Recordings and CDs

Carols by Candlelight

Carols By Candlelight is recorded from live performances at The Chapter House in York Minster in 2012.  A collection of traditional and modern Christmas music, the CD includes carols by Bach, Holst, Chilcott and Rutter, as well as music from renowned organ recitalist David Pipe and The Handbell Ringers of The Chapter House Choir.

CDs can be purchased for £10 at any of our concerts and are available online and at the York Minster shop.

Adam lay y-bounden - Matthew Martin

by The Chapter House Choir, York | Carols by Candlelight, 2012

Song Cycle

The latest choral cantata from popular British composer Alexander L’Estrange – an entertaining 45-minute celebration of the bicycle – has been launched on CD and on iTunes.

Song Cycle: vive la vélorution was commissioned by the Chapter House Choir to mark the grand départ of 2014’s Tour de France in Yorkshire.

The CD was recorded in February 2015 at Uppingham School and features The Song Cycle Singers, conducted by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, the Call Me Al jazz quintet:

  • Mark Armstrong – trumpet & flugelhorn
  • Julian Landymore – flute,
  • Alexander L’Estrange – piano & bass
  • Nic France – drums

Song Cycle is published by Faber Music and released on L’Estrange’s own label andagio.

For more information visit www.songcyclevlv.com.

Song Cycle recording February 2015

After the Song Cycle CD recording in Uppingham School, February 2015

My wheel and I

by Alexander L'Estrange | Song Cycle: vive la vélorution

Free Wheeling

by Alexander L'Estrange | Song Cycle: vive la vélorution

A woman (wearing bloomers) on a wheel

by Alexander L'Estrange | Song Cycle: vive la vélorution