VOX CAPE TOWN PRESENTS

SOMERKERSFEES

A BRIGHT SUMMER’S CHRISTMAS FROM CAPE TOWN

For its fifth Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in December 2019, VOX Cape Town presented a host of new and familiar music from South Africa and abroad. These will soon be available for digital download as a seven-track EP entitled Somerkersfees.

TRACK LISTING

1. Benedicamus Domino – Peter Warlock (1894-1930, England)
2. Maria durch ein’ Dornwald ging – Traditional German (1850) arranged by Stefan Claas
3. By-By, Lullaby – Stephen Carletti (b. 1965, South Africa)*
4. There is no rose – John Joubert (1927-2019, South Africa then England)
5. Thula! Nunu, zola ulale (“Hush! My dear, lie still and slumber”) – Malcolm Archer (b. 1952, England)*
6. What Sweeter Music – John Rutter (b. 1945, England) with Clinton Claasen (Piano)
7. Somerkersfees – Koos du Plessis arranged by Hans Huyssen (b. 1964, South Africa)*

VOX Cape Town
John Woodland (Director)
* First Recording