Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.

Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Click cover art to view larger version
Track(s) taken from CDA66114

O quam gloriosum

composer
from Motecta (1572)
author of text
Magnificat Antiphon at Second Vespers on the Feast of All Saints

Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill (conductor)
Recording details: November 1983
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: April 1986
Total duration: 2 minutes 36 seconds

Cover artwork: Mosaic of Christ Resurrected, St Mark’s, Venice.
Photographed by Malcolm Crowthers
 
1
O quam gloriosum  [2'36]

Other recordings available for download

Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)

Reviews

'One of my most cherished records … such poise and sensitivity … one of the best choral records of its kind currently available. I can recommend it without reservation' (Gramophone)

'gloriously performed … The Westminster Cathedral Choir sing with a fervour and passion that puts their Anglican colleagues in the shade in this repertoire' (The Good CD Guide)

'David Hill's direction breathes commitment and sheer love of this music' (The Times)

'My single most satisfying choral disc of the year … I cannot be dispassionate about this record: marvellous, natural, throaty, vivid singing … a must' (The Sunday Times)

'Exemplary' (Hi-Fi News)

Other albums featuring this work

Exultate Deo
CDA66850
Waiting for content to load...
Waiting for content to load...
Search

There are no matching records. Please try again.