Chapel Royal anthems by Matthew Locke, John Blow and Pelham Humfrey

Chapel Royal anthems by Matthew Locke, John Blow and Pelham Humfrey
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
John Scott
Release date: 
January 1977
Featuring: 
  • Christopher Keyte (Bass)
  • Anthony Dawson (Tenor)
  • Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • James Bowman (Counter Tenor)
  • Christopher Royall (Counter Tenor)
  • Jonathon Bond (Treble)
  • Nicholas Evans-Pughe (Treble)
  • Simon Shaw (Treble)
  • Philomisoca of London
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
Argo ZRG 855

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. Sing unto the Lord (Blow)
  2. O give thanks unto the Lord (Humfrey)
  3. Hear, O heavens (Humfrey)
  4. By the waters of Babylon
  5. The King shall rejoice
  6. When the Son of man shall come (Locke)

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6 March 2019

This service was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 6th March 2019. Music includes Gregorio Allegri's Miserere Mei, Deus, and William Byrd's Ne Irascaris, Domine

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The President of St John’s College – Dr Frank Salmon, FSA – has written programme notes for the Choir’s new recording, Locus Iste, telling the story of our College Chapel. The recording marks the 150th anniversary of the Chapel’s Consecration.

In the first part of these serialised notes, Dr Salmon explains how our current College Chapel came to be built.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer