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The Trinity College Service
composer
2008; SATB and organ; for Stephen Layton and The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
author of text
Magnificat: Luke 1: 46-55; Nunc dimittis: Luke 2

Recordings
'Briggs: Mass for Notre Dame' (CDA67808)
Briggs: Mass for Notre Dame
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Details
Canticle 1: Magnificat
Canticle 2: Nunc dimittis

The Trinity College Service
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Perhaps because the evening canticles are so intrinsic to that Anglican choral tradition, Briggs’ Trinity Magnificat and Nunc dimittis—even with organ accompaniment—feel closer to Dover than to Calais. With a fine sense of architecture and alternations of choral texture, this pairing is the most recent work here—composed for the forces on this recording in 2008.

from notes by Meurig Bowen © 2010

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