Music by Palestrina and his successors

The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Adrian Lucas
Release date: 
January 1983
Record label: 
Meridian
Catalogue number: 
Meridian E 4577069
Track list
  1. Exultate Deo (Palestrina)
  2. O mors illa (Frescobaldi)
  3. Omnes gentes plaudite manibus (Orgas)
  4. Assumpta est Maria (Allegri)
  5. Ego dormio (Quagliati)
  6. Gaude Virgo (Agazzari)
  7. Cogitavi dies antiquos (Antonelli)
  8. In convertendo (Landi)
  9. Jubilemus in arca Domini Dei (Anerio)
  10. Pange Lingua (Palestrina)

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This service was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 6th March 2019. Music includes Gregorio Allegri's Miserere Mei, Deus, and William Byrd's Ne Irascaris, Domine

Latest news

The President of St John’s College – Dr Frank Salmon, FSA – has written programme notes for the Choir’s new recording, Locus Iste, telling the story of our College Chapel. The recording marks the 150th anniversary of the Chapel’s Consecration.

In the first part of these serialised notes, Dr Salmon explains how our current College Chapel came to be built.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer