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from notes by Robert Quinney © 2008
|A Festival of Psalms|
An exploration of the themes conveyed by the Old Testament—strife and joy, prayer and praise—as interpreted by composers over the course of four and a half centuries—with music by Allegri, Bernstein, Byrd, Parry, Purcell and Wesley» 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
|In chains of gold - The English pre-Restoration verse anthem, Vol. 2|
More sublime music-making from the finest singers and instrumentalists, and a recording made all the more valuable for the number of rarities included in the programme, from Psalm-settings by William Byrd to works by Edmund Hooper, John Mundy, Ben ...» More
|Mary and Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey|
This disc tells the story of the religious and political turmoil that engulfed England in the sixteenth century, and from which composers of liturgical music could find no escape. They were forced to follow the changing edicts about permitted texts a ...» More