Discography

Recordings

Solemn and Sweet Airs   HMSO/V&A  (Tournier Féerie and Chertok ‘Harpicide at Midnight’  in ‘historic to modern’ recital)

James Galway plays Nielsen    RCA  RD86359 (flute and harp duo ‘The fog is lifting’ with James Galway -flute)

Spun Gold   Meridian E45003 (classics arranged by Sioned Williams with Tim Wheater -flute)

Harp Music by John Parry   Meridian E45002 [nominated for Gramophone magazine’s ‘Best instrumental record of the year’]

Harp Music by John Thomas   Meridian E4577066 [awarded a bursary from The Arts Council Advanced Training Scheme for research into this material]

Operatic Highlights   Philips 9500716 (solo cadenza and accompaniment to The Willow Song with Frederica von Stade and The New Philharmonia Orchestra in Rossini’s Otello)

Rossini  Otello    Philips 6769716 (as excerpt above)

Rossini  Otello    Philips 432 456-2 (as excerpt above)

Benjamin Britten   Collins Classics 13702 (‘A Ceremony of Carols’ with The Sixteen and Harry Christophers) [Won the ‘Deutschen Shallplatten Kritic’ award]

The Five Canticles   Hyperion CDA66498 (Britten’s ‘The Death of St. Narcissus’ with Anthony Rolfe Johnson)

This Have I done for my True Love – Partsongs by Holst    Hyperion CDA66705    (Two Eastern Pictures with The Holst Singers and Stephen Layton)

 A Ceremony of Carols   Hyperion A66220 and CDA66220 (Britten’s ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ with Westminster Cathedral Choir and David Hill) [chosen as best recording in comparison with all others in Classic CD magazine]

Land of Heart’s Desire   Hyperion CDA66988 (arrangements of Hebridean folk songs by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser with Lisa Milne) [chosen as one of the top CDs of the year by BBC music magazine]

That Yönge Child  Proudsound PROU CD147 (Britten’s ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ and Rutter’s Dancing Day with Winchester College Quiristers and Christopher Tolley, plus harp solos by Samuel-Rousseau and Tournier)

Best Loved Hymns  EMI Classics 7243 5 57026 2 3 (Choir of King’s College, Cambridge with Stephen Cleobury )

Christmas Through The Ages  Hyperion Noel 1 (Britten’s  ‘There is no rose’ from ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ with Westminster Cathedral Choir and David Hill )

Delius Elgar and Holst  BBCMM252 (Holst’s  ‘Rig Veda’ with the BBC Singers and Justin Doyle)
CD with April 2005 edition of BBC Music Magazine

Martinu and Janacek Warner Classics 2564 61951-2 (Janacek’s ‘Our Father’ with the BBC Symphony Chorus and Stephen Jackson. Live recording form a late night Prom 21/8/04)

Coming soon! Re-release of Sioned’s two highly acclaimed LP recordings of John Parry and John Thomas on the Meridian label, as one CD

Publications edited/ Research carried out/ Own compositions
Editions
Four New Lessons for Harp by John Parry  SALVI  1982
Spiders by Paul Patterson  UNIVERSAL EDITION 1985
Suite BWV 1006a by J.S.Bach  OUP 1986
Wessex Graves by Michael Berkeley  OUP 1986
Fiesta by Judyth Knight   LOPES 1988

Research
Extensive research on J.S.Bach’s Suite BWV 1006a
John Parry and John Thomas and others

Own compositions
‘Cyfres i’r Delyn’ (awarded first prize at the International Harp Week in Holland in 1973)
Serenata e Danza (composed in memory of Renata Scheffel-Stein in 1986)