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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Recorded on
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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The Choir began work today on a recording of Michael Finnissy's Anthems and Voluntaries, to be released on the St John's label in 2020.

First premiered by the Choir at a special service in June 2019, the work has been three years in the making, Composer-in-Residence Michael Finnissy collaborating closely with the Choir on each of its nine movements.

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