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Jonathan Battishill

key, 1738-1801 GB, London
Musician / Composer of Classical

Jonathan Battishill (May 1738 – 10 December 1801) was an English composer, keyboard player, and concert tenor. He began his career as a composer writing theatre music but later devoted himself to working as an organist and composer for the Church of England. He is considered one of the outstanding 18th century English composers of church music and is best remembered today for his seven-part anthem Call to Remembrance, which has long survived in the repertoires of cathedral choirs.

     
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Psalm 27: The Lord is my light and my salvation on Psalms by The Choir Of Westminster Abbey & Martin Neary
Psalm 69: Save me, O God on Psalms by The Choir Of Westminster Abbey & Martin Neary
Psalm 38 "Put Me Not to Rebuke, O Lord in Thy Anger" on Psalms of David, Vol. 10: Be Thou My Judge O Lord by York Minster Choir, John Scott Whiteley & Philip Moore
Psalm 19 "The Heavens Declare the Glory of God" on Psalms of David, Vol. 1: Hear My Prayer O Lord by Hereford Cathedral Choir, Geraint Bowen & Roy Massey
Psalm 99 "The Lord Is King, Be the People Never so Impatient" on The Complete Psalms of David, Series 2 Vol. 7 by Wakefield Cathedral Choir, Thomas Moore & Simon Earl
O Lord, look down from Heaven on Choral Music by Batten, Boyce, Battishill, Green, Mendelssohn, Attwood, Macpherson, Stainer, Goss, Parry, Tomkin, Byrd by St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Christopher Dearnley & Barry Rose
O Lord, look down from heaven on English Choral Music. Motets and Anthems from Byrd to Elgar by Figuralchor Köln, Robert Parsons, Richard Mailänder, Jonathan Battishill, John Blow, Thomas Tomkins, Richard Dering, Thomas Weelkes, William Byrd, Peter Philips, Thomas Morley, John Stainer, Orlando Gibbons, Adrian Batten, William Crotch, Maurice Greene, Hubert Parry, Charles Villiers Stanford & Edward Elgar
O Lord, Look Down from Heaven on The English Anthem 2: Stanford, Bainton, Joubert, Mathias, Finzi by St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Jonathan Battishill, John Scott, John Stainer, Andrew Lucas, Charles Villiers Stanford, Edgar Leslie Bainton, William Mathias, John Joubert, Edward Bairstow, Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley, Patrick Gowers, Robin Holloway & Gerald Finzi
O Lord Look Down From Heaven on The Georgian Anthem by Edward Higginbottom & Choir of New College, Oxford
Battishill: O Lord, look down from Heaven, a 7 on Treasury of English Church Music by Various Artists

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Catches and Glees Of The English RestorationHenry Purcell, John Linton, Henry Lawes, John Hilton, Luffman Atterbury, William Cranford, Robert Smith, Jonathan Battishill, John BaldwinAlbum
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