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THE FOLLOWING RECORDINGS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FROM THE COMPOSER, OR THROUGH SOUNZ (CENTRE FOR NZ MUSIC). THEY ARE NOT COMMERCIAL RELEASES, AND CONTAIN A MIX OF CONCERT RECORDINGS AND STUDIO RECORDINGS MADE AVAILABLE TO THE COMPOSER. THEY ARE INTENDED AS 'SAMPLER' OR PROMOTIONAL RECORDINGS - ALTHOUGH ALL TRACKS ARE COMPLETE PIECES.

MUSIC FOR TREBLE-VOICE CHOIRS

The Treble Voice Choral Music of David Hamilton Volume 1

Christmas Bells
I Know Moonrise
Nunc Dimittis
I Have a Dozen Dragons
My Gifts to Keep
Christmas Cradle Song
The Angel’s Visit (from “Noël!”)
Follow the Star (from “Noël!”)
Ma te atua
The Sea Child
Be With Me, Lord!
Benue Lullaby
In a Glorious Garden Green
Holy Night
May the Road Rise to Meet You


The Treble Voice Choral Music of David Hamilton Volume 2

Whisper to me
Pangur ban
The Mechanical Dragon
Not Made With Hands
E moe te ra
Bound for Canaan Land
This Old Hammer
Laksin mina kesäyönä käymään
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day
Rain
A Child Comes Forth
   1. Eia Jesus Hodie
   2. A Child of the Snows
   3. As I Sat on a Sunny Bank
   4. A Christmas Lullaby
   5. Welcome to Heaven’s King



The Treble Voice Choral Music of David Hamilton Volume 3
(Works for 2-part treble-voice choirs (SA))

Kia hora te marino
Child of my heart
Moon Fish
Friends
When my Mother sings to me
Dear Santa
Tell me again (the story of Christmas)
Ave Maria
Two Blessings
1. Ko Ihu te Ariki.
2. Tiaho I roto
A Blessing for this Day
Magnificat
A Blessing for Saint Kentigern


The Treble Voice Choral Music of David Hamilton Volume 4

Prayer of a Woman
We Shall Walk Through the Valley
A Child Lay in a Little Crib
Shepherd’s Song at Christmas
The Son of the Virgin
My Master Hath a Garden
Walk You in the Light
A Song of Ruth
Such a Parcel of Rogues (song by Robert Rurns)
Road’s End
Count Me the Stars
A Peace Prayer
De Angel Roll De Stone Away
Full Moon Rhyme
There Will Come Soft Rains
Ave Maris Stella
A Blessing for Saint Kentigern

 

MUSIC FOR MIXED-VOICE CHOIRS

The Mixed-Voice Choral Music of David Hamilton Volume 1

Song for a Young Country
Song of a Drifter
Whisper You All the Way Home
   1. The Boatie Baby’s Lullaby
   2. Papatowai Lullaby
   3. Only the Moon Has Secrets
Prayer for Peace
The Sea Child
The Cruiser
Two Advent Carols
   1. Silent Stars Were Watching
   2. Rise Up Shepherds
Missa semplice (selection)
Festival Gloria
Benedictus
Matariki
Una Noche de Verano
Shine Out, Fair Sun
Lux Aeterna
Invocation
 

The Mixed-Voice Choral Music of David Hamilton Volume 2

Ecce beatam lucem
Angele Dei
Caliban’s Song
Three Spirituals
   Whosoever will
   In the garden
   Walk you in the light
The Pale and Silver Moon’s Blue Silk and Blossom
Rakiura
The Moon is Silently Singing
Veni Sancte Spiritus
Karanga
Dance Song to the Creator
 

Missa semplice

A recording of the complete work by a  specially formed chamber choir conducted by the composer.

Missa Pacifica

A recording of the première performance: soprano Morag Atchison, alto Kate Spence, Auckland Choral conducted by Peter Watts