Italian and English Church Music

Italian and English Church Music
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Stephen Cleobury
Release date: 
January 1969
Featuring: 
  • Andrew Brunt (Treble)
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
ZRG 621

This disc is available as part of the Decca Classics Box Set of George Guest's recordings with St John's. More information on the set is available here.

Track list
  1. A Hymn of Saint Columba (Britten)
  2. Thy Word is a lantern (H. Purcell)
  3. Evening Canticles - Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Howells)
  4. Hymn to Saint Peter (Britten)
  5. Angelus Domini (Casciolini)
  6. Missa Brevis (A. Gabrielli)
  7. O vos omnes (Gesualdo)
  8. Omnes gentes plaudite manibus (Banchieri)

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