Twentieth Century Cathedral Music

Twentieth Century Cathedral Music
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Brian Runnett
Release date: 
January 1962
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
RG 340-ZRG 5340

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. Festival Te Deum (Britten)
  2. Let all mortal flesh (Bairstow)
  3. Like as the hart (Howells)
  4. Lord, thou hast been our refuge (Vaughan Williams)
  5. Jubilate in C (Britten)
  6. A Litany (Walton)
  7. Greater love hath no man (Ireland)
  8. They that put their trust (Orr)
  9. A Hymn to the Virgin (Britten)
  10. Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis - Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Tippett)

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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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Andrew Nethsingha discusses the significance of Tippett's St John's Service, a work which demonstrates a fresh, vivid and original take on the Evening Canticles. Read along whilst listening to Tippett's 'Magnificat' from the Choir's forthcoming album, now available on Spotify.

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