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Wydawnictwo: Signum Classics
Nr katalogowy: SIGCD 588
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: listopad 2019
EAN: 635212058824
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Epoka muzyczna: 20 wiek do 1960, romantyzm, współczesna
Obszar (język): angielski
Instrumenty: organy
Rodzaj: magnificat

Stanford / Howells / Leighton: Magnificat

Signum Classics - SIGCD 588
Glen Dempsey, organ
The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge / Andrew Nethsingha
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Charles Villiers Stanford:
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in A

Kenneth Leighton:
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis - Second Service

Herbert Sumsion:
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in A

Herbert Howells:
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis - Gloucester Service

Gabriel Jackson:
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis - Truro Service

Sir Michael Tippett:
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis - Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense
Magnificat was recorded to explore the breadth of imagination with which composers have approached the texts, which have been sung in Christian worship for over 1000 years. Stanford’s starting point was the Germanic symphonic tradition; Howells took his inspiration from the architecture and acoustics of the Cathedral in Gloucester; Tippett was inspired by the unique Spanish trumpet stop at St John’s.

With the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis being part of the daily evensong, the choir sings an arrangement of the texts in some form at least once everyday. This is therefore a collection of pieces which the choir sing on a regualr basis.

The Evening Cantincles chosen for this record relate to a particular period of music making in the life of St John’s conductor, Andrew Nethsingha; his time at the Royal College of Music; at Truro and Gloucester Cathedrals, and lastly his time at St John’s.

Founded in the 1670s, The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, is one of the finest collegiate choirs in the world – known and loved by millions for its rich, warm and distinctive sound, expressive interpretations and ability to sing in a variety of styles.

Recorded in St John’s College Chapel, Cambridge, UK from 19th to 22nd April 2018.

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