Music for the Chapel Royal

Music for the Chapel Royal

Music for the Chapel Royal
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Brian Runnett
Release date: 
January 1964
Featuring: 
  • Inia te Wiata (Bass)
  • Christopher Keyte (Bass)
  • Christopher Bevan (Baritone)
  • Wilfred Brown (Tenor)
  • Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Charles Brett (Alto)
  • Roger Parker (Treble)
  • The Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields (Neville Marriner)
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
RG 444-ZRG 5444

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. They that go down to the sea in ships (Purcell)
  2. Jehovah, quam multi sunt hostes (Purcell)
  3. My beloved spake (Purcell)
  4. O sing unto the Lord (Purcell)
  5. Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry (Purcell)
  6. Who hath believe our report? (Purcell)

Reviews

Stylishly sung and played, and recorded with attractive warmth and freshness

The Observer (21st February 1965)

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