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Angelus ad virginem

composer
14th-century Irish carol
arranger
author of text
based on Luke 1

 
The fourteenth-century Irish carol Angelus ad virginem is performed here in a cheerful arrangement by Sir David Willcocks (b1919). The bright organ introduction is answered by the choir who sing the Latin hymn and tell the story of the Angel Gabriel’s visit to Mary, found in the first Chapter of the Gospel according to Luke. In the third verse the second choir provides the accompaniment whilst the first choir sings the melody before all join together for the final verse.

from notes by William McVicker © 1997

Recordings

Advent at St Paul's
CDH55463Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Details

Track 13 on CDH55463 [2'40] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Track-specific metadata for CDH55463 track 13

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-97-99413
Duration
2'40
Recording date
26 June 1997
Recording venue
St Paul's Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Arthur Johnson
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Advent at St Paul's (CDA66994)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: September 1997
    Deletion date: December 2011
    Superseded by CDH55463
  2. Advent at St Paul's (CDH55463)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: October 2012
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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