English Choral Music: Leighton

English Choral Music: Leighton
Director of Music: 
Christopher Robinson
Organ Scholar: 
Christopher Whitton
Release date: 
July 2002
Featuring: 
  • James Oxley (Tenor)
  • Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet)
  • Gareth Jones (Baritone)
  • Benjamin Durrant (Treble)
Record label: 
Naxos
Catalogue number: 
8.555795
Track list
  1. Magnificat 'Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense'
  2. Nunc dimittis 'Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense'
  3. Give me the wings of faith
  4. An Easter Sequence
  5. Veni creator spiritus
  6. What love is this of thine?
  7. Crucifixus pro nobis
  8. Rockingham: Chorale Prelude on 'When I survey the wondrous Cross'
  9. Magnificat 'The Second Service'
  10. Nunc dimittis 'The Second Service'

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This week's webcast is the Eucharist held in memory of the fallen of both World Wars and all subsequent conflicts. The Choir sings Duruflé's masterful and moving setting of the Requiem featuring the treatment and weaving-in of traditional plainsong themes amongst his characteristic harmony.

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The Choir's new album, Magnificat, is now available to buy, download and stream. Celebrating the Evening Canticles that play a significant part in the Choir's Evensong services, it is an Editor's Choice Pick from Gramophone magazine.

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