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For the Wings of a Dove: Music of Supplication and Hope - Chorals Works of Villiers Stanford, Byrd, Gibbons, Mendelssohn et al. / The Choir of Queens' College, Cambridge; Wollston

Album Summary

>Stanford, Charles Villiers : For Lo, I Raise Up, anthem, Op. 145 (unpublished)
>Nystedt, Knut : Peace I Leave With You, for chorus, Op. 43/2
>Byrd, William : My soul oppressed with care, anthem for 5 voices
>Gibbons, Orlando : Behold, thou hast made my days, anthem for voices
>Tomkins, Thomas : Turne unto the Lord, madrigal for 6 voices
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonatas (6) for Organ, Op. 65
>Purcell, Henry : Hear my prayer, O God, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 14
>Wollston, Silas : Hide not thy face, for chorus
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Hear my prayer
>Langlais, Jean : Ave Maria, ave maris stella
>Wesley, Samuel Sebastian : Man That Is Born of A Woman
>Purcell, Henry : Thou knowest, Lord, Z. 58c
>Berkeley, Lennox : The Lord is my Shepherd, Op. 91 no 1
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

'For the Wings of a Dove' is the second album for from The Choir of Queens' College, Cambridge. This recording brings together diverse music from many centuries. The texts of all the pieces express the suffering of the oppressed and the hope for peace, and the majority of them are taken from the Old Testament Book of Psalms. Dr Silas Wollston, eminent composer and Director of Music at Queens' College Cambridge, directs the choir. One of the leading mixed-voice choirs in Cambridge, it consists of around 24 singers, the majority undergraduate members of the college, and two organ scholars.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014).



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Works Details

>Stanford, Charles Villiers : For Lo, I Raise Up, anthem, Op. 145 (unpublished)
  • Performers: Oliver Albert; Sophia Halberstam
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Ensemble: The Choir of Queens' College, Cambridge
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral

>Nystedt, Knut : Peace I Leave With You, for chorus, Op. 43/2
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Byrd, William : My soul oppressed with care, anthem for 5 voices
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral

>Gibbons, Orlando : Behold, thou hast made my days, anthem for voices
  • Performer: Nicholas Butler
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1618

>Tomkins, Thomas : Turne unto the Lord, madrigal for 6 voices
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1622

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonatas (6) for Organ, Op. 65
  • Performer: Nicholas Morris (Organ)
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 08/17/1844

>Purcell, Henry : Hear my prayer, O God, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & organ, Z. 14
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1682

>Wollston, Silas : Hide not thy face, for chorus
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2014

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Hear my prayer
  • Performer: Olivia Bell
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 01/25/1844

>Langlais, Jean : Ave Maria, ave maris stella
  • Performer: Alexander Knight (Organ)
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Wesley, Samuel Sebastian : Man That Is Born of A Woman
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Purcell, Henry : Thou knowest, Lord, Z. 58c
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1695

>Berkeley, Lennox : The Lord is my Shepherd, Op. 91 no 1
  • Performer: Jessica Maton
  • Conductor: Silas Wollston
  • Notes: Quenns' College Chapel, Cambridge (07/04/2014-07/07/2014)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1975