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Te Deum

composer
2002
author of text
Book of Common Prayer

 
Burgon returned to the Anglican Book of Common Prayer in 2002 for his Te Deum and in his alert, insightful response to the text proved the natural heir to Britten and Walton. The service anthem opens not with a bang but a gentle affirmation of faith that builds to a hymn of praise punctuated by an unexpected ninefold acclamation of the word ‘Holy’. Syllabic setting, as in so many of Burgon’s choral works, etches the spirit and sense of the words of those queuing to praise God’s infinite majesty.

from notes by Andrew Stewart © 2006

Recordings

Burgon: Choral Music
CDH55421

Details

Track 17 on CDH55421 [6'26]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55421 track 17

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-06-56717
Duration
6'26
Recording date
23 February 2006
Recording venue
Wells Cathedral, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Burgon: Choral Music (CDA67567)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: November 2006
    Deletion date: March 2010
    Superseded by CDH55421
  2. Burgon: Choral Music (CDH55421)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: March 2013
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