Unaccompanied settings of English and Latin sacred texts


SATB MOTETS

O tu suavissima virga (2017)
Full choir ed.

O sweetest branch

SATB(div)
Performances: The King's Counterpoint. Venues: Canterbury Cathedral. 

World premiere: The King's Counterpoint, dir David Acres. Evensong, Canterbury Cathedral. Aug 8th 2018.
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Soloist Orsi Sapszon. Studio recording, Budapest. May 2018.

Nunc laudare debemus (2018)

Caedmon's Hymn

SSATB or SAATB 

Performances: Gaudeamus. Venues: Gloucester Cathedral.

World premiere: Gloucester Cathedral commemorative evensong to mark the 1100th anniversary of the death of Queen Aethelflaed. Jun 12th 2018.
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. Feb 2018.

Score: Published by Chichester Music Press.

O nata lux (2014)

O Light born of Light

SATB with divisi
Performances: Antiphon. Venues: Exeter Cathedral, Buckfast Abbey. Recordings: Antiphon in Exeter Cathedral Lady Chapel for the 'O my people' CD, Willowhayne Records label.
World premiere: Antiphon, dir Matthew Cann. Concert, Exeter Cathedral. Jan 30th 2016. 
This recording: As above.

Score: Published by Chichester Music Press.

Justorum animae (2014, revd 2017)

The souls of the righteous

SSATB
Performances:  Cantabile Chamber Singers, Fisher Consort. Venues: Grace Church Toronto, St Katharine Cree London. Recordings: Concanenda (Cambridge choral scholars) for their 'In memoriam' EP.
World premiere: (first ed) Cantabile Chamber Singers, dir Cheryll Chung. Concert, Grace Church Toronto. Nov 7th 2014.
World premiere (of this slightly revised ed): Fisher Consort, dir Jonathan Schranz. Brandenburg Choral Festival concert, St Katharine Cree London. Sep 22nd 2017.
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. Sep 2017.

Eternal Rest (2018)

Let light perpetual shine upon them

SSATB or SAATB 
Performances: Gaudeamus, Solstice. Venues: Gloucester Cathedral, Kirskstall Abbey.
World premiere: Gaudeamus. Gloucester Music Festival 2018 concert, Gloucester Cathedral. Jun 26th 2018. 
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. May 2018.

Ave Maria (2012)


Hail Mary full of grace

SATB
Performances: various Cambridge UK choral scholar ensembles, university choirs in the States and others. Venues: Fisher House Chapel Cambridge, Buckfast Abbey, St Stephen's London, University of Nebraska and elsewhere.
World premiere: FourFour (Cambridge choral scholars), dir Jonathan Schranz. Advent concert, Cambridge University Catholic Chaplaincy, Fisher House. Nov 28th 2014.
US premiere: Dulces Voces. Christmas Concert, Holy Trinity Lincoln Nebraska. Dec 12th 2015.

This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. Sep 2017.

In memoriam; Ricardus Rex (2013)

O Lord how many are my foes

SATB with divisi
Performances: the cathedral choirs of Gloucester, Nottingham, Leicester, Wells (Voluntary), Counterpoint and others. Venues: The Requiem Mass for King Richard III at Holy Cross Priory Leicester led by His Eminence Cardinal Nichols the Archbishop of Westminster. Also Buckfast Abbey, evensong at Gloucester and Leicester cathedrals, the Bishop's Palace Wells and elsewhere.
World premiere: Counterpoint, dir David Acres. Concert, Buckfast Abbey. July 6th 2013.
This recording: Concanenda (Cambridge choral scholars) for their 'In memoriam' EP, dir Alexandra Schwinn, produced Adrian Peacock. St Cyriacs Swaffham Prior Cambridge. Jun 2014.

O salutaris Hostia (2016)

O salutary Victim

SSAATB
Awaiting first performance.
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. Sep 2017.

Absalon fili mi (2015)

King David laments the loss of his son Absalom

SATB with divisi
Performances: The King's Counterpoint. Venues: various services and concerts in Charleston SC including a 9/11 memorial concert at Grace Church Cathedral, Wells Cathedral and elsewhere.
World premiere: The King's Counterpoint, dir David Acres. Evensong, Wells Cathedral. Jul 13th 2016.
This recording: Composer's Choir, dir Daniel Shaw. Studio recording, Connecticut. Spring 2017.

The Church is built upon the earthly stone (2017)

Ancient Cyriac hymn

SSATB
Awaiting performance.
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. Sep 2017.

Score: Published by Chichester Music Press.

And God shall wipe away all tears (2015)

Revelation 21:4

SSATB
Performances: Fisher Consort. Venues: St John at Hackney London.
World premiere: Fisher Consort, dir Jonathan Schranz. Concert, St John at Hackney, London. Jul 22nd 2016.
This recording: Cantate, dir Zoltan Pad. Studio recording, Budapest. Dec 2018.

O magnum mysterium (2015)

O great mystery

SSATB
Performances: University of Exeter Chapel Choir, Dulces Voces and others. Venues: Exeter Cathedral, University of Exeter Mary Harris Chapel, St Paul's Cathedral Valletta concert for Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday and elsewhere during their summer 2016 tour of Malta, Holy Trinity Lincoln Nebraska and elsewhere.
World premiere: University of Exeter Chapel Choir, dir Michael Graham. Christmas Concert, St James's Church Exeter. Dec 9th 2015.
This recording: Voices of Prague.

Audivi vocem (2013)

I heard a voice coming from heaven

SATB and treble soloist
Performances: Selwyn College Cambridge choral scholars. Venues: Buckfast Abbey and elsewhere during their 2015 summer tour.
World premiere: Selwyn College Cambridge choral scholars, dir Jonathan Schranz. Concert, St Michael and All Angels Mt Dinham Exeter. Jun 29th 2015.
This recording: Voices of Prague.

O sacrum convivium (2013)

O sacred banquet

SATB with divisi
Awaiting performance. Recorded by Antiphon in Exeter Cathedral Lady Chapel for the 'O my people' CD, Willowhayne Records label.
This recording: Voices of Prague.

O God whose hand hath spread the sky (2015)

Caeli Deus sanctissime

SSAATB
Performances: Fisher Consort, The King's Counterpoint. Venues: St John at Hackney London, St Philip's Episcopal Church and Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul (both Charleston USA) and elsewhere.
World premiere: Fisher Consort, dir Jonathan Schranz. Concert, St John at Hackney, London. Jul 22nd 2016
US premiere: As below.
This recording: The King's Counterpoint in concert, dir David Acres. St Philip's Episcopal Church Charleston SC - Piccolo Spoleto Festival USA. Jun 2017. 

No eye has seen, no ear has heard (2010, revd 2015)

St Paul's letter to the Corinthians

SATB
Performances: St Mark's School of Texas boys chapel choir, The King's Counterpoint. Venues: St Mark's School of Texas evensong, Wells Cathedral, Canterbury Cathedral and elsewhere.
World premiere: St Mark's School of Texas Chapel Choir (boys and scholars), dir Tinsley Silcox. Chapel evensong, St Mark's School of Texas. Jan 31st 2016.
UK premiere: The Kings Counterpoint, dir David Acres. Wells Cathedral Sunday eucharist. Jul 17th 2016.
This recording: The King's Counterpoint, dir David Acres. Wells Cathedral Chapter House. Jul 2016.

Beati qui custodiunt iudicium (2013)

Blessed are they that keep judgement

SATB with div
Performances: Choir of Selwyn College Cambridge UK, several US university and school chapel choirs. Venues: Selwyn College Cambridge Chapel, University of Nebraska, St Cloud State University, St Mark's School of Texas and elsewhere.
World premiere: Chapel Choir of St Mark's, University of Nebraska, dir Kurt Knecht. Chapel eucharist, Lincoln Nebraska. Sep 27th 2015.
UK premiere: Selwyn College Chapel Choir, dir Sarah Macdonald. All Saints' evensong, Selwyn College, Cambridge. Nov 1st 2015.
This recording: St Cloud State University Concert Choir, dir Peter Durow. Studio recording, St Cloud University Minnesota. Apr 2017.

 

GRAHAM KEITCH COMPOSER OF SACRED CHORAL MUSIC

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