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|St John's College Choir Cambridge, Andrew Nethsingha (conductor), George Balfour (treble), Joel Branston (treble), Xavier Hetherington (tenor), Augustus Perkins Ray (bass)» More|
Come, Holy Ghost was commissioned by the Southern Cathedrals Festival, with funds provided by the Southern Arts Association. The first performance was given by Winchester Cathedral Choir, conducted by Martin Neary, on 26 July 1984 in Winchester Cathedral as part of the Southern Cathedrals Festival of that year. The work takes as its theme the plainsong Veni Sancte Spiritus, which burgeons into a complex section derived from fragments of the material. The work ends with a statement of the doxology in plainsong.
from notes by William McVicker © 1991
St John’s College Choir Cambridge launches a new series of recordings with Signum by exploring the close connections between the college and celebrated British composer Jonathan Harvey.» More
|Hyperion monthly sampler - June 2016|