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A Knight's Progress / Roger Sayer, Temple Church Choir


Release Date: 03/10/2015 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 410   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Hubert ParrySir William WaltonNico MuhlyJohn Tavener,   ... 
Performer:  Greg Morris
Conductor:  Roger Sayer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Temple Church Choir gives the premiere recording of Nico Muhly’s Our present Charter, a brand new four-movement work commissioned by the choir to celebrate 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta. Directed by Roger Sayer and featuring organist Greg Morris, the album also features choral works by Parry, Vaughan Williams, Walton, Bairstow, Tavener and Haydn. The Temple Church Choir gives the premiere recording of Nico Muhly’s Our present Charter, a brand new four-movement work commissioned by the choir to celebrate 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta. Directed by Roger Sayer and featuring organist Greg Morris, the album also features choral works by Parry, Vaughan Williams, Walton, Bairstow, Tavener and Haydn. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
I was glad by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  Greg Morris (Organ)
Conductor:  Roger Sayer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; England 
2.
The Twelve by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Roger Sayer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; England 
3.
Our present Charter by Nico Muhly
Conductor:  Roger Sayer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
4.
The Veil of the Temple: Mother of God, Here I stand by John Tavener
Conductor:  Roger Sayer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
5.
Valiant for truth by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Roger Sayer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
6.
Blessed city, heavenly Salem by Edward Bairstow
Conductor:  Roger Sayer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; England 
7.
Te Deum in C major, H 23c no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Greg Morris (Organ)
Conductor:  Roger Sayer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Temple Church Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1800; Vienna, Austria 

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