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Welcome to CRD
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CRD is an independent record label with over 50 years' history behind it. Our raison d’être is to bring high-quality recordings of little-known classical music, as well as new interpretations of better known repertoire, to those with a passion for classical music. 

We are proud to have worked with world-renowned composers, directors and performers over the decades. Our latest collaboration is with renowned composer and conductor, Matthew Martin, and The Choir of Keble College, Oxford.

We released our first recording with Keble, which features the Oxford-based ensemble Instruments of Time and Truth, in March 2018.

We are delighted to continue to work with critically acclaimed harpsichordist and pianist, Virginia Black, through the release of a selection of Mozart sonatas from what was the golden period of the fortepiano.

Release date: 4th September 2020

Ave Rex AngelorumCRD 3537

CRD 3537 : Ave Rex Angelorum : Carols and music tracing the journey from Christ the King to Epiphany

Carols and music tracing the journey from Christ the King to Epiphany

1. Christus vincit – plainsong, arr. Martin Baker
2. Ave maris stella – plainsong, arr. Matthew Martin
3. Nova, nova! – Grayston Ives
4. A Hymn of St Columba – Benjamin Britten
5. O Oriens – Matthew Martin
6. Hymn: Lo! He comes with clouds descending
7. Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen – Hugo Distler
8. Gloria (Mass IX) – plainsong, harm. Matthew Martin
9. Nowell sing we – Matthew Martin
10. The Cherry Tree Carol – arr. Stephen Cleobury
11. Hymn: Of the Father’s heart begotten
12. Lullaby baby – Richard Rodney Bennett
13. I wonder as I wander – Carl Rütti
14. I saw three ships – Trad. English, arr. Simon Preston
15. Rocking – Trad. Czech, arr. Edward Higginbottom
16. Look up, sweet babe – Lennox Berkeley
17. Hymn: Unto us is born a Son
18. Alleluia: Vidimus stellam – plainsong
19. O magnum mysterium – Matthew Martin
20. Ave Rex angelorum – John Tavener

Matthew Martin, Jeremy Filsell, Benjamin Mills

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