Wake Ev'ry Breath - Music of William Billings

Our first CD,Wake Ev'ry Breath, features the music of William Billings and was released in 1998 on New World Records. It is a live recording made in New York on October 8, 1996, the 250th anniversary of Billings birth.

William Billings was the first truly important American composer, and the CD features 13 works including several of his most popular pieces (Africa andJordan) as well as some never before recorded (Retrospect, Hingham andNew Boston). Liner notes include a brief biography of this fascinating composer as well as an extended discography and bibliography. Also available at
ArkivMusic.com and Amazon.com,

Here are four sound clips: