The Sound of St John's

The sound of St John's
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Alexander Martin
Release date: 
January 1991
Featuring: 
  • Andrew Carwood (Tenor)
Record label: 
Nimbus
Catalogue number: 
Nimbus NI 5335
Track list
  1. Psalm 112–Beatus Vir (Langlais)
  2. Songs of Zion (Robin Orr)
  3. (i) Be gracious to me, O God
  4. (ii) By the rivers of Babylon
  5. (iii) Sing to the Lord a new song
  6. (iv) Blessed by the Lord God of Israel
  7. Magnificat and Nunc dimittis–Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Tippett)
  8. A Sequence for Saint Michael (Howells)
  9. Requiem (Howells)
  10. Three Advent Carols (Hoddinott)
  11. (i) The Holy Son of God
  12. (ii) The Coming of the Lord
  13. (iii) Saviour of the nations
  14. Magnificat and Nunc dimittis–Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Howells)

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  • 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.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer