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Bluebird - Voices from Heaven / New College Oxford

Album Summary

>Rutter, John : What sweeter music
>Stanford, Charles Villiers : The Blue Bird, Op. 119/3 (from 8 Part Songs)
>Higginbottom, Edward : Te lucis ante terminum (after Casal's Song of the Birds)
>Higginbottom, Edward : Crux fidelis (after Handel's Ombra mai fu)
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Grieg, Edvard : Ave maris stella, EG 150
>Finzi, Gerald [Composer] : Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice for chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op 26
>Gretchaninov, Alexander : Second Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 29
>Davies, Henry Walford : God Be in My Head
>Higginbottom, Edward : Lugebat David (after Faure's Pavane, Op. 50)
>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Vespers (All-Night Vigil), for alto, tenor & chorus, Op. 37
>Stanford, Charles Villiers : Beati quorum via, motet for chorus, Op. 38/3
>Tavener, John : Song for Athene
>Taverner, John [Composer] : Mater Christi, antiphon for 5 voices
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Ave maris stella
>Rossini, Gioachino : O salutaris hostia, for mixed voices
>MessiaenOlivier : O sacrum convivium!, for voices, I/18
>Pärt, Arvo : Magnificat Antiphons (7)
>Bainton, Edgar Leslie : And I Saw a New Heaven, anthem for chorus & organ
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Works Details

>Rutter, John : What sweeter music
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1988

>Stanford, Charles Villiers : The Blue Bird, Op. 119/3 (from 8 Part Songs)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral

>Higginbottom, Edward : Te lucis ante terminum (after Casal's Song of the Birds)
  • Performer: Helen Tunstall (Harp)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Higginbottom, Edward : Crux fidelis (after Handel's Ombra mai fu)
  • Performer: Helen Tunstall (Harp)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
  • Performer: Helen Tunstall (Harp)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1852

>Grieg, Edvard : Ave maris stella, EG 150
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1898-1899

>Finzi, Gerald [Composer] : Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice for chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op 26 :: Amen
  • Running Time: 1 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1946

>Gretchaninov, Alexander : Second Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 29 :: Veruyu (Creed)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral

>Davies, Henry Walford : God Be in My Head
  • Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Higginbottom, Edward : Lugebat David (after Faure's Pavane, Op. 50)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Vespers (All-Night Vigil), for alto, tenor & chorus, Op. 37 :: Nyne otpushchayeshi (Lord now lettest t
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1915

>Stanford, Charles Villiers : Beati quorum via, motet for chorus, Op. 38/3
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: ?1890

>Tavener, John : Song for Athene
  • Running Time: 5 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1993

>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Vespers (All-Night Vigil), for alto, tenor & chorus, Op. 37 :: Blazhen muzh (Blessed is the man)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1915

>Taverner, John [Composer] : Mater Christi, antiphon for 5 voices
  • Running Time: 5 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1520-1530

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Ave maris stella
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1610

>Rossini, Gioachino : O salutaris hostia, for mixed voices
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1857

>MessiaenOlivier : O sacrum convivium!, for voices, I/18
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Pärt, Arvo : Magnificat Antiphons (7) :: O Weisheit
  • Running Time: 1 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1988

>Bainton, Edgar Leslie : And I Saw a New Heaven, anthem for chorus & organ
  • Running Time: 6 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1925