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Caritas Records has produced 16 Instrumental CDs by James Douglas and 1 DVD called 'A Musical Journey.' For further details about Caritas Records and how to buy its CDs and products, please read on......

Caritas Records CDs by Composer James Douglas

Land of the Lochans (Caritas Live No. 12) |  Visions of Glory (Music: James Douglas / Words David Adam) | Cry of the Deer (meditations led by David Adam) | A Vision and Cloud of Unknowing by James Douglas | Caritas Live Series by James Douglas

Labels: Caritas Live Series / Caritas / and Caritas Classics

Full details of all 12 Titles in Caritas Live Series listed below, plus all other Caritas and Caritas Classics Recordings. The majority of these CDs have been recorded Live as if you were at the actual event itself. The Music of James Douglas is almost entirely Instrumental, however, there are 15 choral works (SATB) available on 2 different CDs: a) 'Visions of Glory' (Words: David Adam) (12 pieces) and b) 'A Vision' (contains 3 choral works: Ave Verum, A Prayer of St. Francis and Friede auf Erden).

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LAND OF THE LOCHANS: Caritas Live No. 12 by James Douglas (ABZ152CD)

New CD by James Douglas and George Gwilt called Land of the Lochans

Track Listings:

1) Suilven for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

2) To Beinn Ghoblach for Solo Flute by James Douglas

3) Larghetto in E (G F Handel, arr. Douglas) for Flute & Piano

4) The Sun Dancing for Solo Flute by James Douglas

5) To Skye for Solo Flute by James Douglas

6) Land of the Lochans for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

7) The Wine Dark Sea for Solo Alto Flute

8) Songs of a Nomad Flute for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

9) Scena: Lammermuir Hills for Keyboard by James Douglas

 

Catalogue Number: ABZ152CD

Label: Caritas Live Series
Music: James Douglas, represented by Eschenbach Editions, Ullapool,
© 2011 Caritas Records
p 2011 Caritas Records

    

‘Land of the Lochans’ is the most recent CD by Scottish Composer James Douglas. It features 9 beautiful pieces of music, all performed by George Gwilt (Flute) and James Douglas (Piano or Keyboard). This digitally recorded Album reflects the beauty of NW Scotland, with a mountain cover photo of ‘An Teallach’ and Loch Droma (near Ullapool). The CD includes ‘Suilven’ which is taken from a longer work: ‘A Procession of White Mountains’ and was written following a Winter Journey from Assynt to Ullapool. This CD also features much of James Douglas work for Solo Flute, such as: ‘The Sun Dancing,' a very lively work, and is contrasted by the slow and melodic piece: ‘To Beinn Ghoblach.’ The title track 'Land of the Lochans' was written about N W Scotland and is one of the longer works on this recording. The CD ends with the first performance of ‘Scena: Lammermuir Hills’ for Keyboard. This track maybe gives an insight into some of James Douglas’ future ideas and is a haunting end to this magical CD.

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VISIONS OF GLORY: Prayers in the Celtic Tradition with words by: David Adam / Music: James Douglas, sung by Caritas

 

Visions of GloryTrack Listing:

1. Circle me Lord
2. The Real Presence
3. Adoration
4. The Eternal
5. Dedication
6. The Trinity
7. Christmas Poor
8. Thanksgiving
9. Thou art God
10. Incarnatus Est
11. Before Prayer
12.Christ be Near

Catalogue No: ABZ 121 CD
Label: Caritas
Music: James Douglas, Published by Eschenbach Editions, Ullapool
© 2001 Caritas Records
p 2001 Caritas Records

'Visions of Glory' contains 12 beautiful and moving Choral Prayers, taken from the book entitled: 'The Edge of Glory' by Internationally known Author: Rev Canon David Adam (Book published by Triangle/SPCK 1985). Sung by Caritas to memorable and atmospheric music by Composer James Douglas, these Choral Prayers are very melodious, some in 4 part harmony (SATB), and can be used in an individual setting or for congregational use with either Piano or Organ. This was originally released on Cassette in 1989.

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CRY OF THE DEER (David Adam leads Meditations from his book)

Cry of the Deer

Track Listing:

1. God Calls
2. The Other who comes
3. God Cares
4. Rejoice in the Lord
5. Love the World
6. In Him we Live

 

Catalogue No: CCBZ 271 CD
Label: Caritas Classics
© 2001 Caritas Records
p 2001 Caritas Records

'Cry of the Deer' consists of a series of six moving meditations by the former Vicar of Holy Island, Rev. Canon David Adam, based on the Hymn of St. Patrick. These are all taken from the book entitled: 'Cry of the Deer' (David Adam, Triangle/SPCK 1987), interspersed by evocative, and inspirational flute interludes before and after each meditation. This is an ideal recording for use in groups or individually. The music is taken from 'Hebridean Dream Music' by James Douglas and is played by George Gwilt (flute). This challenging piece for Solo Flute is also available in full on the CD 'A Vision' by James Douglas. This was originally released on Cassette in 1991.

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CARITAS LIVE SERIES:

1) VIGIL OF THE ASCENSION: Caritas Live No. 1 (ABZ141CD) by James Douglas

Vigil of the Ascension CD Caritas Live No 1 by James Douglas

Track Listing:

1) Journey around Beinn Fada by James Douglas for Cello & Piano, inspired by the painting by James Hawkins

2) Vigil of the Ascension for Organ by James Douglas

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2) INTO THE FOREST: Caritas Live No. 2 (ABZ142CD) by James Douglas

Caritas Live No. 2 Into the Forest by James DouglasTrack Listing:

1) Double Prelude No. 1: Into the Forest (Caledonian Pine) for Organ & Piano by James Douglas

2) Prelude for Susannah for Flute and Piano by James Douglas

3) Waltz for Madeleine for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

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3) MUSIC FOR THE FALLEN: Caritas Live No. 3 (ABZ143CD) by James Douglas

Music for the Fallen by James DouglasTrack Listing:

1) Kaddish for Solo Cello by James Douglas

2) Compline for Solo Cello by James Douglas

3) Music for the Fallen for Organ & Piano by James Douglas

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4) DOORS OF PERCEPTION: Caritas Live No. 4 (ABZ144CD) by James Douglas

Doors of Perception Caritas Live No. 4 by James DouglasTrack Listing:

1) Doors of Perception for Trumpet & Piano by James Douglas

2) Landscapes of Light for Piano by James Douglas

3) 3 Pavans from High Places for Piano by James Douglas

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5) CRANES DANCING: Caritas Live No. 5 (ABZ145CD) by James Douglas

Caritas Live No. 5 Cranes Dancing by James DouglasTrack Listing:

1) Double Prelude No. 5 (Rannoch) for Organ & Piano by James Douglas

2) Autumn Serenade for Trumpet & Piano by James Douglas

3) Double Prelude No. 3 (Cranes Dancing) for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

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6) THRENODY FOR LOST TIME: Caritas Live No. 6 (ABZ146CD) by James Douglas

Threnody for Lost Time by James DouglasTrack Listing:

1) Larghetto in E for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

2) Threnody for Lost Time (Clip) for Cello,Flute, Trumpet & Piano) by James Douglas

3) Double Prelude No. 7 (Cape Breton Island) for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

4) Double Prelude No. 8 (The Feast of his Joy) for Organ & Piano by James Douglas

5) Journeys to Iona for Organ by James Douglas

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7) THE FEAST OF HIS JOY: Caritas Live No. 7 (ABZ147CD) by James Douglas

The Feast of his Joy by James DouglasTrack Listing:

1) Double Prelude No. 8 (The Feast of his Joy) for Organ & Piano by James Douglas

2) Five Flower Movements for Trumpet & Piano by James Douglas

3) Old City Music for Flute, Organ, Piano & Cymbal by James Douglas

4) A Prayer for Jerusalem Cello & Piano by James Douglas

5) Double Prelude No. 10 (Cantilène) for Solo Alto Flute by James Douglas

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8) SUMMERTIME SONG: Caritas Live No. 8, (ABZ148CD) by James Douglas

'Summertime Song' features 8 Live recordings of the music of the Scottish Composer: James Douglas

Summertime Song

Track Listing:

1) Summertime Song (flute & piano) by James Douglas

2) Anawim (flute & piano) by James Douglas

3) Four Ghazals (flute & Piano) by James Douglas

4) Looking towards Taransay (piano) by James Douglas

5) Three Moods of Attraction (flute & piano) by James Douglas

6) The Golden Prelude (flute & piano) by James Douglas

7) Double Prelude No. 4: Machu Picchu (organ, piano, trumpet & flute) by James Douglas

8) Gabaldoni's Trumpet (trumpet & piano) by James Douglas

 

'This eight-track CD includes 6 pieces for Flute & Piano, amongst others, which provide wonderful melodies for the listener. The CD cover features the mountain scenery of Ross-shire, depicting the distinctive mountain: Stac Pollaidh,' which is photographed some 10 miles from Ullapool, Wester Ross. The CD also includes Music inspired by the land of Machu Picchu, Peru and ends with a fun piece for Trumpet and Piano, performed by Andrew Kinnear and James Douglas

 

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Label: Caritas Live Series
Music: James Douglas, represented by Eschenbach Editions, Scotland
© 2003-2004 Caritas Records
p2003-2004 Caritas Records

 

9) THE CITY NEVER SLEEPS: Caritas Live No. 9 (ABZ150CD) by James Douglas (new 2015 edition now available)

The City Never Sleeps CD 2015 edition

Track Listing:

1) The City Never Sleeps (Flute & Piano) by James Douglas

2) The Anderson Prelude (Flute & Piano) by James Douglas

3) Nocturnal (Flute & Piano) by James Douglas

4) Highland Buzzard (Flute) by James Douglas

5) Arietta (Flute & Piano) by James Douglas

6) Concepts of Peace (Flute & Piano) by James Douglas

7) Kilbrannan (Flute) by James Douglas

8) 10,000 Bamboo Poles (Flute & Piano) by James Douglas

9) Circle me O God (Soprano & Piano) by James Douglas

10) Anima Christi (Soprano & Piano) by James Douglas

11) Malcesine Tanz (Trumpet & Piano) by James Douglas

12) River Ice (Trumpet & Piano) by James Douglas

'This remarkable 12 track CD includes 8 pieces for Flute & Piano, for Soprano & Piano and 2 for Trumpet & Piano. They all will guarantee to provide a creative mix of enjoyable music for the listener. They are full of melody, feeling and inspire the imagination for all. The CD also depicts the city of New York... the city that never sleeps.' This CD features performances by George Gwilt (Flute), Andrew Kinnear (Trumpet), James Douglas (Piano) and Katharine Douglas (Soprano).

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Label: Caritas Live Series
Music: James Douglas, represented by Eschenbach Editions, Scotland
© 2005 Caritas Records
p2005 Caritas Records

 

10) NOCTURNAL: Caritas Live No.10 (ABZ150CD) by James Douglas

Nocturnal-depicting Suilven, SutherlandTrack Listing:

1) Nocturnal for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

2) Wine Dark Sea for Solo Alto Flute by James Douglas

3) Land of the Lochans for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

4) Towards Peace for Soprano and Piano by James Douglas

5) Light of Life for Solo Flute by James Douglas

6) Variations on an Alleluia for Piano by James Douglas

7) Hebridean Sequence for Soprano & Piano by James Douglas

8) Black Necked Cranes for Flute & Piano by James Douglas

9) Scena: Hamlet for Baritone & Piano by James Douglas

10) The Ceilidh Place for Solo Flute by James Douglas

11) Wee Cooper of Fife for Piano by James Douglas

12) Kitleyknowe for Trumpet & Piano by James Douglas

On Friday 3rd February 2006, 'Nocturnal' by James Douglas was launched at a packed audience in Christ Church, Edinburgh. This CD was recorded Live in Edinburgh in 2005. Much of the music featured on the CD was performed at the concert and a special celebration was held during the interval to mark the launch of the CD. The pieces, all by Composer James Douglas, form a stunning recording with clips of some of the tracks available to listen to online now.

This best-selling CD also includes beautiful mountain photography of North West Scotland, where the composer now lives.

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Label: Caritas Live Series
Music: James Douglas, represented by Eschenbach Editions, Ullapool,
© 2006 Caritas Records
p2006 Caritas Records

 

11) PEACE OF THE HIGHLANDS: Caritas Live No. 11 (ABZ151CD) by James Douglas

The Peace of the Highlands by James Douglas

Track Listing:

1. The Ullapool Fanfare for 2 Trumpets & Piano by James Douglas

2. A Procession of White Mountains (Stac Pollaidh, Cul Mhor, Cul Beg, Canisp & Suilven) for Flute & Piano by James Douglas
3. Kisimul’s Castle for Trumpet & Piano by James Douglas
4. Hebridean Dream Music for Solo Flute by James Douglas
5. Failte (Welcome) for 2 Trumpets & Piano by James Douglas
6. The Ullapool Bookshop for Flute & Piano by James Douglas
7. Autumn Serenade for Trumpet & Piano by James Douglas
8. Mist on the Mountains for 2 Trumpets & Piano by James Douglas
9. Braes of Ullapool for Flute & Piano by James Douglas
10. Overture: Loch Broom for 2 Trumpets & Piano by James Douglas
11. To Inverewe Garden for Flute & Piano by James Douglas
12. The Lonely Hills for Trumpet & Piano by James Douglas
13. Hebridean Sunset for Flute & Piano by James Douglas
14. The Peace of the Highlands for Soprano, Flute & Piano by James Douglas
15. The Ullapool Fanfare for 2 Trumpets & Piano by James Douglas

All of the music featured in this CD was recorded Live in NW Scotland during Live Concerts, the performances all reflect the different styles and musicality of the music of James Douglas. 

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Label: Caritas Live Series
Music: James Douglas, represented by Eschenbach Editions, Ullapool
© 2007 Caritas Records
p 2007 Caritas Records

 

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A Vision and Cloud of Unknowing by James Douglas:

Cloud of Unknowing by James Douglas1) 'Cloud of Unknowing' by James Douglas

Music includes:

1) Praise Sion, Switzerland for Organ by James Douglas

2) Wild Swans for Flute & Piano

3) Symphony for Organ: Clouds of Mystery (2nd movement)

4) Lindisfarena for Piano

5) Nativity Recessional for Organ

6) Waltz for Isabel for Flute & Piano

7) Le Soleil dansant for Organ

8) The Sun Dancing for Solo Flute

9) The Source of Life for Organ and Narrator

Catalogue No: ABZ 130 CD
Label: Caritas
Music: James Douglas, represented by Eschenbach Editions, Scotland
© 2001 Caritas Records
p2001 Caritas Records

'Cloud of Unknowing' contains 9 tracks for Piano, Flute, Organ and Narrator. 'Direct and Lucid..' (The Edinburgh Evening News, 1/2/2001). This remarkable recording features both live performances and new recordings, giving a deeper insight into the music of James Douglas. This CD includes the wonderful 2nd movement of Symphony for Organ: Clouds of Mystery by Douglas, a truly magnificent work for organ, a must have. The CD features recordings made in St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh; Rosslyn Chapel, Rosslyn (nr Edinburgh) & Christ Church, Edinburgh

 

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A Vision2) 'A Vision' by James Douglas

Music includes:

Catalogue No: ABZ 110 CD
Label: Caritas
Music: James Douglas, represented by Eschenbach Editions, Scotland
© 2000 Caritas Records
p2000 Caritas Records

'A Vision' is a celebration of music by James Douglas and was the very first CD of his music, originally released in 2000. This Compact Disc gives a welcome opportunity to hear the first performances of some of his music and therefore is of considerable historical merit. The choral pieces also show his natural way of setting words to music.


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