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Palimpsest New Works from Old for Saxophone and Choir
Various composers

Sam Corkin

Palimpsest New Works from Old for Saxophone and Choir

Price: € 19.95
Format: CD
Label: Signum Classics
UPC: 0635212076620
Catnr: SIGCD 766
Release date: 13 October 2023
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Label
Signum Classics
UPC
0635212076620
Catalogue number
SIGCD 766
Release date
13 October 2023
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About the album

This album marks the culmination of a landmark project to re-imagine new works from old for saxophone, choir and organ. Each work has been specially commissioned and boasts compositions by leading composers including Gabriel Jackson, Erroll Wallen and Roderick Williams. Celebrated saxophonist Sam Corkin is joined by Canterbury Cathedral choir to bring a fresh perspective to some well-loved repertoire, recorded within the iconic surroundings of Canterbury Cathedral.

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Sam Corkin (saxophone)

Sam Corkin studied for a Master’s and later an Artist Fellowship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In demand as a recitalist, Sam has played at concert halls and cathedrals across the country and performs annually at the Victoria International Arts Festival in Malta. He has collaborated with numerous choirs including the BBC Singers as part of the Hull City of Culture. This performance was recorded by Radio 3. Sam’s interest in promoting new music has led to a significant contribution to the repertoire for solo saxophone and choir. To date, he has commissioned and premiered over thirty new works for this genre. His debut album, Drop Down, Ye Heavens, was a collaboration with acclaimed vocal group, Siglo de Oro, and reached a national audience on radio. The album received plaudits from critics and was...
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Sam Corkin studied for a Master’s and later an Artist Fellowship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In demand as a recitalist, Sam has played at concert halls and cathedrals across the country and performs annually at the Victoria International Arts Festival in Malta. He has collaborated with numerous choirs including the BBC Singers as part of the Hull City of Culture.
This performance was recorded by Radio 3.
Sam’s interest in promoting new music has led to a significant contribution to the repertoire for solo saxophone and choir. To date, he has commissioned and premiered over thirty new works for this genre. His debut album, Drop Down, Ye Heavens, was a collaboration with acclaimed vocal group, Siglo de Oro, and reached a national audience on radio. The album received plaudits from critics and was described as “vividly executed” (BBC Music Magazine) and “so invigorating” (Gramophone Magazine).

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David Newsholme (conductor)

David Newsholme is founding Director of the Girls' Choir at Canterbury. The ensemble's formation was covered widely by the international media and featured in a BBC documentary about the Cathedral. He has conducted the choir at numerous high-profile occasions, including a service attended by HM the Queen and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, and the consecration service of the Church of England's first female diocesan Bishop. The choir has also appeared on television and radio. David is also principal organist to the Choir of Canterbury Cathedral, with which he regularly broadcasts, tours and records. He has played at a number of significant occasions, most notably the enthronement service of Archbishop Justin Welby in 2013. He pursues a parallel solo career and has appeared at venues throughout Europe and the USA. He...
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David Newsholme is founding Director of the Girls' Choir at Canterbury. The ensemble's formation was covered widely by the international media and featured in a BBC documentary about the Cathedral. He has conducted the choir at numerous high-profile occasions, including a service attended by HM the Queen and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, and the consecration service of the Church of England's first female diocesan Bishop. The choir has also appeared on television and radio.
David is also principal organist to the Choir of Canterbury Cathedral, with which he regularly broadcasts, tours and records. He has played at a number of significant occasions, most notably the enthronement service of Archbishop Justin Welby in 2013.

He pursues a parallel solo career and has appeared at venues throughout Europe and the USA. He has recorded the Trio Sonatas of J.S. Bach and music by Herbert Howells.


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