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The Evening Hour: British Choral Music from the 16th and 20th Centuries ()

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composed by Bert Whyte, Edward Bairstow, Gabriel Jackson, Gustav Holst, Henry Balfour Gardiner, John Blitheman, John Sheppard, John Tavener, Lennox Berkeley, Orlando Gibbons, Philip Moore, Philip Radcliffe, Richard Rodney Bennett, Thomas Tallis, William Byrd

This program of mixed Renaissance and 20th century British choral music is similar in terms of repertoire to those of many other British cathedral choir releases, yet there are aspects that set it apart from the common run. First and foremost is the organization of the program around the evening hour. This may entail several types of music: pieces for evening liturgies as well as those more generally touching on the evening of a day or of a life. But the program maintains a consistent tone throughout: it is calm, devotional ...

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  1. God be in my head
  2. Save Us, O Lord, anthem for chorus & organ
  3. In manus tuas, for chorus
  4. A Song at Evening, for voice & piano
  5. Miserere mihi, Domine, motet for 6 voices (SAATTB)
  6. Creator of the Stars of Night, for chorus & organ
  7. The Lord Is My Shepherd, for treble soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 91/1
  8. Christe, qui lux es et dies
  9. Evening Hymn for chorus & organ
  10. Behold, thou hast made my days, anthem for voices
  11. The Evening-watch, for chorus, Op. 43/1, H. 159
  12. The Lord's Prayer, for chorus (1999)
  13. Bring Us, O Lord God, for chorus
  14. In pace
  15. Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (3) for organ: No. 3, Evening Prayers
  16. Miserere nostri, motet for 7 voices, P. 207
  17. Blessed City, Heavenly Salem for chorus & orchestra/organ
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The Evening Hour: British Choral Music from the 16th and 20th Centuries
2016, Signum Classics

UPC: 635212044629


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