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Mendelssohn: Church Music / Robinson, St. John's Choir


Release Date: 01/27/1998 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 5529   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter DavisPeter MortonMartin PeckAlison Atkinson
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (4/98, p.65) - Performance: 3 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "...The singing is beautifully blended and tuned, and the recording is full and vibrant....There are excellent booklet notes by Geraint Lewis..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (4/98, p.65) - Performance: 3 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "...The singing is beautifully blended and tuned, and the recording is full and vibrant....There are excellent booklet notes by Geraint Lewis..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sacred Pieces (3), Op. 23 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
2.
Hear my prayer: O, for the wings of a dove by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Morton (Treble), Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
3.
Psalms (3), Op. 78: no 3, Psalm 22 "Warum hast du mich verlassen" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
4.
Psalms (3), Op. 78: no 2, Psalm 43 "Richte mich, Gott" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
5.
Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen über dir by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Soden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
6.
Kyrie eleison by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
7.
Die deutsche Liturgie: Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
8.
Heilig, heilig ist Gott, der Herr Zebaoth by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
9.
Responsorium et Hymnus, Op. 121 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Martin Peck (Double Bass), Peter Davis (Organ), Alison Atkinson (Cello)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 
10.
Hymn, Op. 96 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Davis (Organ), Peter Morton (Treble)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Chapel, St. John's College, Cambridge 

Sound Samples

For He shall give His angels, Elijah - Psalm 91
Hear my prayer - Psalm 55
O for the wings of a dove - Psalm 55
Richte mich, Gott - Op. 78, No. 2
Mein Gott, warum hast du mich verlassen ? - Op. 78 No. 3
Kyrie eleison
Ehre sei Got in der Höhe
Heilig, heilig ist Gott, der Herr Zebaoth
Vespergesang, Op. 121: Adspice Domine de sede sancta tua
Vespergesang, Op. 121: Aperi oculos tuos
Vespergesang, Op. 121: Qui regis Israel
Vespergesang, Op. 121: Aperi oculos tuos
Vespergesang, Op. 121: O lux beata trinitas
Geistliches Lied
Three Sacred Pieces, Op. 23 - I. Aus tiefer not: Choral 'Aus tiefer Not shrei' ich zu dir'
Three Sacred Pieces, Op. 23 - I. Aus tiefer not: Fuge 'Aus tiefer Not screi' ich zu dir'
Three Sacred Pieces, Op. 23 - I. Aus tiefer not: Arie mit Chor 'Bei dir gilt nichts denn Gnad und Gunst'
Three Sacred Pieces, Op. 23 - I. Aus tiefer not: Choral 'Und ob es währt bis in die Nacht'
Three Sacred Pieces, Op. 23 - I. Aus tiefer not: Choral 'Ob bei uns ist der Sünden viel'
Three Sacred Pieces, Op. 23 - II. Ave Maria
Three Sacred Pieces, Op. 23 - III. Mitten wir im Leben sind

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