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Ascribe unto the Lord: Sacred Choral Works by Samuel Sebastian Wesley ()

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composed by Samuel Sebastian Wesley

A highpoint in Anglican church music of the mid-19th century, the choral works of Samuel Sebastian Wesley also provide evidence that he is one of the handful of composers in England's history who deserves a full revival. His anthems reflect his personal individuality (which frequently brought him into conflict with clergy), and they are unusual for the period because they show more expressive power, harmonic ingenuity, and formal sophistication than was expected at the time. This album by Andrew Nethsingha and the Choir of ...

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  1. Blessed Be the God and Father, for chorus & organ
  2. Wash Me Thoroughly from My Wickedness, for chorus & organ
  3. Ascribe Unto the Lord, for chorus & organ
  4. Work(s): Psalm 42 "Like as the hart desireth the water-brooks" / Psalm 43 "Give sentence with me, O God"
  5. Magnificat anima mea
  6. Nunc dimittis
  7. The Wilderness and the Solitary Place, for chorus & organ
  8. Larghetto for organ in F minor
  9. O Give Thanks Unto the Lord for chorus & organ
  10. O Thou Who Camest from Above (Hereford), for chorus & organ
  11. Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace, for chorus & organ
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Ascribe unto the Lord: Sacred Choral Works by Samuel Sebastian Wesley
2013, Chandos

UPC: 095115175125

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