Twentieth Century Cathedral Music

Twentieth Century Cathedral Music

Twentieth Century Cathedral Music
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Brian Runnett
Release date: 
February 1962
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
RG 340-ZRG 5340

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. Festival Te Deum (Britten)
  2. Let all mortal flesh (Bairstow)
  3. Like as the hart (Howells)
  4. Lord, thou hast been our refuge (Vaughan Williams)
  5. Jubilate in C (Britten)
  6. A Litany (Walton)
  7. Greater love hath no man (Ireland)
  8. They that put their trust (Orr)
  9. A Hymn to the Virgin (Britten)
  10. Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis - Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Tippett)

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15 March 2022
  • 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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