Some English Mystics

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Donald Macleod considers how tendrils of mystical philosophy and thought have entwined themselves with English music.

He looks at how love - probably the most important single concept in mysticism - finds its way into the heart of the works he's chosen.

Vaughan Williams: Love Bade Me Welcome

(from Five Mystical Songs)

Thomas Allen (baritone)

Corydon Singers

English Chamber Orchestra

Matthew Best (conductor)

Finzi: Dies Natalis, Op 8

John Mark Ainsley (tenor)

Corydon Orchestra

Westbrook, Mike: Let the Slave

Mike Westbrook Brass Band

Senior Girls' Choir of Blackheath Conservatoire

Phil Minton (voice)

Mike Westbrook (spoken voice and piano)

Bax: Tintagel

Ulster Orchestra

Bryden Thompson.