The Church music of Mendelssohn

The Church music of Mendelssohn

The Church music of Mendelssohn
Director of Music: 
Christopher Robinson
Organ Scholar: 
Peter Davis
Release date: 
January 1997
Featuring: 
  • Peter Morton (Treble)
Record label: 
Nimbus
Catalogue number: 
Nimbus NI5529

Track list

  1. For He shall give His angels (from Elijah, Op. 70)
  2. Hear my prayer... O for the wings of a dove
  3. Richte mich, Gott (Op. 78, No. 2)
  4. Mein Gott, warum hast du mich verlassen? (Op. 7, No. 3)
  5. Kyrie eleison, Ehre sei Gott, Heilig
  6. Vespergesang (Op. 121)
  7. Geistliches Lied
  8. Three Sacred Pieces (Op.23)
  9. (i) Aus tiefer Not
  10. (ii) Ave Maria
  11. (iii) Mitten wir im Leben sind.

Reviews

The singing is beautifully blended and tuned, and the recording is full and vibrant

Martin Cotton, BBC Music Magazine

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  • Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
  • Psalm 18 vv. 1-6 (tone i)
  • Readings: Ezekiel 36.22-27, Acts 19.1-10
  • Howells (Collegium Regale)
  • Elgar: Give unto the Lord
  • Voluntary: Bach  Prelude in C minor

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Nethsingha is his own man and absolutely his own musician, which is why his choir continues to evolve and lead

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