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

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>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

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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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: Stephen Cleobury (Organ); Andrew Vocal] (Tenor)
  • 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: Alexander Banwell (Treble); Stephen Cleobury (Organ); Daniel d'Souza; Andrew Vocal] (Tenor); William Hirtzel (Treble); Ruairi Bowen
  • 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; Stephen Cleobury (Organ); Ben Lau (Organ); Ruairi Bowen; 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

>Britten, Benjamin : Saint Nicholas, cantata for tenor, treble, choruses & orchestra, Op. 42
  • Performers: Stephen Cleobury (Organ); Andrew Vocal] (Tenor)
  • 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); Daniel d'Souza; Andrew Vocal] (Tenor); Alexander Banwell (Treble); Ruairi Bowen; William Hirtzel (Treble)
  • 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: Ruairi Bowen; Stephen Cleobury (Organ); Willie Crane (Treble); Ben Lau (Organ); Simon Chambers; 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