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The Preces and Responses
1961; for the Reverend Dr A W Adams; 'as sung at Magdalen College, Oxford'
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'The Feast of Ascension at Westminster Abbey' (CDA67680)
The Feast of Ascension at Westminster Abbey
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Part 1: The Preces  O Lord, open thou our lips
Part 2: The Responses  The Lord be with you
Part 3: The Dismissal  The Lord be with you

The Preces and Responses
The Preces and Responses are by Bernard Rose, who for many years was Informator choristarum at Magdalen College, Oxford. In addition to his influential work as a choir trainer, he was a scholar and editor of Tudor church music. His tuneful and attractive responses are a mainstay of the Anglican choral repertory. The treble line of the choral response ‘And make thy chosen people joyful’ quotes the chimes of the Magdalen College clock.

from notes by James O'Donnell İ 2008

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Details for CDA67680 track 6
The Responses
Recording date
26 June 2007
Recording venue
Westminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Jeremy Summerly
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
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  1. The Feast of Ascension at Westminster Abbey (CDA67680)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: April 2008
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