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Ascendit Deus - Music for Ascensiontide & Pentecost / Clare College Choir

Ascendit Deus / Ross,Graham
Release Date: 03/10/2015 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 907623  
Composer:  Peter PhilipsRalph Vaughan WilliamsPatrick GowersBrett Dean,   ... 
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College ChoirDmitri Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Ascension and Pentecost are among the chief feasts of the Christian year. On Ascendit Deus, the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and The Dmitri Ensemble, both led by Graham Ross, explore the rich imagery of musical settings that span five centuries, including five world première recordings. This is the fourth album by the choir dedicated to the major periods of the Christian church calendar. Ascension and Pentecost are among the chief feasts of the Christian year. On Ascendit Deus, the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and The Dmitri Ensemble, both led by Graham Ross, explore the rich imagery of musical settings that span five centuries, including five world première recordings. This is the fourth album by the choir dedicated to the major periods of the Christian church calendar. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Cantiones sacrae, pro praecipuis festis totius anni et communi sanctorum: Ascendit Deus by Peter Philips
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1612; Brussels, Belgium 
2.
O clap your hands by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
3.
Viri Galilæi by Patrick Gowers
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
4.
Was It a Voice? by Brett Dean
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
5.
Let all the world in every corner sing by Nico Muhly
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
6.
Anthems (3), Op. 27: no 2, God is gone up by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
7.
Coelis ascendit hodie by Charles Villiers Stanford
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
8.
Mass for Double Chorus: Credo by Frank Martin
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
9.
Ascendo ad Patrem meum by Graham Ross
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
10.
Ascending into Heaven by Judith Weir
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; Scotland 
11.
Come, Holy Ghost by Jonathan Dean Harvey
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Written: 1984 
12.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 25, Whitsun Hymn "O blessed morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: Norway 
13.
The Apostles, Op. 49: The spirit of the Lord by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1903; England 
14.
God is gone up by Giles Swayne
Conductor:  Graham Ross
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Clare College Choir,  Dmitri Ensemble

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