The Sound of St. John's

The Sound of St. John's

The Sound of St. John's
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Alexander Martin
Release date: 
January 1991
Featuring: 
  • Andrew Carwood (Tenor)
Record label: 
Nimbus
Catalogue number: 
Nimbus NI 5335

Track list

  1. Psalm 112–Beatus Vir (Langlais)
  2. Songs of Zion (Robin Orr)
  3. (i) Be gracious to me, O God
  4. (ii) By the rivers of Babylon
  5. (iii) Sing to the Lord a new song
  6. (iv) Blessed by the Lord God of Israel
  7. Magnificat and Nunc dimittis–Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Tippett)
  8. A Sequence for Saint Michael (Howells)
  9. Requiem (Howells)
  10. Three Advent Carols (Hoddinott)
  11. (i) The Holy Son of God
  12. (ii) The Coming of the Lord
  13. (iii) Saviour of the nations
  14. Magnificat and Nunc dimittis–Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Howells)

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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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The Director of Music at St John’s has been appointed as Organist and Master of Choristers at Westminster Abbey

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

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