A double Anglican psalm chant by Peter Tranchell for ATB or SATB.[...Read More]
From the Caius Psalter, Chant 21A by "M.W. Scot-Higson", an anagram of Moscow Nights.[...Read More]
An excellent quadruple chant, well-known from the Psalms from St Paul's recordings where it's used for Psalm 103. Three typeset editions are published here.[...Read More]
Two (and possibly three) versions of this triple chant are found in the Cambridge University Library archive:
- The earliest version (197-?) appears to be the triple chant for Psalm 127. ATBB & organ in C major.
- Then we have MS.Tranchell.3.68, the version for SATB & organ in E flat major. This version might be assumed to date from the period 1982-1989 when the Gonville & Caius College Choir added a soprano line.
- The archive also records MS.Tranchell.3.67 "For ATBB & organ in E minor [sic]. Photocopy of MS.Tranchell.4.86 with holograph revisions". Cataloguing error seems possible here, but we have not had a chance to check.
Double chant for Psalm 75 in A major, D major or E flat major, also used by St. Paul's for Psalm 102 in B flat major[...Read More]
Peter Tranchell wrote this setting of Psalm 23 (The Lord is my shepherd) in 1962 for unison voices and organ, revised it in 1970 for two-part male-voices and organ, and again in 1976 for ATBrB choir and organ. The score published here has been arranged for SATB by Peter Marchbank.[...Read More]
This beautiful setting of Psalm 133 incorporates verses from Colossians 3. The setting can be purchased from OUP/CMS, in Peter Tranchell, Three Responsorial Psalms (CMS 046)[...Read More]
When PAT eventually bought a television he became obsessed with the Australian TV soap Neighbours (among other things!). He arranged the well-known theme tune (by Tony Hatch) as an Anglican chant - it was heard at least once in Caius chapel services, receiving the reaction ‘that seems faintly familiar...’ although the harmonisation is pure Tranchell. The composer's name is an anagram of "Neighbours", and the arranger "I'm astraan" i.e. Australian. The chant was probably written around 1987.[...Read More]
For unison voices & organ, in E major. With antiphon: Praise the Lord, Halleluia.
First composed in 1968, with versions [...Read More]
Peter Tranchell wrote this setting of Psalm 122 in 1966 for unison voices and organ, with optional trumpet and horn.[...Read More]
A responsorial setting of Psalm 128 written in 1966 for unison voices and organ.[...Read More]
Peter Tranchell wrote this setting of Psalm 121 in 1962 for unison voices and organ in B flat. The score published here is a later 197? transposition in A.[...Read More]
A responsorial psalm setting written in 1962 and revised in 1968 and 1976, the latest version now published by CMS in "Peter Tranchell, Three Responsorial Psalms" (CMS 046)[...Read More]