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Tippett: Choral Works / Spicer, The Finzi Singers


Release Date: 02/28/1995 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9265   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Michael Tippett
Performer:  Mhairi LawsonMatthew BrookRobert BurtSusannah Spicer,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: City of London School 30-31 May 1994 Producer(s) Richard Lee Sound Engineer(s) Peter Newble Recorded in: City of London School 30-31 May 1994 Producer(s) Richard Lee Sound Engineer(s) Peter Newble Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Songs (4) from the British Isles by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Language: English 
2.
A child of our time: Negro Spirituals (5) by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Mhairi Lawson (Soprano), Matthew Brook (Bass), Robert Burt (Tenor),
Susannah Spicer (Alto)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Language: English 
3.
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis "Evening canticles" by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Andrew Lumsden (Organ), Carys-Anne Lane (Soprano), Nicholas Hurndall Smith (Tenor),
William Purefoy (Countertenor), Michael McCarthy (Bass)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
4.
Dance, clarion Air by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Paul Badley (Tenor), Michael McCarthy (Bass), Susannah Spicer (Alto),
Anna Crookes (Soprano), Lindsay Wagstaff (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
5.
Plebs angelica by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
6.
Madrigals (2): The Windhover by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
7.
Madrigals (2): The Source by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
8.
Weeping babe by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Rachel Wheatley (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
9.
Lullaby by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Andrew Carwood (Tenor), Nicholas Hurndall Smith (Tenor), Matthew Brook (Bass),
Richard Roberts (Countertenor), Anna Crookes (Soprano), Carys-Anne Lane (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; England 

Sound Samples

Dance, Clarion Air
Plebs Angelica
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: Magnificat
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: Nunc dimittis
2 Madrigals: No. 2. The Windhover
The Weeping Babe
2 Madrigals: No. 1. The Source
4 Songs from the British Isles: No. 1. Early One Morning [England]
4 Songs from the British Isles: No. 2. Lilliburlero [Ireland]
4 Songs from the British Isles: No. 3. Poortith cauld [Scotland]
4 Songs from the British Isles: No. 4. Gwenllian [Wales]
Lullaby
5 Negro Spirituals (from A Child of our Time): No. 1. Steal away
5 Negro Spirituals (from A Child of our Time): No. 2. Nobody knows
5 Negro Spirituals (from A Child of our Time): No. 3. Go down, Moses
5 Negro Spirituals (from A Child of our Time): No. 4. By and by
5 Negro Spirituals (from A Child of our Time): No. 5. Deep river

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