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Track(s) taken from CDA67503
Recording details: July 2005
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: May 2005
Total duration: 7 minutes 12 seconds

Te Deum in G
composer
1928; composed for the enthronement of the Dr C G Lang as Archbishop of Canterbury, 4 December 1928
author of text
Book of Common Prayer

Other recordings available for download
Westminster Abbey Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor), Robert Quinney (organ)
Corydon Singers, Matthew Best (conductor), Thomas Trotter (organ)
Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The Te Deum in G was set by Vaughan Williams in 1928. Commissioned for the enthronement of Cosmo Lang as Archbishop of Canterbury on 4 December, this latter piece rolls with confidence from the outset, a strong declamatory unison leading to an antiphonal representation of the angelic chorus before the opening material is transformed into a prayerful, supplicatory ending.

from notes by Andrew Carwood © 2005


Other albums featuring this work
'Howells: Requiem; Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor' (CDH55220)
Howells: Requiem; Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55220  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'The Feast of Michaelmas at Westminster Abbey' (CDA67643)
The Feast of Michaelmas at Westminster Abbey

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