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Still, still, still

traditional German
author of text

Bob Chilcott’s upbringing was conditioned by the combination of Cambridge, Christmas and choral singing. He was a boy chorister at King’s College in the 1960s and remained there as choral scholar. His substantial catalogue of yuletide music includes The shepherd’s carol, commissioned by King’s for its service of Nine Lessons and Carols, and a delightful arrangement of Still, still, still. The latter’s folksong-infused melody was written in the 1780s by Johann Friedrich Reichardt. Chilcott wraps it in extended harmonies and suspensions to create an atmosphere of shimmering, reverent tranquillity.

from notes by Andrew Stewart © 2021


In the bleak midwinter
KGS0060-DDownload only Available Friday 5 November 2021


Track 17 on KGS0060-D [2'48] Download only Available Friday 5 November 2021

Track-specific metadata for KGS0060-D track 17

Recording date
1 December 2020
Recording venue
King's College Chapel, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Benjamin Sheen
Recording engineer
Benjamin Sheen
Hyperion usage
  1. In the bleak midwinter (KGS0060-D)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: 5 November 2021
    Download only Available Friday 5 November 2021
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