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Howells: Choral Works / Spicer, Bicket, Et Al


Release Date: 07/25/2006 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 24134   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Herbert Howells
Performer:  Andrew LumsdenSophie DanemanAndrew WickensCarys-Anne Lane,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 38 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) for choir by Herbert Howells. Ensemble: Finzi Singers. Conductor: Paul Spicer. Soloists: Harry Bicket, Andrew Lumsden. Includes work(s) for choir by Herbert Howells. Ensemble: Finzi Singers. Conductor: Paul Spicer. Soloists: Harry Bicket, Andrew Lumsden. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Te Deum laudamus by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Andrew Lumsden (Organ), Sophie Daneman (Soprano), Andrew Wickens (Countertenor),
Carys-Anne Lane (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 10 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Even such is time by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. The summer is coming by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Carys-Anne Lane (Soprano), Anna Crookes (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 7 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Nunc dimittis for unaccompanied choir by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Rachel Wheatley (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
5. House of the Mind by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Harry Bicket (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 10 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. In youth is pleasure by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. Before me, careless lying by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Salve Regina by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Marianne Cotterill (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9. Mass in the Dorian Mode by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Nicholas Gedge (Bass Baritone), William Purefoy (Countertenor), Simon Preece (Bass),
Andrew Carwood (Tenor), Rachel Wheatley (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 22 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Greek and Latin. 
10. Motets (3): no 1, God is gone up by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Andrew Lumsden (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1958; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus by Herbert Howells
Performer:  James Oxley (Tenor)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 9 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: England (1918 - 1920). 
12. Sweetest of sweets by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Andrew Carwood (Tenor), Nicola-Jane Kemp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. Haec dies by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
14. Regina caeli by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
15. Long, long ago by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
16. Sequence for St Michael by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Harry Bicket (Organ), Susan Gritton (Soprano), Mark Milhofer (Tenor)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 12 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
17. Antiphon by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
18. Requiem by Herbert Howells
Performer:  John Bernays (Baritone), William Missin (Countertenor), Nicholas Hadleigh-Wilson (Tenor),
Susan Gritton (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
Length: 21 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in English and Latin. 
19. Take him, earth, for cherishing by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Carys-Anne Lane (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
20. Thee will I love by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Andrew Lumsden (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Te Deum
Even Such is Time
The summer is coming
Nunc dimittis
The House of the Mind
In youth is pleasure
Before me, careless, lying
4 Anthems to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Op. 9: No. 4. Salve Regina
Missa Sine Nomine, "Mass in the Dorian Mode": Kyrie
Missa Sine Nomine, "Mass in the Dorian Mode": Gloria
Missa Sine Nomine, "Mass in the Dorian Mode": Credo
Missa Sine Nomine, "Mass in the Dorian Mode": Sanctus
Missa Sine Nomine, "Mass in the Dorian Mode": Benedictus
Missa Sine Nomine, "Mass in the Dorian Mode": Osanna
Missa Sine Nomine, "Mass in the Dorian Mode": Agnus Dei I
Missa Sine Nomine, "Mass in the Dorian Mode": Agnus Dei II
God is gone up
Here is the little door
Sing Lullaby
A Spotless Rose
Sweetest of sweets
Haec Dies
4 Anthems to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Op. 9: Regina coeli
Long, Long ago
A Sequence for St. Michael
Antiphon
Requiem: Salvatore mundi
Requiem: Psalm 23, "The Lord is my shepherd"
Requiem: aeternam I
Requiem: Psalm 121, "I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills"
Requiem: aeternam II
Requiem: I heard a voice from heaven
Take him, earth, for cherishing
Thee will I love

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