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Matthew Best

voc, b, *1957 GB, Kent
Singer / Musician / Conductor of Classical

bass singer and conductor, founder of Corydon Singers

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Bass
Genres
  • Classical
  • World
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Requiem, Op. 48 (1893 Version): VII. In paradisum on Fauré: Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine; Messe basse; 2 Motets, Op. 65 by Gabriel Fauré, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
Requiem, Op. 48 (1893 Version): IV. Pie Jesu on Fauré: Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine; Messe basse; 2 Motets, Op. 65 by Gabriel Fauré, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
Requiem, Op. 48 (1893 Version): I. Introitus. Requiem aeternam – Kyrie on Fauré: Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine; Messe basse; 2 Motets, Op. 65 by Gabriel Fauré, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
5 Mystical Songs: No. 1, Easter on Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Flos Campi, 5 Mystical Songs, Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
4 Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens, Op. 10: No. 1, Ubi caritas et amor on Duruflé: Requiem & 4 Motets by Maurice Duruflé, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
Requiem, Op. 48 (1893 Version): II. Offertorium. O Domine Jesu Christe on Fauré: Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine; Messe basse; 2 Motets, Op. 65 by Gabriel Fauré, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
5 Mystical Songs: No. 3, Love Bade Me Welcome on Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Flos Campi, 5 Mystical Songs, Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
Requiem in D Minor, WAB 39: X. Cum sanctis tuis in aeternam on Bruckner: Requiem; Psalms 112 & 114 by Anton Bruckner, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
5 Mystical Songs: No. 5, Antiphon on Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Flos Campi, 5 Mystical Songs, Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best
Requiem, Op. 48 (1893 Version): V. Agnus Dei on Fauré: Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine; Messe basse; 2 Motets, Op. 65 by Gabriel Fauré, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra & Matthew Best

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
L'Enfance Du ChristHector Berlioz, Alastair Miles, Jean Rigby, Gerald Finley, John Aler, Gwynne Howell, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best2019Album
Christmas Through The AgesPsalmody, The Parley Of Instruments, Peter Holman, The King's Consort, Robert King, Sinfonye, Stevie Wishart, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, A Capella Portuguesa, Owen Rees, Northwest Chamber Orchestra Seattle, Alun Francis, Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill, Sioned Williams, Christopher Herrick, Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best, Polyphony, Stephen Layton, James O'Donnell, Gothic Voices, Christopher Page, The Choir Of St George's Chapel, Christopher Robinson, Roger Judd2000Compil.
Missa Choralis • Via CrucisFranz Liszt / Corydon Singers, Thomas Trotter, Matthew Best2000Album
Cantata On The Death Of Emperor Joseph II / Cantata On The Accession Of Emperor Leopold IILudwig van Beethoven - Judith Holton, Janice Watson, Jean Rigby, John Mark Ainsley, José van Dam, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best1997Album
The Dream Of GerontiusSir Edward Elgar - William Kendall • Matthew Best • Sarah Fryer • Bournemouth Symphony Chorus • The Waynflete Singers • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra • David Hill1997Album
MotetsJohannes Brahms ‎– Corydon Singers, Matthew Best1997Album
Requiem In C Minor / Marche FunèbreLuigi Cherubini, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best1996Album
Masses • Te Deum • Psalm 150Anton Bruckner — Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best1996Compil.
Hugh The DroverRalph Vaughan Williams, Bonaventura Bottone, Rebecca Evans, Richard Van Allan, Alan Opie, Sarah Walker, Neil Jenkins, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best1994Album
The Divine Liturgy Of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 31Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Corydon Singers, Matthew Best1994Album
Toward The Unknown Region / Dona Nobis Pacem / O Clap Your Hands / Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge / Four HymnsRalph Vaughan Williams - Judith Howarth, John Mark Ainsley, Thomas Allen, Matthew Souter, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best1993Album
Te Deum • Mass In D MinorAnton Bruckner - Joan Rodgers • Catherine Wyn-Rogers • Keith Lewis • Alastair Miles, Corydon Singers • Corydon Orchestra • Matthew Best1993Album
The Shepherds Of The Delectable MountainsRalph Vaughan Williams, Matthew Best, John Gielgud, Corydon Singers, City Of London Sinfonia1992Album
Mass In F Minor · Psalm 150Anton Bruckner - Juliet Booth · John Mark Ainsley · Gwynne Howell · Jean Rigby · Corydon Singers · Corydon Orchestra · Matthew Best1992Album
All-Night Vigil ('Vespers') Op 37Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff / Corydon Singers, Matthew Best1991Album
The Pilgrim's Progress: A Bunyan SequenceRalph Vaughan Williams, John Gielgud, Richard Pasco, Corydon Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Matthew Best1990Album
Saint NicolasBenjamin Britten, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Corydon Singers, Matthew Best, English Chamber Orchestra1989Album
Mendelssohn Choral MusicFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Best1989Album
RequiemGabriel Fauré, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Best1989Album
Chichester Psalms / In The Beginning & Three Motets / Agnus DeiLeonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Corydon Singers Conducted By Matthew Best1987Album
Requiem / Psalms 112 114Anton Bruckner - Joan Rodgers, Catherine Denley, Maldwyn Davies, Michael George, Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Best1987Album
Requiem & Four MotetsMaurice Duruflé, English Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Best1986Album
Mass In E Minor • Libera Me • Zwei AequaleAnton Bruckner - Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra Wind Ensemble, Matthew Best1985Album
Rejoice In The Lamb / A Wedding Anthem / Festival Te Deum / A Boy Was BornBenjamin Britten - Corydon Singers, Westminster Cathedral Choir, Thomas Trotter, Matthew Best1984Album
Requiem & Take Him, Earth, For Cherishing / Mass In G Minor & Te Deum In GHerbert Howells / Ralph Vaughan Williams - Corydon Singers, Matthew Best1983Album
Bruckner MotetsAnton Bruckner - Corydon Singers, Matthew Best1983Album
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