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Great Choral Classics From King's - Allegri, Tallis, Et Al


Release Date: 06/09/1998 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 452949   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gregorio AllegriThomas TallisGiovanni PalestrinaGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Roy GoodmanJohn LangdonThurston DartKenneth Heath,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College ChoirCambridge University Music SocietyEnglish Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Performer:  Roy Goodman (Treble)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
Language: Latin 
2. Spem in alium by Thomas Tallis
Performer:  John Langdon (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge University Music Society,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: after 1559; England 
Language: Latin 
3. Stabat Mater a 8 by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Language: Latin 
4. Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Thurston Dart (Harpsichord), John Langdon (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
5. Coronation Anthems (4): no 2, HWV 259 "Let thy hand be strengthened" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Thurston Dart (Harpsichord), John Langdon (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
6. Coronation Anthems (4): no 3, HWV 260 "The king shall rejoice" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Thurston Dart (Harpsichord), John Langdon (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
7. Coronation Anthems (4): no 4, HWV 261 "My heart is inditing" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Thurston Dart (Harpsichord), John Langdon (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
8. Gloria in D major, RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Kenneth Heath (Cello), Roger Lord (Oboe), John Langdon (Organ),
Sir Andrew Davis (Harpsichord), Dame Janet Baker (Alto), Elizabeth Vaughan (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
9. Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bernard Richards (Cello), Francis Baines (Double Bass), Simon Preston (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
10. This is the record of John by Orlando Gibbons
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacobean Viol Consort,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
11. Sancte Deus, sancte fortis by Thomas Tallis
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
12. Gradualia, Volume 1: Part 2 - Ave verum corpus by William Byrd
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1605; England 

Sound Samples

Miserere
Stabat Mater (8vv)
Spem in alium
Sancte Deus
Ave verum corpus
Gloria in D, R.589: Gloria in Excelsis
Gloria in D, R.589: Et in terra pax
Gloria in D, R.589: Laudamus Te
Gloria in D, R.589: Gratias Agimus Tibi
Gloria in D, R.589: Propter Magnam Gloriam
Gloria in D, R.589: Domine Deus
Gloria in D, R.589: Domine Fili unigenite
Gloria in D, R.589: Domine Deus, Agnus Dei
Gloria in D, R.589: Qui tollis
Gloria in D, R.589: Qui sedes ad dexteram
Gloria in D, R.589: Quoniam tu solus sanctus
Gloria in D, R.589: Cum sancto spiritu
Verse Anthem: This is the Record of John St. John, I, vv. 19-23
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorale: Jesu, priceless treasure,
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorus: So there is now no condemnation
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorale: In Thine arm I rest me
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Trio: Thus then, the law of the Spirit of life
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorus: Death, I do not fear thee
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorus: Ye are not of the flesh, but of the Spirit
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorale: Hence with earthly treasure
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Trio: If therefore Christ abide in you
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorale: Fare thee well that errest,
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorus: If by his Spirit God
Jesu meine Freude Motet, BWV 227 - Sung in English. Translation adapted from N. Bartholomew: Chorale: Hence all fears and sadness
Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No.1, HWV 258)
My Heart is Inditing (Coronation Anthem No.4, HWV 261): My heart is inditing
My Heart is Inditing (Coronation Anthem No.4, HWV 261): King's daughters were among thy honorable women
My Heart is Inditing (Coronation Anthem No.4, HWV 261): Upon thy right hand
My Heart is Inditing (Coronation Anthem No.4, HWV 261): Kings shall be thy nursing fathers
Let Thy Hand be Strengthened (Coronation Anthem No.2, HWV 259): Let thy hand be strengthened
Let Thy Hand be Strengthened (Coronation Anthem No.2, HWV 259): Let justice and judgement
Let Thy Hand be Strengthened (Coronation Anthem No.2, HWV 259): Alleluja!
The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260): 1. Introduction - The King shall rejoice
The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260): 2. Exceeding glad shall he be
The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260): 3. Glory and worship hast thou laid
The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260): 4. Alleluja

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