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Advent prose

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The text of Judith Weir’s a cappella setting, anticipating the Messiah’s coming, is from the Book of Isaiah. The composer explains her piece ‘was written in 1983 and first performed by the Choir of Trinity College Cambridge’. Based on the mode i plainsong melody, the music swells from unison to eight-part harmony and back again.

from notes by Robert Matthew-Walker © 2011


Journey into light
Studio Master: SIGCD269Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 4 on SIGCD269 [1'43] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD269 track 4

Recording date
6 July 2011
Recording venue
Chapel of Jesus College, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Chris Hazell
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & Will Brown
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  1. Journey into light (SIGCD269)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: September 2012
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