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Christ being raised from the dead

composer
Twelve Psalm Tunes and Eight Anthems in Score, London, c1816
author of text
Romans 6: 9-11

 
When psalmody composers wrote anthems they tended to imitate the idiom of cathedral music. Christ being raised from the dead by Stephen Jarvis looks back to the previous century: much of it is in the idiom of Restoration verse anthems, with rapid changes of time and quick-fire contrasts between solo voices and choir, though the opening bass solo even recalls pre-Civil War composers such as Orlando Gibbons and Thomas Tomkins. Jarvis was one of the most inventive and accomplished psalmody composers, though virtually nothing is known about him.

from notes by Peter Holman 1998

Recordings

Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame
CDA67020Archive Service

Details

Track 10 on CDA67020 [3'19] Archive Service

Track-specific metadata for CDA67020 track 10

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-98-02010
Duration
3'19
Recording date
12 September 1997
Recording venue
St Mary the Virgin, Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame (CDA67020)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: March 1998
    Deletion date: May 2013
    Archive Service
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