• AV2122 Katalognummer
  • 822252212228 EAN
  • CD Format
  • 2007 Utgivelsesår

Artist
Andrew Nethsingha

Medvirkende
Robert Houssart (organ)

Komponist
Bennett, Richard Rodney | Bruckner, Anton | Darke, Harold | Gardner, John | Gruber, Franz Xaver | Howells, Herbert | Joubert, John | Kirkpatrick, William J. | Maconchy, Elizabeth | Manz, Paul O. | Mathias, William | Mouton, Jean | Rachmaninov, Sergei | Tavener, John | Traditional | Vaughan Williams, Ralph | Wade, John Francis | Warlock, Peter

Ensemble
Gloucester Cathedral Choir

Sporliste

I Saw Three Ships - Christmas Music from Gloucester Cathedral

Bennett, R R: I saw three ships

Bruckner: Virga Jesse floruit

Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter

Gardner, John: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

Gruber, F: Silent Night (arr. Mark Blatchly)

Howells: A Spotless Rose
Tryste Noel

Joubert: Torches

Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger (arr. Willcocks)

Ledger: On Christmas night

Maconchy: There is no rose

Manz: E'en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come

Mathias: A babe is born

Mouton, J: Nesciens Mater

Rachmaninov: Bogorodice Devo

Tavener: The Lamb

trad.: Sleep, Little Jesus, Sleep (arr. Roxanna Panufnik)
Noël nouvelet (arr. Stephen Jackson)
Ding dong! merrily on high (arr. Charles Wood)
We wish you a merry Christmas (arr. Arthur Warrell)
Deck the hall (arr. David Willcocks)

Vaughan Williams: The blessed Son of God

Wade: O come, all ye faithful (arr. David Willcocks)

Warlock: Bethlehem Down

Produktbeskrivelse

The Gloucester Cathedral Choir follow their imaginative and acclaimed first release on AVIE, In The Beginning (AV 2072) with a spirited holiday album of traditional and contemporary carols, including famous arrangements by Sir David Willcocks and Sir Philip Ledger, as well as the newly commissioned title track from Richard Rodney Bennett.

As the successor to the boys and monks of the Benedictine Abbey, The Gloucester Cathedral Choir boasts a tradition tracing back over 900 years. Henry VIII established their current incarnation, along with the Church of England, in 1539. Andrew Nethsingha, the choir’s Music Director at the time of this recording, was a chorister at Exeter Cathedral, where his father, the distinguished Sri Lankan-born English church musician Lucian Nethsingha, was director of music for 26 years. He studied at the Royal College of Music where he was awarded seven prizes and was the youngest cathedral organist in Britain when appointed to Truro Cathedral in 1994. In addition to singing in six services every week, the Gloucester Cathedral Choir is heard annually at the Three Choirs Festival, and regularly at the Cheltenham International Festival and on BBC radio and television broadcasts.

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