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All wisdom cometh from the Lord

author of text
Ecclesiasticus 1: 1-5

All wisdom cometh from the Lord, with text from the book of Ecclesiasticus, was commissioned by the University of St Andrews in celebration of its 600th anniversary. The influence of the Celtic melody is at the heart of this work, and the opening soprano solo employs characteristic intervallic leaps and rhythmic snaps to great effect. A chorale-like passage, richly-scored for eight voices forms a middle section, before a return to the textures of the opening—wordless accompaniment underscoring a free, folk-like melody.

from notes by Richard Longman © 2020


Mealor: Blessing & other choral works
Studio Master: SIGCD613Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 16 on SIGCD613 [4'19] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD613 track 16

Recording date
6 May 2018
Recording venue
St Patrick - St Anthony Church, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Recording producer
David Pettyjohn
Recording engineer
Scott Metcalfe
Hyperion usage
  1. Hyperion sampler - April 2020 Vol. 1 (HYP202004A)
    Disc 1 Track 15
    Release date: April 2020
    Download-only sampler
  2. Mealor: Blessing & other choral works (SIGCD613)
    Disc 1 Track 16
    Release date: March 2020
    Download only
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