Gloria: The Sacred Music of John Rutter [2005] by John Rutter | 40888051527 | CD | Barnes & Noble
Gloria: The Sacred Music of John Rutter [2005]

Gloria: The Sacred Music of John Rutter [2005]

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by John Rutter
     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
09/20/2005
Label:
Collegium
UPC:
0040888051527
catalogNumber:
515
Rank:
5627

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Tracks

  1. Gloria for chorus & brass ensemble  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  - Caroline Ashton  -  Cambridge Singers  - Mary Hitch  - Gary Kettel  - Gary Kettel  -  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble  - John Scott  - Mary Seers  - Philip Atkins  - Eric Allen  - Eric Allen
  2. All Things Bright and Beautiful for chorus & orchestra  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  - Cecil Frances Alexander  -  Cambridge Singers  - Simon Standage  -  City of London Sinfonia  - Philip Atkins
  3. Cantate Domino  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Philip Atkins
  4. O Clap Your Hands for chorus & orchestra  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Simon Standage  -  City of London Sinfonia  - Philip Atkins
  5. Wedding Canticle (Blessed are all they that fear the Lord), for flute, guitar & chorus  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Jane Mitchell  - Philip Atkins  - Stewart French
  6. The Lord Is My Shepherd for chorus & orchestra  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Quentin Poole  - Philip Atkins
  7. A Gaelic Blessing for chorus & orchestra  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Simon Standage  -  City of London Sinfonia  - Philip Atkins
  8. Hymn to the Creator of Light, for unaccompanied double choir  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  - Johann Wolfgang Franck  -  Cambridge Singers  - Lancelot Andrewes  - Alexander Whyte  - Philip Atkins
  9. Arise, Shine, anthem for choir & organ  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Philip Atkins  - Mark Williams
  10. Praise Ye the Lord for chorus & orchestra  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Simon Standage  -  City of London Sinfonia  - Philip Atkins
  11. For the Beauty of the Earth for chorus & orchestra  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Folliot Sandford Pierpoint  - Simon Standage  -  City of London Sinfonia  - Philip Atkins
  12. God Be in My Head, for chorus  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Philip Atkins
  13. Open Thou Mine Eyes for chorus  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Lancelot Andrewes  - Philip Atkins
  14. A Prayer of St. Patrick for chorus  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  - Cecil Frances Alexander  -  Cambridge Singers  - Philip Atkins
  15. The Lord Bless You and Keep You, for chorus & orchestra  - John Rutter  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Simon Standage  -  City of London Sinfonia  - Philip Atkins

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Gloria: The Sacred Music of John Rutter 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
John Rutter is probably the greatest contemporary composer of religious chorale music. From masses to simple prayers, his music resounds with clear and bright harmony.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Gloria is beautifully conceived, combining the great tradition of English choral music embodied by Vaughn Williams, Wilcox, Britten and Delius, with some jazz brass and percussion . The performance by the Cambridge singers is flawless as usual. This disc is also very well recorded and produced.
CaptainCaffeine More than 1 year ago
One of the most beautiful works of sacred choral music ever written, Rutter's "Gloria" takes the listener on a journey to the heavens of musical praise. From the majestic "Allegro Vivace", to the intimate "Andante" and finally to the climactic "Vivace," the listener hears new aspects to the work every time it's played. Not only is the choral arranngement magnificent, and flawlessly executed, but the brass, organ and percussion provides the perfect complement, not just an accompaniment, to the vocals. This recording is the next best thing to hearing it live. Stick it in your iPod, strap yourself in and enjoy the ride!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The brass & choral sound in the 1st & 3rd movement is absolutely wonderful on this recording....both joyful & exciting. Sandwiched in between is the 2nd movement, which I've always imagined listening to on a beach at night looking up at the stars - realizing how small you are and how infinite and mysterious God is. It portrays that feeling perfectly. Rutter is a genius, in larger works like the "Gloria" & in smaller works, like the anthems represented here. Enjoy!