The mystery of things
Choral and organ works by Paul Fisher
Richard Cook organ
Stephen Shellard director
‘The soft, melodic contours of Paul Fishers musical signature make a welcome debut on disc...The Proteus Ensemble are entirely sympathetic advocates, especially adept at the great blossoms of feeling that regularly break the surface.'
★★★★ Choir and Organ 2019
‘It’s one gem after another....The performances, recorded in Worcester Cathedral, are at a very high level...The recorded sound is first rate.
American Record Guide September 2019‘
’ ...an impressive recording of rarely-heard repertoire.’
Organists’ Review November 2019
‘The pleasing, soft-grained music of priest and composer Paul Fisher has sincerity and a gentle melodiousness that relaxes and draws one in to listen more attentively.’
Church Music Quarterly March 2020
The first recording featuring the choral music of Paul Fisher, together with first recordings of some recent organ works.
Paul’s Fisher’s music has an immediately approachable melodic quality, allied with a masterful technical control, producing music of quality and lasting worth.
O come let us sing 2:14
The Bradford Service
Nunc dimittis 6:02
Two Celtic transcriptions for organ
Danny Boy (Air from County Derry) 3:59
To Skye 3:38
Movements from Black light -
A Requiem for times of war and destruction
Agnus Dei 4:39
Organ: Sarabande (with a touch of Satie) 2:44
O Sacrum Convivium 2:35
Whatsoever Things 3:31
The White Tiger – R S Thomas read by Gabrielle Bullock 1:00
Organ: The White Tiger 5:00
The mystery of things 5:50
Organ: Birthday Moods 4:20
God You’re Misbehavin’ 2:58
Total playing time: 59:08