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Wydawnictwo: Signum Classics
Nr katalogowy: SIGCD 605
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: luty 2020
EAN: 635212060520
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Epoka muzyczna: barok
Obszar (język): niemiecki, angielski, włoski
Instrumenty: organy
Rodzaj: miserere, magnificat, preludia

Byrd / Bach / Allegri: Ash Wednesday

Signum Classics - SIGCD 605
Wykonawcy
James Andreson-Besant, organ
The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge / Andrew Nethsingha
Nagrody i rekomendacje
 
ArkivMusic Best of
 
William Byrd:
The Preces
The Responses
Ne irascaris, Domine

Gregorio Allegri:
Miserere mei, Deus

Thomas Weelkes:
Magnificat The Short Service
Nunc Dimittis The Short Service

Johann Sebastian Bach:
Prelude in E Minor, BWV 548i

The First Lesson (Isaiah 1 vv. 10-18)
The Second Lesson (Luke 15 vv. 11-end)
The Apostles’ Creed
The Prayers
Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent, the forty-day period of fasting and penitence which precedes Easter. Ashes are placed on worshippers’ foreheads in the shape of a cross, as a sign of repentance. Evensong on this day has been an especially important service in the liturgical year at St John’s; the BBC started transmitting it live in 1972. For several decades the service was broadcast annually; more recently it has been biennial. 2019 was a live broadcast year, however the recording on this release uses our own microphones, permanently installed in St John’s College Chapel for webcasting, rather than those of the BBC.

This recording will be released around the same time that the Dean of St John’s, Mark Oakley, releases a book on George Herbert’s poems, called My Sour Sweet Days. The book and the recording go well in tandem, as in the Deans first sermon at St. John’s, he said “I believe that when we walk here (The Chapel), we walk into a poem. The liturgy is poetry in motion, and we sometimes fail to understand its density of suggestion, the eavesdropping on the soul, the sensitive state of consciousness that its poetry can prompt.”

Recorded live in St John’s College Chapel, Cambridge, UK, on Wednesday 6th March, 2019.

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