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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12 July 2019

 

Introit: Howells A Hymn for St Cecilia
Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
Psalm 139 vv. 1–18, 23–24 (Skeats)
Stanford in C
Tavener: The Lord’s Prayer
Parry: Hear my words, ye people
Hymn 408(i)
Voluntary: Parry Fantasia and Fugue in G

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