English Choral Music: Elgar

English Choral Music: Elgar

English Choral Music: Elgar
Director of Music: 
Christopher Robinson
Organ Scholar: 
Jonathan Vaughn
Release date: 
July 2003
Record label: 
Naxos
Catalogue number: 
8.557288

Track list

  1. Give unto the Lord (Psalm XXIX), Op. 74
  2. Ave verum corpus, Op. 2, No. 1
  3. Ave Maria, Op. 2, No. 2
  4. Ave maris stella, Op. 2, No. 3
  5. O hearken Thou, Op. 64
  6. Te Deum laudamus, Op. 34, No. 1
  7. Benedictus, Op. 34, No. 2
  8. O salutaris hostia
  9. Great is the Lord (Psalm XLVIII), Opus. 67
  10. The Spirit of the Lord is upon me (from 'The Apostles')
  11. Go, Song of Mine, Op. 57
  12. Seek Him that maketh the seven stars (from 'The Light of Life', Op. 29)
  13. Light of the World (from 'The Light of Life', Op. 29)

Reviews

Splendid singing throughout and excellent recording make this a collection to treasure

Penguin Guide (January 2009)

★★★★★ Christopher Robinson's inspired training methods make sure the boys of St John's pack a vocal punch The voluptuous John's sound, Robinson's emotional attachment to Elgar, fine musicianship and peerless engineering make this a must-have disc

Andrew Stewart, Classic FM (August 2004)

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  • Responses: Tomkins (Peterhouse)
  • Psalm 109 (omit vv. 5-19) (Barnby, Hylton Stewart)
  • Stanford in B flat
  • MacMillan: O give thanks unto the Lord
  • Hymns 341, 461 (tune: Corvedale)
  • Preacher: Professor Deborah Howard - Professors Professing: The Human search for God - Architecture
  • Voluntary: Allegro Maestoso (Sonata in G) - Elgar

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