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Parry: Choral Masterpieces / Stokes, Manchester Cathedral Choir

Audio Samples

>Parry, Charles H. : I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
>Parry, Charles H. : Evening Service No 2 in D major, "The Great"
>Parry, Charles H. : Songs of Farewell (6), for chorus
>Parry, Charles H. : Hear My Words, Ye People for chorus & orchestra
>Parry, Charles H. : Judith, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra
>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)

Album Summary

>Parry, Charles H. : I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
>Parry, Charles H. : Evening Service No 2 in D major, "The Great"
>Parry, Charles H. : Songs of Farewell (6), for chorus
>Parry, Charles H. : Hear My Words, Ye People for chorus & orchestra
>Parry, Charles H. : Judith, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra
>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
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Notes & Reviews:

Sir Hubert Parry composed some of the most masterful and moving choral music of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. His magnificent coronation anthem for Edward VII, 'I was glad', and his setting of Blake's mystical poem 'Jerusalem rightly' remain famous, while his 'Magnificat' and 'Nunc dimittis' display his debt to Anglican musical traditions. The 'Songs of Farewell' draw psalms and English poetry together into a charming garland, and 'Long since in Egypt's plenteous land' from his oratorio 'Judith' sets the composer's own prayerful text.



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Works Details

>Parry, Charles H. : I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
  • Performer: Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
  • Conductor: Christopher Stokes
  • Notes: Manchester Cathedral, UK (07/02/2008-07/04/2008)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1902

>Parry, Charles H. : Evening Service No 2 in D major, "The Great"
  • Performer: Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
  • Conductor: Christopher Stokes
  • Notes: Manchester Cathedral, UK (07/02/2008-07/04/2008)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1883

>Parry, Charles H. : Songs of Farewell (6), for chorus
  • Performer: Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
  • Conductor: Christopher Stokes
  • Notes: Manchester Cathedral, UK (07/02/2008-07/04/2008)
  • Running Time: 27 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1916-1918

>Parry, Charles H. : Hear My Words, Ye People for chorus & orchestra
  • Performers: Mark Rowlinson (Baritone); Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
  • Conductor: Christopher Stokes
  • Notes: Manchester Cathedral, UK (07/02/2008-07/04/2008)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Parry, Charles H. : Judith, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra
  • Performer: Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
  • Conductor: Christopher Stokes
  • Notes: Manchester Cathedral, UK (07/02/2008-07/04/2008)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio

>Parry, Charles H. : Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
  • Performer: Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
  • Conductor: Christopher Stokes
  • Notes: Manchester Cathedral, UK (07/02/2008-07/04/2008)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1916