Advent Live Vol. 2

The sublime Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge return with the second voluume in their Advent series – celebrating the advent season from within the Christian tradition; a season celebrated since at least the sixth century.

This splendid live recording, from within the Chapel of St. John’s College itself, features Christmas favourites, including Britten’s Deo Gracias from A Ceremony of Carols as well as gorgeous performances of lesser known works by modern composers including Jonathan Dove, Arvo Pärt and Paul Manz.

SKU: SIGCD661

Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge

Andrew Nethsingha Director


Release date: 27/11/20

Catalogue number: SIGCD661

Barcode: 635212066126

 

 

1. I am the day – Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
2. Bogoroditsye Dyevo – Arvo Pärt (b. 1935)
3. A Spotless Rose – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
4. A Prayer to St John the Baptist * – Cecilia McDowall (b. 1951)
5. Vox clara ecce intonat * – Gabriel Jackson (b. 1962)
6. The last and greatest Herald * – John McCabe (1939-2015)
7. Antiphons – Traditional
8. O Wisdom; O Adonai – Traditional
9. A tender shoot – Otto Goldschmidt (1829-1907)
10. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen – Hugo Distler (1908-1942)
11. Out of your sleep – Anthony Milner (1925-2002)
12. An introduction to ‘Hark, the glad sound’ & Hymn: Hark, the glad sound – Judith Bingham (b. 1952)
Tune: Bristol
13. There is no rose – Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994) 14. Antiphons – Traditional
15. O Root of Jesse; O Key of David – Traditional

16. Ach so laß von mir dich finden – Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
17. E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come – Paul Manz (1919-2009)
18. The Linden Tree Carol – Traditional, arr. Reginald Jacques (1894-1969)
19. Deo gracias – Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976) arr. Julius Harrison (1885 – 1963)
20. Einklang – Hugo Wolf (1860 – 1903)
21. Hymn: Lo! he comes with clouds decending Tune: Helmsley, Descant : Christopher Robinson (b. 1936)
22. Chorale Prelude ‘Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland’, BWV 661 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

* Commissioned for the College Choir

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