Music by Tallis and Weelkes

Music by Tallis and Weelkes
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Peter White
Release date: 
January 1960
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
RG 237-ZRG 5327

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. Alleluia, I heard a voice (Weelkes)
  2. Nunc Dimittis (9th Service) (Weelkes)
  3. Voluntary for Organ (Weelkes)
  4. Voluntary for Organ (Anon.)
  5. Give ear, O Lord (Weelkes)
  6. When David heard (Weelkes)
  7. Hosanna to the Son of David (Weelkes)
  8. Te Deum (for 5 voices) (Tallis)
  9. Iam lucis orto sidere (for organ) (Tallis)
  10. Clarifica me, pater (for organ) (Tallis)
  11. Fantasy (for organ) (Tallis)
  12. In jejunio et fletu (Tallis)
  13. Audivi vocem (Tallis)

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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.

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