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Britten: Saint Nicolas

Britten / Kennedy / Britten Sinfonia / Cleobury
Release Date: 11/12/2013 
Label:  King's College Choir   Catalog #: 3   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Stephen CleoburyAndrew KennedyWilliam HirtzelAlexander [Treble Vocal] Banwell,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Saint Nicolas, Op. 42 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Andrew Kennedy ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; England 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 95 Minutes 54 Secs. 
2.
Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  William Hirtzel (Treble), Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Alexander [Treble Vocal] Banwell (Treble),
Ruairi [Tenor Vocal] Bowen (), Daniel [Bass Vocal] d'Souza (), Andrew Kennedy ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 10 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3.
Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Ruairi [Tenor Vocal] Bowen (), Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Andrew Kennedy (),
Simon Chambers (), Ben Lau (Organ), Willie Crane (Treble)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1943; United Kingdom 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 16 Minutes 24 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Saint Nicolas: I. Introduction
Saint Nicolas: II. The Birth of Nicolas
Saint Nicolas: III. Nicolas devotes himself to God
Saint Nicolas: IV. He journeys to Palestine
Saint Nicolas: V. Nicolas comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop
Saint Nicolas: VI. Nicolas from Prison
Saint Nicolas: VII. Nicolas and the Pickled Boys
Saint Nicolas: VIII. His piety and marvellous works
Saint Nicolas: IX. The Death of Nicolas
Hymn to Saint Cecilia
Rejoice in the Lamb

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