David Halls
1963 -
Great Britain, England
D. Halls
Davis Halls (1963), an English composer. David Halls was taught the piano from the age of four.
He graduated in Music from Worcester College, Oxford where he was an Organ Scholar. He moved to Salisbury in 1985 where he became Assistant Organist at Salisbury Cathedral and Director of Music at The Cathedral School.
He was appointed Director of Music at Salisbury Cathedral in September 2005. In addition to his daily duties in the cathedral, he has toured Europe and the USA with the cathedral choirs and has appeared as conductor, accompanist and soloist in many concerts and recordings. He is active as a composer with many choral and organ works published in the UK and USA.
David is a member of the Salisbury Diocesan Choral Festival Group, regularly conducting Diocesan Choir Festivals and is an Organ Consultant to the Diocese of Salisbury.
He conducts the Salisbury Musical Society and the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra and recent work has included Bachís St John Passion and Mass in B Minor, Elgarís Symphony No. 1, Mahlerís Symphony No. 6, Mussorgskyís Pictures at an Exhibition, Poulencís Gloria and Brahmsí Requiem.
English Requiem
Period:21st century
Musical form:free
Text/libretto:English texts
English Requiem for SATB and Organ.
Contributor:Arye Kendi