Annunciations: Sacred Music for the 21st Century, edited by George Corbett, available from May 4th 2019. Chapter 7.2 and 7.3 contributed by Anselm McDonnell.


Hiraeth am nefoedd, available on the album Adra from guitarist Chris Roberts. Order from Tŷ Cerdd.

Hinneni, available on the album James MacMillan Annunciations: Sacred Music for the 21st Century from St. Salvator’s Chapel Choir. Order from Presto Classical.

Forthcoming CDs:

Cross-Purposes for duo to feature on a forthcoming CD by the CRASH Ensemble, February 2021.

Woolgathering for vibraphone and contrabass clarinet to feature on a release by Ensemble Offspring on the newly formed ICC label, February 2021.

The Testimony of John Paton, available on a new CD of viola works by Laura Sinnerton. Forthcoming from Birmingham Record Company and NMC Records, Spring 2021.

Portrait CD in collaboration with Moving On Music, featuring a selection of representative works from McDonnell’s output. Winter 2020.

To commission a work, or to request scores/parts contact Anselm here: 

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Alternatively, scores may be purchased from the CMC Ireland. My choral music is available from Cailíno Music Publishers.

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