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Music by Dennis Pim

A selection of recordings of music by the Linsdale Singers’ musical director, Dennis Pim

Below are recordings of some of the music Dennis Pim has composed or arranged over the years. Unless otherwise specified all recordings are by the Linsdale Singers and conducted by Dennis Pim.

Choral Directors – all of the music is unpublished, if you are interested in looking at any scores with a view to performing them with your own choir please send a message to .

Sacred music

Anthems

Arise my love (2005)
Primarily a wedding anthem set for unaccompanied SATB with optional flute. Words adapted from the Song of Solomon by choir member Siân Clifford, composed for and first performed at a wedding in July 2005.
Recorded in 2006 for a wedding music sampler CD.
Be humble always and gentle (1977)
Another wedding anthem set for SATB with organ accompaniment. Words from Ephesians 4.2–6, composed for and first performed at a wedding in April 1977.
Live recording of the first performance in 1977 sung by The University Church Choir of Christ the King, London directed by Alan Wilson.

Canticles and responses

Evening service in Bb – Magnificat (1982)
Magnificat from a setting of the Evening Canticles for unaccompanied double choir.
From the 2001 CD "I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills – Sacred Choral Music from St Barnabas".
Evening service in Bb – Nunc Dimittis (1982)
Nunc Dimittis from a setting of the Evening Canticles for unaccompanied double choir.
From the 2001 CD "I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills – Sacred Choral Music from St Barnabas".
Preces and Responses (1981 rev. 2002)
Preces and Responses set for unaccompanied double choir. Revised for BCP text from the original 1981 version for the ASB (1980) text.
Live recording from Winchester Cathedral in February 2014 by the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir directed by David Ogden.

Christmas music

Christ is born! (2012)
Christmas carol for SATB choir and organ, words anon. Originally composed for the 2012 'A carol for Christmas' composition competition.
Live recording from 2014 Christmas concert with organist Paul Daggett.
O magnum mysterium (2013)
Composed for the Linsdale Singers and set for unaccompanied SATB with divisions.
Live recording from 2018 Christmas concert.
Prophecy (2005)
A carol for Christmastide for unaccompanied SATB with words by choir member Siân Clifford based on Micah 5:2-4. Composed for the Linsdale Sngers and designed to fit the early sections of a 'Nine lessons and carols' service.
Live recording from 2014 Christmas concert.
The burning babe (2014)
A Christmas anthem for SATB with divisions, words by Robert Southwell (1561–1595).
Live recording from 2014 Christmas concert.
Make we joy now in this fest (2018)
A carol for Chirstmas set for unaccompanied SATB.
Live recording from 2018 Christmas concert.

Secular music

Song arrangements

I’m gone away (1975)
Arrangement of an American folksong for unaccompanied SSAATTBB
Recording made in January 2018 with thanks to Steve at Grove Road Studios

Christmas songs

O tannenbaum (2016)
Christmas song arranged for unaccompanied SATB. German words with the last verse in English.
Live recording from 2018 Christmas concert.
Jingle bells (2010)
Arrangement for unaccompanied SSAATTBB with a time signature of 4/4 + 7/8 throughout. There's also a version for full orchestra without singers.
Live recording from 2010 Christmas concert.