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Jesus, springing

First line:
I am the heart that houses the cone
composer
2011; commissioned by the Friends of Harrow School
author of text

 
In 2008 the conductor Philip Brunelle asked me to write a piece for his church choir in Minneapolis, MN and sent me a book of poems by Kevin Crossley-Holland which included four beautiful Christmas texts. Over the following three years I set all of them for different choirs and we have recorded two of them for this disc. The first, Jesus, Springing, was written in 2010 for the choir of Harrow School. The second, The Nine Gifts, was written for J Reilly Lewis and the Cathedral Choral Society of Washington, DC in the same year. J Reilly Lewis, a deeply respected conductor in Washington and also a great supporter of Gretchen Kuhrmann and Choralis died suddenly in 2016, and the recording of this piece is dedicated to his memory.

from notes by Bob Chilcott © 2017

Recordings

Chilcott: In winter's arms
Studio Master: SIGCD512Download only NEWStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Chilcott: Requiem & other choral works
Studio Master: CDA67650Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Chilcott: The seeds of stars & other choral works
SIGCD311Download only

Details

Track 9 on SIGCD512 [4'46] Download only NEW
Track 16 on CDA67650 [5'50]
Track 5 on SIGCD311 [4'33] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA67650 track 16

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-12-65016
Duration
5'50
Recording date
22 June 2011
Recording venue
Wells Cathedral, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Chilcott: Requiem & other choral works (CDA67650)
    Disc 1 Track 16
    Release date: April 2012
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