Music by Benjamin Britten

Music by Benjamin Britten
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Brian Runnett
Release date: 
February 1964
  • Marisa Robles (Harp)
  • Forbes Robinson (Bass)
  • Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Michael Pearce (Alto)
  • Roger Parker (Treble)
  • Benjamin Odom (Treble)
  • Peter Ball (Treble)
Record label: 
Catalogue number: 
RG 440-ZRG 5440

"This is one of the finest records of Christmas music in the Catalogue." Penguin Stereo Record Guide 1978

This disc is available as part of the Decca Classics Box Set of George Guest's recordings with St John's. More information on the set is available here.

Track list
  1. A Ceremony of Carols
  2. Rejoice in the Lamb
  3. Missa Brevis

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