Jeremy Jackman
Alastair Hume
Bill Ives
Anthony Holt
Simon Carrington
Colin Mason
  17 February 1983

The King’s Singers had the equipment to handle all this music. The intonation was almost eery in its trueness, the diction admirable, the ensemble textures polished to a high gleam. There was, indeed, a smoothness, which – while never quite degenerating into the slick – made one yearn for occasional friction, a few moments of rough attack or rawness, to interrupt our untroubled path along all this perfection.