Ivor Novello Award winner and double Grammy Award winner Paul Phoenix teams up with a cappella ensemble Apollo5 and orchestra to share tracks on this recording from Edition Peters Sounds.Paul Phoenix, famous as a choirboy, former member of The King’s Singers and founder of Purple Vocals presents some of his favourite tracks, including Nunc Dimittis the theme-tune from BBC TV’s “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” which propelled him to stardom in 1979. Other tracks include Pie Jesu by John Brunning and U2’s MLK, important pieces on his musical path. The ‘Journey’ continues with the newly composed folksong arrangement Oh You Wide Steppe on this recording.
Edition Peters SoundsFeaturing Andrea Haines (soprano), Craig Burnett (trumpet), Nicholas Riddle (organ), the British Film Orchestra conducted by Barnaby SmithCatalogue number: EPS002UPC 700461442288Released on: November 30th, 2015
Tracklist1. Nunc Dimittis Geoffrey Burgon2. Pie Jesu John Brunning3. Child of the Stable's Secret Birth Thomas Hewitt Jones 4. MLK U2, arr. Bob Chilcott5. Oh You Wide Steppe Trad. arr. Alexander Levine6. Coventry Carol Trad. arr. Barnaby Smith7. On Christmas Night Thomas Hewitt Jones Total time: 23'32