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Hyperion Records

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The Piper Window, Coventry Cathedral.
Track(s) taken from CDH55307
Recording details: February 1984
St Alban's Church, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: April 1986
Total duration: 10 minutes 4 seconds

'Excellent in every aspect. The presence is breathtaking, the singing of both soloists and choir are quite superb, and the accompaniment by the organist, Thomas Trotter, contributes so much although at times it is barely there, just the faintest rumble. Getting all this on to tape so artistically is most creditable. Britten would have loved it. I did … reflects great credit on all concerned' (Gramophone)

'This beautifully made record deserves the widest circulation. The sound these choirs make is of great beauty, and is captured in a flawless recording full of atmosphere and warmth' (The Monthly Guide to Recorded Music)

A Wedding Anthem 'Amo ergo sum', Op 46
composer
'For Marion and George, 29 September 1949'; written for the wedding of Lord Harewood (George Lascelles) to Marion Stein, daughter of Erwin Stein (1885-1958), Austrian musician and writer, and (from 1938) editor at Boosey & Hawkes.
author of text
A copy of the score was one of the objects placed in a time-capsule laid beneath the foundation stone of the Royal Festival Hall on 13 October 1949.

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