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J Ward

Magazine article Gramophone

J Ward

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J Ward

Fantasias a 4, VDGS21-26. Down, caitiff wretch (Part 1). Mount up, my soul. How long wilt thou forget me, O Lord. Let God Arise. Praise the Lord, O my soul. Prayer is an endless chain (Part 2). This is a joyful, happy holy day Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford / Daniel Hyde; Phantasm Linn [F] [SACD] CKD427 (59' * DDD/DSD)

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John Ward has had an odd career on record. He was just another name (mostly forgotten unless you were a viol player) until the Consort of Musicke madrigal group stunned the world in their recorded debut with a two-record set of his complete printed madrigals in 1981 (L'Oiseau-Lyre, 9/81). Later they did another with some of his manuscript pieces. But it was not until five years ago that Phantasm recorded his entire known output for six and five viols (11/09)--yet again a reminder that this was a composer with less range than some of his contemporaries but astonishing depths. …

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