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Britten: Saint Nicolas; Hymn to St. Cecilia; Rejoice in the Lamb / Stephen Cleobury

Album Summary

>Britten, Benjamin : Saint Nicholas, cantata for tenor, treble, choruses & orchestra, Op. 42
>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27
>Britten, Benjamin : Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30
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Notes & Reviews:

As part of this year's celebration of the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge under conductor Stephen Cleobury presents Britten's enchanting choral masterpiece Saint Nicolas, coupled with the Hymn to St. Cecilia and Rejoice in the Lamb. The recording features soloist Andrew Kennedy, a former choral scholar at King's College, the Britten Sinfonia, Sawston Village College Choir and Cambridge University Musical Society. The Choir of King's College, Cambridge is one of the world's foremost choirs and unquestionably among the most widely heard.

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Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Chapel of King's College, Cambridge (06/23/2012-06/24/2012); Chapel of King's College, Cambridge (2013-01-14_2013-01-15&2013-).



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>Britten, Benjamin : Saint Nicholas, cantata for tenor, treble, choruses & orchestra, Op. 42
  • Performers: Andrew Vocal] (Tenor); Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Notes: Chapel of King's College, Cambridge (2013-01-14_2013-01-15&2013-)
  • Running Time: 95 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1948

>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27
  • Performers: Andrew Vocal] (Tenor); Alexander Banwell (Treble); William Hirtzel (Treble); Ruairi Bowen; Daniel d'Souza; Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
  • Notes: Chapel of King's College, Cambridge (06/23/2012-06/24/2012)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1942

>Britten, Benjamin : Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30
  • Performers: Simon Chambers; Ben Lau (Organ); Ruairi Bowen; Stephen Cleobury (Organ); Willie Crane (Treble); Andrew Vocal] (Tenor)
  • Notes: Chapel of King's College, Cambridge (06/23/2012-06/24/2012)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Britten, Benjamin : Saint Nicholas, cantata for tenor, treble, choruses & orchestra, Op. 42
  • Performers: Andrew Vocal] (Tenor); Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
  • Notes: Chapel of King's College, Cambridge (2013-01-14_2013-01-15&2013-)
  • Running Time: 95 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1948

>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27
  • Performers: Stephen Cleobury (Organ); Andrew Vocal] (Tenor); Alexander Banwell (Treble); William Hirtzel (Treble); Ruairi Bowen; Daniel d'Souza
  • Notes: Chapel of King's College, Cambridge (06/23/2012-06/24/2012)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1942

>Britten, Benjamin : Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30
  • Performers: Andrew Vocal] (Tenor); Simon Chambers; Ben Lau (Organ); Ruairi Bowen; Stephen Cleobury (Organ); Willie Crane (Treble)
  • Notes: Chapel of King's College, Cambridge (06/23/2012-06/24/2012)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943