for DJ use only
Music Factory Production
Artists MOC, Treochy Male Voice, Band of the Welsh Guards, Harry Secombe, Llanelli Male Choir, Max Boyce, ALed Jones, Bryn Terfel, Tom Jones, Bonnie Tyler, Shirley Bassey, Katherine Jenkins, Charlotte Church, Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers, Catatonia, The Alarm.
MOC tracks: Amazing Grace and The Old Rugged Cross