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|Ely Cathedral Choir, Arthur Wills (conductor), Stephen le Provost (organ)» More|
|St Paul's Cathedral Choir, John Scott (conductor), Andrew Lucas (organ)» More|
|Eton College Chapel Choir, Ralph Allwood (conductor), David Goode (organ)» More|
|Temple Church Choir, Roger Sayer (conductor), Greg Morris (organ)» More|
|Huddersfield Choral Society, Aidan Oliver (conductor), Thomas Trotter (organ), Murray Greig (trumpet), Thomas Osborne (trumpet), David Hooper (trumpet), Mark Wagstaff (timpani)» More|
|The Girls and Men of Canterbury Cathedral Choir, David Newsholme (conductor), Adrian Bawtree (organ) February 2018 Release» More|
The Coronation Choir consisted of some 430 men and boys, divided into Decani and Cantoris and placed on specially erected galleries in the north and south choir aisles. Since some of the singers could not see the conductor (Sir Frederick Bridge), sub-conductors were placed at strategic points to ‘relay’ the beat. With such a disposition of the singers, the double-choir writing which Parry used for ‘Jerusalem is builded …’ must have been particularly effective.
from notes by John Heighway © 1988
|Great Cathedral Anthems|
|A Knight's Progress|
The premiere recording of Nico Muhly’s Our present Charter (celebrating 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta), alongside choral works by Parry, Vaughan Williams, Walton, Bairstow, Tavener and Haydn.» 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
|Hear my words|
Hear my words ye people by Hubert Parry, a former chorister at Eton College is the first track on the album featuring some of the bestloved anthems in the church repertoire, beautifully performed by the Eton College Chapel Choir.» More
|Service high and anthems clear|
|The English Anthem, Vol. 5|
'A rich feast here … a magnificent choir' (Gramophone)
'A memorable record of some of the best 19th- and 20th-century church music' (Methodist Recorder)» More
|The Music of St Paul's Cathedral|
'An awe-inspiring sound' (Classic FM Magazine)
'This is a worthy Millennium tribute to the musicians of St Paul’s. A disc to treasure' (Organists' Review)» More