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The Choir of King's College Cambridge: The Complete Argo Recordings, celebrating the tenure of David Willcocks (1957-1973), including 6 albums released here for the first time [29 CDs]
The Choir of King's College Cambridge: The Complete Argo Recordings, celebrating the tenure of David Willcocks (1957-1973), including 6 albums released here for the first time [29 CDs]

29 CD / Decca / 2015-12-04

Works: Orlando Gibbons: The First Song of Moses ("Now shall the praises"), song (from "The Hymns and Songs of the Church"); Second preces and psalm (145), for voices; Work(s); Second Service; This is the re...
Performers: Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ]; Hughes, Rev. Martyn; Isitt, Rev. David; Keyte, Christopher; King's College Choir, Cambridge; McLean, Hugh; Preston, Simon [Conductor/Composer]; Vidler, Alec [Vocals]
Conductors: Willcocks, David; Marriner, Sir Neville; Ord, Boris
Ensemble: ; Choir of King's College Cambridge

King's College Choir are the most famous choir in the world. This 29-CD set of the complete Argo recordings celebrates David Willcocks' tenure from 1957-1973...continue...
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'Poetry in Music' - Choral works of Britten, Howells, Ramsey, Rubbra, Tippett and Tomkins / The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
'Poetry in Music' - Choral works of Britten, Howells, Ramsey, Rubbra, Tippett and Tomkins / The Sixteen; Harry Christophers

1 CD / Coro / 2015-10-02

Works: William H. Harris: Faire Is the Heaven, for chorus; Bring Us, O Lord God, for chorus; Michael Tippett: Dance, Clarion Air, madrigal for chorus; Thomas Weelkes: When David heard; James MacMillan: The ...
Performers: Ashworth, Alex; Budd, Jeremy [Vocals]; Cooper, Julie; Cooter, Joshua [Tenor Vocal]; Davidson, Grace; Davies, Ben; Dobell, Mark; Dunkley, Sally; Hopkins, Kirsty; Jones, Tim [Vocals]; Mobbs, Charlotte;...
Conductors: Christophers, Harry
Ensemble: The Sixteen

Does music add substance to words, or is music inspired by them? The transcendent nature of music and the power of poetry to challenge and...continue...
Recording information: Church of St Alban the Martyr, Holborn, London (02/10/2015-02/11/2015)....continue...
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Music for Remembrance - works by Duruflé, Vaughan Williams, Howells, Tavener, Moore / Choir of Westminster Abbey, Britten Sinfonia, James OÆDonnell
Music for Remembrance - works by Duruflé, Vaughan Williams, Howells, Tavener, Moore / Choir of Westminster Abbey, Britten Sinfonia, James OÆDonnell

1 CD / Hyperion / 2014-10-14

Works: Maurice Duruflé: Requiem; Ralph Vaughan Williams: Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge, motet for soloists, semi-chorus & orchestra (or organ) (Psalm 90); Philip Moore: Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer...
Performers: Archibald, Paul; Balkwill, William; Brown, Jonathan; Kyle, Alexander [Treble]; Quinney, Robert
Conductors: O'Donnell, James [Organ]
Ensemble: Choir of Westminster Abbey

The Choir of Westminster Abbey presents a program of memorial music composed in England and France in the shadow of two World Wars. Throughout the...continue...
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Choral Music from Lincoln Cathedral
Choral Music from Lincoln Cathedral

1 CD / Priory / 2014-01-01

Works: Herbert Sumsion: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis, for chorus & organ in A major; They that go down to the sea in ships, for chorus & organ; Whiteley Singleton: I will lay me down and take my rest, for cho...
Performers: Ball, Timothy; Bryan, Roger; Manser, Philip; Millward, Terence; Simcock, Guy; Smith, Andrew [Tenor Vocal]
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Lux Mundi
Lux Mundi

1 CD / Priory / 2014-01-01

Works: Tomás Luis de Victoria: O magnum mysterium, motet for 4 voices; Philip Moore: All Wisdom Cometh from the Lord; Thomas Tallis: In manus tuas; Joseph Rheinberger: Abendlied, for chorus, Op. 69/3; ...
Performers: Stephen Bullamore
Conductors: Stopford, Philip
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Evening Hymn / Choirs of Cambridge: Queens' College Choir; Cambridge Brass
Evening Hymn / Choirs of Cambridge: Queens' College Choir; Cambridge Brass

1 CD / Griffin Records / 2013-07-30

Works: Hubert Parry: Songs of Farewell (6) for chorus; Orlando Gibbons: O clap your hands; Maurice Greene: Lord, Let Me Know Mine End, anthem for chorus; William H. Harris: Faire Is the Heaven, for chorus; ...
Performers: Malton, Julian [Organ]; White, Nicholas
Conductors: Walsh, Philip; Gibbons, John [Classical]
Ensemble: ; Cambridge Brass

Released for the first time on CD and digital download, this seventeen track collection features classic choral works by English composers, including Hubert Parry, Orlando...continue...
Recording information: Chapel of Queens' College, Cambridge (06/1985); Queens' College, Cambridge (06/1985); Chapel of Queens' College, Cambridge (07/1987); Queens' College, Cambridge (07/1987)....continue...
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Herbet Howells: Requiem / Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge - Layton
Herbet Howells: Requiem / Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge - Layton

1 CD / Hyperion / 2012-04-10

Works: Herbert Howells: Hymn for St Cecilia, for chorus; Salve Regina, for chorus; Gloucester Service; Take him, earth, for cherishing; Magnificat and Nunc dimittis "St Paul's"; Requiem; All my hope on God ...
Performers: Bland, Simon [Organ]; Cole, Jeremy; Partridge, Hannah
Conductors: Layton, Stephen
Ensemble: ; Choir of Trinity College Cambridge

Herbert Howells was acutely sensitive to the transience of life, having witnessed the loss of friends and contemporaries in the First World War and encountered...continue...
Recording information: Lady Chapel of Ely Catedral and Lincoln Cathedral (07/01/2011-07/06/2011)....continue...
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Parry: Songs of Farewell / Nigel Short, Tenebrae
Parry: Songs of Farewell / Nigel Short, Tenebrae

1 CD / Signum Records / 2011-01-01

Works: Gustav Holst: The Evening-watch, for chorus, Op. 43/1, H. 159; Richard Rodney Bennett: A Good-Night, for chorus; Herbert Howells: Take him, earth, for cherishing; John Tavener: Funeral Ikos, for chor...
Performers: Crouch, Gabriel; Gaunt, William; Long, Matthew [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Short, Nigel

Following a string of five-star reviews for their previous discs of 20th-century French choral music (Poulenc's Figure Humaine ) and Renaissance polyphony (Victoria's Requiem), the...continue...
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Aurumque / Warland, Dale Warland Singers
Aurumque / Warland, Dale Warland Singers

1 CD / Gothic Records / 2009-01-01

Works: Alexander Grechaninov: Strastnaya Sed'mista (Liturgy of Holy Week), for chorus, Op. 58; Howard Hanson: A Prayer of the Middle Ages, for chorus; Vytautas Miskinis: O sacrum convivium, for choir; Herbe...
Performers: Fischer, Joel C.; Hodel, Martin; Hopkins, Eric N.; Johnson, Lynette [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Tierney, Teresa
Conductors: Warland, Dale

The sequel to The Dale Warland Singers' beloved Cathedral Classics CD. Includes Morten Lauridsen's enormously popular O Magnum Mysterium. The program is a collection of...continue...
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Howells: Requiem, etc;  Vaughan Williams: Mass in g / Best
Howells: Requiem, etc; Vaughan Williams: Mass in g / Best

1 CD / Hyperion / 2008-03-11

Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor; Te Deum for chorus & organ (or orchestra) in G; Herbert Howells: Requiem; Take him, earth, for cherishing
Conductors: Best, Matthew
Ensemble: Corydon Singers

'One of the most luminous and touching of 20th-century Requiem settings' (Tower@classical music)

'Beautiful' (Hi Fi News)

'A moving and impressive addition to the a cappella repertoire'...continue...
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The Road to Paradise
The Road to Paradise

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2007-10-19

Works: Thomas Tallis: Miserere nostri, motet for 7 voices, P. 207; Gregorian Chant: Work(s); In paradisum, antiphon; Robert Parsons: Ave Maria; Benjamin Britten: Hymn to the Virgin; William Byrd: Christe qu...
Conductors: McCreesh, Paul

Recording information: Church of St. Alban the Martyr, Holborn, England (07/2006)....continue...
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Howells: Choral Works / Spicer, Bicket, et al
Howells: Choral Works / Spicer, Bicket, et al

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2006-07-25

Works: Herbert Howells: Te Deum ("For the Church of St. Mary, Redcliffe, Bristol"); Even such is time; The summer is coming; The House of the Mind, motet for chorus & organ; Two Madrigals, for chorus; Salve...
Performers: Bernays, John; Bicket, Harry; Carwood, Andrew; Cotterill, Marianne; Crookes, Anna; Daneman, Sophie; Gritton, Susan; Hadleigh-Wilson, Nicholas; Kemp, Nicola-Jane; Lane, Carys-Anne; Lumsden, Andrew; Mi...

This collection is drawn from four successful releases from the early 1990s with the dynamic Finzi Singers, directed by Paul Spicer. The Singers produce sounds...continue...
Includes work(s) for chorus: nunc dimittis by Herbert Howells (Composer)....continue...
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English Choral Music / Robinson, Choir of St. John's College
English Choral Music / Robinson, Choir of St. John's College

2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-03-22

Works: Charles Villiers Stanford: Magnificat in G; Justorum Animae, motet for chorus, Op. 38/1; Edward Elgar: Ave verum corpus, Op. 2 no 1; Give unto the Lord, Op. 74; Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Call ("Com...
Performers: Bungard, Jonathan; Clayton, Allan; Durant, Benjamin; Farrington, Iain; Geidt, James; Giles, Benedict; Goldring, William; Harrison, Ben; Lepage-Dean, Oliver; Lyon, Edward; Steele-Perkins, Crispian [Tr...

The rich sounds of the highly acclaimed Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge can be sampled in this expansive collection, which explores the impressive legacy...continue...
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Requiem Aeternam (Herbert Howells: Requiem; Frank Martin: Mass)
Requiem Aeternam (Herbert Howells: Requiem; Frank Martin: Mass)

1 CD / Signum Records / 2004-01-01

Works: Herbert Howells: Requiem; Take him, earth, for cherishing; Frank Martin: Mass for Double Chorus
Performers: Angus, Andrew; Barber, Sally; Johnstone, Mark
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Howells: Requiem, etc / Robinson, Farrington, et al
Howells: Requiem, etc / Robinson, Farrington, et al

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1999-11-01

Works: Herbert Howells: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis "St Paul's"; Anthems (4) for Chorus; Paean for organ; Requiem; Long, long ago; The Office of the Holy Communion (Collegium Regale), for chorus & organ; R...
Performers: Ashworth, Alex; Blood, Sarah; Farrington, Iain; Wall, Simon
Conductors: Robinson, Christopher
Ensemble: St. John's College Choir, Cambridge

Howells legacy is a corpus of work whose individuality and calibre mark him out as probably the single greatest contributor to the renaissance of English...continue...
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