A Garland for Linda
|A Garland for Linda|
|Studio album by Various Artists|
|Released||25 April 2000|
|Recorded||10 August – 26 October 1999|
A Garland for Linda is a tribute album for Linda McCartney, released in 2000 by the cancer-fighting organization the Garland Appeal. The album features classical music by ten contemporary composers including Paul McCartney, John Rutter and John Tavener, recorded at All Saints Church, Tooting, London.
- "Silence and Music" (Ralph Vaughan Williams) – 4:50
- From A Garland for the Queen in 1953, the year of her coronation.
- "Prayer for the Healing of the Sick" (John Tavener) – 8:53
- Featuring John Tavener. From text by Mother Thekla and taken from the Russian Orthodox Service of Holy Unction.
- "Water Lilies" (Judith Bingham) – 7:35
- Featuring Judith Bingham. Written in March 1999, drawing on the composer's experience of swimming.
- "Musica Dei Donum" (John Rutter) – 5:36
- Featuring John Rutter. Taken from a solo chorus text from 1594.
- "The Doorway of the Dawn" (David Matthews) – 4:53
- Featuring David Matthews. Write about Linda's qualities & feelings.
- "Nova" (Paul McCartney) – 6:28
- Featuring Paul McCartney. Written from November 1998 to May 1999.
- "I Dream'd" (Roxanna Panufnik) – 3:30
- "Farewell" (Michael Berkeley) – 3:30
- "The Flight of the Swan" (Giles Swayne) – 6:16
- "A Good-Night" (Richard Rodney Bennett) – 2:51
- Featuring Richard Rodney Bennett. From a poem by Francis Quarles.
- Paul McCartney: Concertmaster.
- Richard Rodney Bennett: Concertmaster.
- Michael Berkeley: Concertmaster.
- John Rutter: Concertmaster.
- John Tavener: Concertmaster.
- Ralph Vaughan Williams: Concertmaster.
- David Matthews: Concertmaster.
- Roxanna Panufnik: Concertmaster.
- Philippa Davies: Flute.
- Robert Cohen: Cello.
- Peter Broadbent: Conductor.