The Golden Age of English Church Music

The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Release date: 
January 1962
Record label: 
Disques Lumen
Catalogue number: 
37-AMS 37 STE
Track list
  1. Quem vidistis pastores? (Dering)
  2. Miserere mei (Byrd)
  3. Christe Jesu, Pastor bone (Taverner)
  4. Ne reminiscaris Domine (Philips)
  5. Ad Te clamamus (Tye)
  6. Haec dies (Byrd)
  7. The Leroy Kyrie (Taverner)
  8. Justorum anime (Byrd)
  9. O nata lux (Tallis)
  10. Cantantibus organis (Philips)
  11. Salvator Mundi (Tallis)
  12. O bone Jesu (Dering)
  13. Gaudent in coelis (Dering)
  14. Laudibus in sanctis (Byrd)
  15. In pace (Blytheman)

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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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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.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer