Music by Benjamin Britten

Music by Benjamin Britten
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Brian Runnett
Release date: 
February 1964
Featuring: 
  • Marisa Robles (Harp)
  • Forbes Robinson (Bass)
  • Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Michael Pearce (Alto)
  • Roger Parker (Treble)
  • Benjamin Odom (Treble)
  • Peter Ball (Treble)
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
RG 440-ZRG 5440

"This is one of the finest records of Christmas music in the Catalogue." Penguin Stereo Record Guide 1978

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 Ceremony of Carols
  2. Rejoice in the Lamb
  3. Missa Brevis

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23 February 2020

 

 

  • 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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USA Tour Cancellation

Owing to the emergency restrictions in place during the current Coronavirus pandemic, St John’s College regrets that the Chapel Choir is unable to tour to the United States of America at this time.

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