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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 by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; 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 

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