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Track(s) taken from CDA66669

Faire is the heaven

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Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
Recording details: June 1993
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: November 1993
Total duration: 5 minutes 26 seconds
 
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Faire is the heaven  [5'26]

Other recordings available for download

St Paul's Cathedral Choir, John Scott (conductor)
Tenebrae, Nigel Short (conductor)

Reviews

'A beautiful disc of sacred motets from one of this country’s finest choirs' (Classic FM Magazine)

'What can one say? A feast beyond all dreams. Guaranteed to please' (Organists' Review)
A thoroughbred of the Anglican tradition, William Henry Harris (1883–1973) held numerous prestigious positions as organist and educator, including appointments at New College, Oxford and St George’s Chapel, Windsor, where he meticulously organised numerous grand ceremonial services. Steeped in the Church of England’s music and worship, his anthem for double choir, Faire is the heaven, is unerring in its utterance, pacing and beauty. Although a perennial favourite, it requires a confident pair of choirmaster’s hands and singers of consummate ability to release its many glories.

from notes by M Ross 2006

Other albums featuring this work

Allegri: Miserere
Studio Master: SIGCD085Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
The English Anthem, Vol. 3
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