English Choral Music: Tavener

English Choral Music: Tavener

English Choral Music: Tavener
Director of Music: 
Christopher Robinson
Release date: 
November 2000
Featuring: 
  • Tim Hugh (Cello)
Record label: 
Naxos
Catalogue number: 
8.555256

This album received a Gramophone Award nomination (2001).

Track list

  1. God is with us: Christmas Proclaimation
  2. Song for Athene
  3. The Lamb
  4. The Tiger
  5. Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
  6. Funeral Ikos
  7. Two Hymns to the Mother of God
  8. Love bade me welcome
  9. As one who has slept
  10. The Lord's Prayer
  11. Svyati "O Holy One" (with Tim Hugh, Cello)

Reviews

Superb singing throughout and vividly atmospheric sound

Penguin Guide (January 2009)

On this disc the choir of St John's College, Cambridge, eloquently communicate the music's timeless spirituality

Nicholas Rast, The Daily Telegraph (Australia) (December 2000)

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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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