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Evening Hymn

composer
1908
author of text
Roman Breviary, eighth century
translator of text

 
Gardiner spent much of his time helping to establish the works of Bax, Holst, Grainger and Quilter. This probably resulted in his missing the opportunity to promote his own works, some of which betray a strong Delian influence. His Evening Hymn dates from 1908 and is quite unrepresentative of his compositional idiom. The long, seamless phrases, carefully written dynamic changes and effective use of harmonies, have made this piece a favourite in any parish choir's repertory.

from notes by William McVicker 1990

Recordings

The English Anthem, Vol. 1
CDA66374Archive Service
The Music of St Paul's Cathedral
SPCC2000Super-budget price sampler

Details

Track 3 on CDA66374 [6'08] Archive Service
Track 4 on SPCC2000 [6'08] Super-budget price sampler

Track-specific metadata for SPCC2000 track 4

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-90-37403
Duration
6'08
Recording date
29 June 1989
Recording venue
St Paul's Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. The English Anthem, Vol. 1 (CDA66374)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: June 1990
    Deletion date: March 2008
    Archive Service
  2. The Music of St Paul's Cathedral (SPCC2000)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: July 2000
    Super-budget price sampler
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