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Nunc dimittis in B flat

composer
6vv SSATBB; commissioned for Westminster Cathedral by RR Terry in 1916
author of text
Luke 2: 29-32

 
The Irish-born composer Charles Wood studied at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, which is where he then spent the majority of his working life. Chiefly known for his Anglican Church music, he is often overshadowed by his friend and colleague Charles Villiers Stanford. Wood wrote a number of evening canticle settings in both English and Latin. This Nunc dimittis in B flat dates from the late 1920s, and was published alongside another unaccompanied Nunc dimittis (in C), provided with both Latin and English texts by the composer.

from notes by Rupert Gough 2008

Recordings

From the vaults of Westminster Cathedral
CDA67707
O sacrum convivium
SIGCD127Download only

Details

Track 24 on CDA67707 [3'17]
Track 9 on SIGCD127 [3'12] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA67707 track 24

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-09-70724
Duration
3'17
Recording date
13 July 2007
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. From the vaults of Westminster Cathedral (CDA67707)
    Disc 1 Track 24
    Release date: October 2009
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