Ascribe unto the Lord

Ascrbe unto the Lord
Director of Music: 
Andrew Nethsingha
Organ Scholar: 
John Challenger
Release date: 
February 2013
Featuring: 
  • The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
Record label: 
Chandos
Catalogue number: 
CHAN10751

Ascribe unto the Lord is a collection of choral works composed by Samuel Sebastian Wesley, interspersed with an organ piece and psalm chant written by his father Samuel Wesley.

Track list
  1. Blessed be the God and Father
  2. Wash me throughly from my wickedness
  3. Ascribe unto the Lord
  4. Psalms 42 and 43
  5. Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
  6. The wilderness and the solitary place
  7. Larghetto
  8. O give thanks unto the Lord
  9. O Thou who camest from above
  10. Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
The polished sound of the Choir includes some very accomplished treble soloists.

Gramophone Magazine

A beautifully delivered account of Wesley’s chants. Highly recommended.

Choir and Organ Magazine

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