The Tudor Consort directed by Michael Stewart

Three cities destroyed over nearly 2000 years. The Desolate City is a musical meditation on the destruction of Jerusalem described in the Lamentations of the prophet Jeremiah through to the bombing of Dresden and Hiroshima in World War Two.

MAUERSBERGER: Wie liegt die Stadt so wüst;

BYRD: Ne irascaris, Domine - Civitas sancti tui

PALESTRINA: Super flumina Babylonis;

Jack BODY: Psalm 137; de MONTE: Super flumina Babylonis; BYRD: Quomodo cantabimus;

BRUMEL: Lamentatio Heremiae Prophete;

MUNDY: De lamentation;

Douglas MEWS: Ghosts, Fire, Water

(Recorded in Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on Good Friday, 14 April 2017 by RNZ)