Sospiri

  • Dan Locklair Gloria

Gloria – “Deserves wider international recognition” ★★★ (Choir & Organ)

Gloria - Dan Locklair (CR033) Review by Choir & Organ Listen and buy on Convivium Records Still best known outside America for the piece played at Ronald Reagan’s funeral, Dan Locklair deserves wider international recognition. The selection here rather buries [...]

  • Dan Locklair Gloria

Dan Locklair: Gloria – “Finely crafted and highly effective” ★★★ (Planet Hugill)

Locklair: Gloria (CR033) Review by Robert Hugill Listen and buy now on Convivium Records Dan Locklair is one of those American composers who have generated quite a strong reputation in the USA but seem to be under-represented in the [...]

  • Dan Locklair Gloria

Dan Locklair: Gloria – “A personal and expressive response to the texts, being set with care, vision and with faith” (Cross Rhythms)

Dan Locklair: Gloria (CR033) Review by Cross Rhythms Listen and buy now on Convivium Records This CD brings together pieces composed with texts that come from across the liturgical year by the American composer Dan Locklair (born 1949) and [...]

  • A Multitude of Voices

A Multitude of Voices – “Sospiri delivered it with exquisite simplicity and unforced grace” ★★★★ (Choir & Organ)

A Multitude of Voices (CR026) Review by Choir & Organ Listen and buy on Convivium Records The war poetry of 1914-18 burned away grandeur in an alembic of pity. These modern settings of verse by Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas and [...]

  • A Multitude of Voices

A Multitude of Voices – “Accomplished and well Recorded” (MusicWeb International)

A Multitude of Voices (CR026) Review by MusicWeb International Listen and buy on Convivium Records In 2013 I reviewed a fine disc by Christopher Watson and Sospiri, entitled The Lost City – Lamentations Through the Ages. I mentioned then that I had learned from [...]

  • A Multitude of Voices

A Multitude of Voices – “Fine, sympathetic performances” ★★★★ (BBC Music Magazine)

A Multitude of Voices (CR026) Review by BBC Music Magazine Listen and buy on Convivium Records The war poetry of 1914-18 burned away grandeur in an alembic of pity. These modern settings of verse by Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas and [...]