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The Aire Valley Singers: Out of the Aire

The Aire Valley Singers: Out of the Aire (Hill & Dale HD003)

Out of the Aire
The Aire Valley Singers

Hill & Dale Records HD003 (LP, UK, 1979)

Recorded by Bill Leader at St. Paul’s Church, Shipley, West Yorkshire, February 12-13 and 16, 1979;
Sleeve front photograph by Mike Kinder;
Sleeve design by Janet Kerr


Sopranos: Dooren Anderson, Marjorie Harness, Janet Hemingway, Gill Hepworth, Liz Lester, Sue Sheard;
Altos: Andrea Crabtree, Ann Christys, Muriel Hartley, Evelyn Kendell, Jenny Reavill;
Tenors: Roger Bond, Paul Busby, Bruce Grainger, Paul Kershaw, Keith Randle;
Basses: David Bentley, Jeronimo Maeso, John Moulds, Tony Reavill;
Conductor: David Bryan


Side 1

  1. Hark All Ye Lovely Saints Above
  2. Weep o Mine Eyes
  3. Je ne l’ose dire (I dare not tell you)
  4. When Mary Thro’ the Garden Went
  5. Walk in Jerusalem
  6. Bushes and Briars (Roud 1027)
  7. The Turtle Dove (Roud 422)
  8. It Was a Lover and His Lass
  9. Summertime
  10. Oes gafr eto? (Counting the goats)

Side 2

  1. O Sing Joyfully
  2. Ave verum corpus
  3. Hodie Christus natus est
  4. Beati quorum via
  5. A Hymn to the Virgin
  6. Quem pastores visditis
  7. Seigneur, pourquoi tu pleures?

Track 1 Thomas Weelkes (1577-1623);
Track 2 John Bennet, 1599;
Track 3 Pierre Certon, 1539;
Tracks 4, 14 C.V. Stanford (1852-1924);
Track 5 Negro Spiritual arr. Ian Humphris;
Tracks 6-7 trad., coll. Ralph Vaughan Williams;
Track 8 words William Shakespeare, music John Rutter;
Track 9 George Gershwin;
Track 10 Welsh trad. arr. David Bryan;
Track 11 Adrian Batten (1591-1637);
Track 12 William Byrd, 1607;
Track 13 J.P. Sweelinck (1562-1621);
Track 15 Benjamin Britten (1913-1976);
Track 16 Francis Poulenc, 1952;
Track 17 Jacques Bernard