The anthem And I saw a new heaven is typical of Bainton’s work in that he was attracted to late-romantic harmony without indulging in the folksong-influenced modal harmonies which characterize much of the music of his English contemporaries such as Vaughan Williams.
from notes by William McVicker © 1991
|A New Heaven|
Queen's College Choir Oxford plunges into a world of music lain waste by wrathful divine judgement—the visions of St John in the Book of Revelation—before emerging joyously into 'the new heaven and the new earth’, death and suffering conclusively ...» More
Founded in 1836, the Huddersfield Choral Society has developed an international reputation as one of the UK’s leading choral societies. This new recording features works that remain central to the choir's musical heritage: music by Handel, Elgar, ...» More
|The English Anthem, Vol. 2|
'Spellbinding performances of some of the great classics of the repertoire. Buy this one; you'll enjoy every moment' (Organists' Review)» More