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from notes by Malcolm MacDonald © 2012
|A New Heaven|
Queen's College Choir Oxford plunges into a world of music lain waste by wrathful divine judgement—the visions of St John in the Book of Revelation—before emerging joyously into 'the new heaven and the new earth’, death and suffering conclusively ...» More
|Bairstow, Harris & Stanford: Choral works|
Three composers whose contributions to the Anglican choral tradition are rich in historical significance.» More
|Great Cathedral Anthems|
Infusing the hallowed spaces of Canterbury Cathedral with their singing for the first time in 2014, the Girls here join the Men of the Cathedral Choir in a sequence of anthems from Tallis and Byrd to Howells and Leighton.» More
|Hail, gladdening Light|
This album gathers together 23 examples of English sacred a cappella choral music drawn from several centuries, and forms a companion volume to Collegium’s earlier collection, Faire is the Heaven.» More
This rich programme, exploring the theme of light, marks the debut on the Collegium label and the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. It features a rare recording of Ligeti's Lux aeterna.» More
|Parry: Songs of farewell|
Composed towards the end of Parry’s life, the Songs of Farewell have taken on something of an epithetical interpretation; they are almost a musical summation of his compositional life, reflecting Parry’s love of English renaissance madrigals and p ...» More
|The English Anthem, Vol. 4|
‘The choir sing with their customary splendour and assurance’ (Gramophone)» More
|The Evening Hour|
The choir of Jesus College Cambridge contemplates the hours that take us from day into night in a programme of works by English composers from the sixteenth and twentieth centuries.» More