English Choral Music: Britten

English Choral Music: Britten
Director of Music: 
Christopher Robinson
Organ Scholar: 
Iain Farrington
Release date: 
January 1999
Record label: 
Naxos
Catalogue number: 
8.554791
Track list
  1. Rejoice in the Lamb
  2. Te Deum in C
  3. Jubilate Deo
  4. Antiphon
  5. A Hymn to the Virgin
  6. Festival Te Deum
  7. Missa Brevis in D
  8. Hymn to St Peter
  9. A Hymn of St Columba
  10. Prelude and Fugue on a theme of Vittoria
  11. Hymn to St Cecilia

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30 June 2019
  • Responses and Preces: Leighton
  • Psalm 148 (Robinson)
  • Fayrfax: Magnificat Regale
  • Nunc Dimittis primi toni
  • Weir: Vertue
  • Hymns 383 (omit v. 3), 401 (omit v. 3)
  • Voluntary: J.S. Bach Fugue in E flat major (BWV 552ii)​

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