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Track(s) taken from KGS0007

I saw three ships

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Adam Banwell (treble), Joel Williams (tenor), King's College Choir Cambridge, Sir Stephen Cleobury (conductor), Douglas Tang (organ)
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Recording details: March 2014
King's College Chapel, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Produced by Simon Kiln
Engineered by Arne Akselberg & Richard Hale
Release date: October 2014
Total duration: 2 minutes 6 seconds
 

Other recordings available for download

Jesus College Choir Cambridge, Mark Williams (conductor), Timothy Lambourn (organ)
Tenebrae, Nigel Short (conductor), James Sherlock (organ)
Oliver Brown (treble), Michael Bell (tenor), St John's College Choir Cambridge, Andrew Nethsingha (conductor), Joseph Wicks (organ)
King's College Choir Cambridge, Sir Stephen Cleobury (conductor)
George Hill (treble), King's College Choir Cambridge, Sir Stephen Cleobury (conductor), Henry Websdale (organ)

Reviews

'The choir's glory remains its boy trebles, whose gleaming descants, vibrato-free production and tonal freshness are invariably the icing on the cake in these typically polished, debonair performances' (BBC Music Magazine)

'King’s Choir is clearly in excellent shape' (The Sunday Times)

'If you want a disc of well-loved carols and one which offers the 'imprimatur' of the King's College Choir then this disc will serve you well. The choir is on fine form, the three Organ Scholars between them provide expert accompaniments to many of the carols and the performances have been well recorded … a generous selection of mostly traditional seasonal fare … satisfyingly performed' (MusicWeb International)
Some claim this traditional English carol tune is a variant of Greensleeves; at least 500 years old, it exists in many arrangements, one of the most successful in recent decades being that by Simon Preston, who for several years was a successor to William McKie as Organist and Choirmaster at Westminster Abbey.

from notes by Robert Matthew-Walker © 2011

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100 Years of Nine Lessons & Carols
Studio Master: KGS0033-DDownload onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols - The Centenary Service
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A Very English Christmas
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Christmas with St John's
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Journey into light
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