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Sing, Precious Music: Five Centuries of Music at Magdalen ()

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composed by Bernard Rose, Grayston Ives, Haldane Campbell Stewart, J. Varley Roberts, James Whitbourn, John Harper, John Sheppard, John Stainer, Matthew Martin, Norman Cocker, Roderick Williams, Steven Griffin, Thomas Appleby, Thomas Tomkins, William Hayes

This release from the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford under director Mark Williams, bills itself as containing "Five Centuries of Music from Magdalen." Technically that's true; composers represented on the album date back to William Appleby, the first choirmaster (appointed 1539), and his successors, John Sheppard and Thomas Tomkins. William Hayes, an associate of Handel, shows up with a rather academic counterpoint exercise, and there's a big Victorian finale from John Stainer, but most of the music is contemporary, and, ...

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  1. We Wait for Thy Loving Kindness, O God, for chorus & organ
  2. Feast Song for St. Cecilia, for chorus
  3. A Hymn to St. Etheldreda, for chorus & organ
  4. Jesus refulsit omnium, for chorus
  5. Faithful Shepherd, for chorus & organ
  6. Magnificat
  7. King of Glory, King of Peace, for chorus
  8. Almighty and Everlasting God, Which Hatest Nothing, for chorus & organ
  9. Set Me as a Seal, for chorus & organ
  10. Seek Ye the Lord, for chorus & organ
  11. This is the work of Christ, for chorus & piano
  12. Salve regina, for chorus
  13. Tuba Tune for organ
  14. Lord, thou hast been our refuge, for chorus & continuo
  15. Paschal Kyrie, for 6 voices
  16. I Saw the Lord, anthem for chorus & organ
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Sing, Precious Music: Five Centuries of Music at Magdalen
2020, Opus Arte

UPC: 809478090465


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