Psalms, Stars & Light


Discover this album of settings of the psalms, performed by the Charter Choir of Homerton College, Cambridge, conducted by Daniel Trocmé-Latter, with organists Shanna Hart and Lorenzo Bennett

About this release

The Book of Psalms is an ancient corpus of 150 texts exploring thanksgiving, lamentation, penitence, and spirituality, which have significantly influenced mythical and secular poetry. Including several premiere recordings, this album features well-loved settings of these treasured words, together with fresh compositions by emerging composers.

  • God is our strength and refuge - Eric Coates arr. John Barnard
  • Praise ye the Lord - Carol J. Jones
  • The 23rd Psalm - Bobby McFerrin
  • O God, Thou art my God - Henry Purcell
  • They that go down to the sea in ships - Herbert Sumsion
  • An Wasserflüssen Babylon (BWV 653) - J. S. Bach
  • Super flumina Babylonis - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
  • Psalm 148 (No.3 from Five Psalms of Praise) - Douglas Coombes
  • Psalm 8 - Plainsong (tone VIII.1); harmonisation by Shanna Hart
  • Psaume 72: Tes jugements, Dieu véritable - Huguenot Psalter
  • Tes jugements, Dieu véritable (à 4) - Loys Bourgeois
  • Psalm 62 - Daniel Trocmé-Latter
  • Psalm Prelude, Set 1, No. 1 - Herbert Howells
  • O praise ye the Lord - C. Hubert H. Parry
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Production Credits

Engineer and Producer Myles Eastwood
Design Mike Cooter
Executive Producer Adrian Green
Recording Dates 29 and 30 June 2023
Recording Location St George’s Church, Chesterton, Cambridge
Catalogue number CR095