Sacred choral music

A selection of anthems and other choral pieces suitable for concert performance or liturgical use.

Holy, heavenly love

Anthem for SATB chorus and organ. A setting of the words from the well-known hymn ’Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost’ by Christopher Wordsworth.


This performance is by the Montagu Singers, conducted by David Bullen, with Jon Mills on the organ. It was recorded in Hexham Abbey in May 2023

Surge, Aquilo

Anthem for soprano and tenor solos, SATB chorus, violin, cello and piano. Words from the Latin text of the Song of Solomon. This was written for my wedding in 2001.

This excerpt is from a performance recorded live by the Russian Chamber Chorus of New York.

O how lovely

Anthem for SATB chorus and piano, with words taken from Psalm 84. The recording below was made at a service in St Mary's Church, Horsham, in July 2014. The service was organised for Her Majesty's judges by the High Sheriff of West Sussex.