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Anniversary Series - Choral Collection

Choral Collection / Various (Aniv)
Release Date: 11/27/2012 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 304  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachFrancis PoulencEric WhitacreRobert Chilcott,   ... 
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas
Conductor:  Nigel ShortRobert ChilcottJoseph CullenJames Vivian,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8TenebraeKing's Singers,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

2012 marks the 15th anniversary of the first release from the leading independent classical label Signum Records. Beginning life as an early music specialist (with a landmark release of the Complete Works of Thomas Tallis with Chapelle du Roi), Signum has grown since 1997 to a catalogue of over 300 releases across a wide range of genres.

In this A Cappella collection, you can hear a wide rage of works by The King's Singers, The Swingle Singers, BBC Singers, Tenebrae, Voces8 and many more all on one disc - all selected from titles across the Signum catalogue.
2012 marks the 15th anniversary of the first release from the leading independent classical label Signum Records. Beginning life as an early music specialist (with a landmark release of the Complete Works of Thomas Tallis with Chapelle du Roi), Signum has grown since 1997 to a catalogue of over 300 releases across a wide range of genres.

In this A Cappella collection, you can hear a wide rage of works by The King's Singers, The Swingle Singers, BBC Singers, Tenebrae, Voces8 and many more all on one disc - all selected from titles across the Signum catalogue. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1723-1729; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
Mass in G major: Sanctus by Francis Poulenc
Conductor:  Nigel Short
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tenebrae
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; France 
3.
Lux aurumque by Eric Whitacre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; USA 
4.
The lily and the rose by Robert Chilcott
Conductor:  Robert Chilcott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sirens
Period: 20th Century 
5.
The Crucifixion: God so loved the world by John Stainer
Conductor:  Joseph Cullen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
6.
Chichester Psalms: no 1, Urah, haneval, v'chinor by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  James Vivian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
7.
Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Conductor:  Nigel Short
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tenebrae
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
8.
They are at Rest by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; England 
9.
Spem in alium by Thomas Tallis
Conductor:  Alistair Dixon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chapelle du Roi
Period: Renaissance 
Written: after 1559; England 
10.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: Nunc dimittis by Geoffrey Burgon
Conductor:  Benjamin Nicholas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey School Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; England 
11.
Shared Ground: Lost by Alec Roth
Conductor:  Jeffrey Skidmore
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ex Cathedra
12.
Song of Songs: Love's Promise by Patrick Hawes
Performer:  Elin Manahan Thomas (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Coventus
13.
Mass for Double Choir: Sanctus by Frank Martin
Conductor:  Jeremy Backhouse
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vasari Singers
Period: Modern 
Written: 1922-1926; Switzerland 
14.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Huddersfield Choral Society
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Notes: Arranger: Mozart. 
15.
Over the Sea to Skye by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Singers
Written: 1956 
16.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Dona nobis pacem by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Ralph Allwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rodolfus Choir,  Southern Sinfonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 

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