Lux Et Veritas


Music for Peace and Reflection by Will Todd
James Sherlock Piano and organ
Nigel Short Conductor
English Chamber Orchestra

Lux et Veritas (Light and Truth) is a collection of sumptuous choral works in which Tenebrae are accompanied by the English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the choir’s director Nigel Short. This release followed Will Todd’s choral album The Call of Wisdom, featuring music commissioned for HRH The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee service in St Paul’s Cathedral in 2012.

"These are beautifully melodic and touching pieces for calm, reflective moments, all sensitively performed by Tenabrae with the English Chamber Orchestra, directed by Nigel Short." Classic FM

"don't miss this movingly accessible and genuinely sensitive choral collection." Musicweb International, October 2014

"sumptuous, soothing and reflective music for all occasions." Northern Echo, November 2014

"Throughout, the excellent Tenebrae under Nigel Short's sensitive direction deliver the sequence of 14 short pieces with commitment and great beauty of tone." Choir and Organ, November 2014


Tracking Listing

1. Remembrance  (4.24)

2. No More Sorrow  (5.13)

3. Softly (3.30)

4. For Peace (6.24)

5. A Celtic Blessing  (5.46)

6. Precious Moment (4.37)

7. Encircled (4.11)

8. Agnus Dei (5.50)

9. In This Place (4.31)

10. Exalt Us In Your Love  (5.42)

11. Tidings (5.14)

12. Sanctus  (2.30)

13. O Lux Beata  (6.07)

14. Christus Est Stella (3.31)

Additional information


Music for Peace and Reflection by Will Todd
James Sherlock (Piano and organ)
Nigel Short (Conductor)
English Chamber Orchestra

Release Date: 2014
Catalogue No: SIGCD394
Label: Signum Records

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