STYLE: Hymnody RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 7410-7183 LABEL: Kevin Mayhew 1490103 FORMAT: CD Album RRP: £10.20
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
Anyone familiar with Margaret’s previous albums ‘Fountains Of Life’, ‘Fire Of Love’ and ‘Light In Our Darkness’ will recognise that her settings of Psalms featured here are compiled from those earlier albums. The performances by the St Thomas Music Group are of a mixed standard but when everything comes together, like on the haunting “O Domini, O Christe” with a wistful cello intro and blissfully transcendent work from the choir, the effect is breathtaking. Rizza’s work is as the sleeve says, “wonderfully melodic” and for those looking for classically orientated meditative music, this compilation bares investigation.
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