Anthems From King's College Choir Cambridge

Anthems From King's College Choir Cambridge

     
 

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Slated to coincide with the 50th anniversary jubilee of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and situated in the chapel of King's College, Cambridge -- the home of so much beloved English choral music over the decades, with its soaring spires and vaulted ceilings exuding old English romanticism -- Anthems from King's features The Choir of King's CollegeSee more details below

Overview

Slated to coincide with the 50th anniversary jubilee of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and situated in the chapel of King's College, Cambridge -- the home of so much beloved English choral music over the decades, with its soaring spires and vaulted ceilings exuding old English romanticism -- Anthems from King's features The Choir of King's College performing 13 timeless hymns. The pieces that are sung include: "Hail, Gladdening Light" by Charles Wood, "I Was Glad" by Hubert Parry, "Greater Love Hath No Man" by John Ireland, "Bring Us, O' Lord God" and "Faire is the Heaven" by William H. Harris, "And I Saw a New Heaven" by Edgar Bainton, "Like as the Hart" by Herbert Howells, "Gloria in Excelsis" and " Beati quorum via" by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, "Evening Hymn" by Balfour Gardiner, "God be in my Head" by Walford Davies, "Vox dicentis clama" by Edward Naylor, and "Let all the World" by Ralph Vaughan Williams. All hymns are accompanied by the 17th century chapel organ, played alternately by organists Daniel Hyde and Ashley Grote.

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Product Details

Release Date:
06/18/2002
UPC:
0809478000259
Original Release:
2001
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Pan & Scan]
Sound:
[stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:32:00

Special Features

The King's Choristers; Illustrated booklet in three languages; Multi-angle feature

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Hail, Gladdening Light: Charles Wood [3:19]
2. Greater Love Hath No Man: John Ireland [5:39]
3. I Was Glad: C. Hubert H. Parry [5:35]
4. Bring Us, O Lord God: William H. Harris [3:58]
5. And I Saw a New Heaven: Edgar L. Bainton [5:26]
6. Like As the Hart: Herbert Howells [5:47]
7. Gloria in Excelsis: C.V. Stanford [5:33]
8. Evening Hymn: H. Balfour Gardiner [5:53]
9. Beati Quorum Via: C.V. Stanford [3:43]
10. God Be in My Head: H. Walford Davies [1:42]
11. Voxdicentis: Clama: E.W. Naylor [9:03]
12. Faire is the Heaven: William H. Harris [5:23]
13. Let All the World: R. Vaughan Williams [4:26]

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