Winchester Cathedral Choir

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Active: 1079 - ; Winchester, England
There are at least three choral groups identified collectively as the "Winchester Cathedral Choir." All are based at the Cathedral in Winchester, construction on which was begun in 1079 and serves as the mother church to one of the oldest dioceses in England. Though heavily damaged in the reforms under Henry VII in the late 1530s, over time the Cathedral has been rebuilt. The choirs perform three to four services a day, six days a week. The main Read more choir consists of 22 boys who are boarders at Pilgrim's School. Service until age 13 in the Winchester Cathedral Choir usually leads to a college scholarship elsewhere. An adult choir consisting of 12 professional Lay Clerks supports the chorus of 22 boys. Since 1999, there has been a second, 20-voice choir made up of girls that performs one service a week and they, too, are backed by the adult choir. Although no specific date is applied to the age of the Winchester Cathedral Choir, it is assumed that worship in music has been a part of the Cathedral's services since its inception. Read less

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Composers

Biography

Active: 1079 - ; Winchester, England
There are at least three choral groups identified collectively as the "Winchester Cathedral Choir." All are based at the Cathedral in Winchester, construction on which was begun in 1079 and serves as the mother church to one of the oldest dioceses in England. Though heavily damaged in the reforms under Henry VII in the late 1530s, over time the Cathedral has been rebuilt. The choirs perform three to four services a day, six days a week. The main Read more
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I was in the Spirit
And I saw Heaven opened
And I saw an Angel standing in the Sun
Babylon the great is fallen
Rejoice over her O Heavens
And I saw a new Heaven
Therefore are they before the throne of God
And I saw a pure river
Holy, Holy, Holy
Heaven and earth are full of Thy glory
Handel: Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No.1, HWV 258)
Handel: Let Thy Hand be Strengthened (Coronation Anthem No.2, HWV 259) - Let thy hand be strengthened
Handel: Let Thy Hand be Strengthened (Coronation Anthem No.2, HWV 259) - Let justice and judgement
Handel: Let Thy Hand be Strengthened (Coronation Anthem No.2, HWV 259) - Alleluja!
Handel: The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260) - 1. Introduction - The King shall rejoice
Handel: The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260) - 2. Exceeding glad shall he be
Handel: The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260) - 3. Glory and worship hast thou laid
Handel: The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3, HWV 260) - 4. Alleluja
Handel: My Heart is Inditing (Coronation Anthem No.4, HWV 261) - My heart is inditing
Handel: My Heart is Inditing (Coronation Anthem No.4, HWV 261) - King's daughters were among thy honorable women
Handel: My Heart is Inditing (Coronation Anthem No.4, HWV 261) - Upon thy right hand
Handel: My Heart is Inditing (Coronation Anthem No.4, HWV 261) - Kings shall be thy nursing fathers
Handel: Anthem For the Foundling Hospital, HWV 268 - "Blessed Are They That Considereth The Poor"
Handel: Anthem For the Foundling Hospital, HWV 268 - "Blessed Are They...They Deliver The Poor"
Handel: Anthem For the Foundling Hospital, HWV 268 - "O God Who From the Suckling's Mouth"
Handel: Anthem For the Foundling Hospital, HWV 268 - "The Charitable Shall Be Had"
Handel: Anthem For the Foundling Hospital, HWV 268 - "Comfort Them, O Lord"
Handel: Anthem For the Foundling Hospital, HWV 268 - "The People Will Tell Of Their Wisdom"
Handel: Anthem For the Foundling Hospital, HWV 268 - "Hallelujah!"
Mozart: Mass in C, K.317 "Coronation" - 1. Kyrie
Mozart: Mass in C, K.317 "Coronation" - 2. Gloria
Mozart: Mass in C, K.317 "Coronation" - 3. Credo
Mozart: Mass in C, K.317 "Coronation" - 4. Sanctus
Mozart: Mass in C, K.317 "Coronation" - 5. Benedictus
Mozart: Mass in C, K.317 "Coronation" - 6. Agnus Dei
Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339 - 1. Dixit Dominus Domino meo (Ps. 109/110)
Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339 - 2. Confitebor tibi, Domine (Ps. 110/111)
Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339 - 3. Beatus vir qui timet Dominum (Ps. 111/112)
Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339 - 4. Laudate pueri Dominum (Ps. 112/113)
Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339 - 5. Laudate Dominum omnes gentes (Ps. 116/117)
Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339 - 6. Magnificat anima mea (Luc. 1:46-55)


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