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Choir and Organ
Gramophone Magazine 2012
This week the Choir are enjoying their holidays – and as there is no Christmas tour they are having an extended break!
The Canticles on this week’s webcast are Leighton’s 'Second Service', commissioned by the Cathedral Organists’ Association in memory of Brian Runnett, a former St John’s Organ Scholar, who was tragically killed in a car accident in 1970.
On Saturday 17 January at 18:00 the first of two candlelit Epiphany Carol Services from St John's College Chapel will take place.
On Sunday 18 January at 18:00 the second candlelit Epiphany Carol Service from St John's College Chapel will take place.
Research by a PhD student at St John's has uncovered the earliest known practical piece of polyphonic music, an example of the principles that laid the foundations of European musical tradition.
St John's is one of the oldest and largest colleges in Cambridge. Former students include famous political leaders, as well as renowned...