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The Evening Hour: British Choral Music from the 16th & 20th Centuries / Williams


Release Date: 04/08/2016 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 446   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Philip RadcliffeEdward BairstowJohn SheppardRichard R. Bennett,   ... 
Performer:  Benjamin MorrisBertie BaigentHannah [Soprano Vocal] WoodhouseJaliya Senanayake,   ... 
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

All of the pieces chosen for this new release center around the theme of evening time. Mark Williams and his Choir of Jesus College Cambridge have released four prior albums with Signum, all of which have gained critical praise. The programme of this album blends ancient and modern, featuring works from Thomas Tallis, William Harris, Gustav Holst, and many more. All of the pieces chosen for this new release center around the theme of evening time. Mark Williams and his Choir of Jesus College Cambridge have released four prior albums with Signum, all of which have gained critical praise. The programme of this album blends ancient and modern, featuring works from Thomas Tallis, William Harris, Gustav Holst, and many more. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
God be in my head by Philip Radcliffe
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2.
Save us, O Lord by Edward Bairstow
Performer:  Benjamin Morris (Organ)
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
3.
In manus tuas Domine by John Sheppard
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
4.
A Song at Evening, for voice & piano by Richard R. Bennett
Performer:  Bertie Baigent (Organ)
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
5.
Miserere mihi, Domine by William Byrd
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1575; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
6.
Creator of the Stars of Night, for chorus & organ by Gabriel Jackson
Performer:  Hannah [Soprano Vocal] Woodhouse (), Benjamin Morris (Organ)
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2000 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
7.
The Lord is my Shepherd, Op. 91 no 1 by Lennox Berkeley
Performer:  Bertie Baigent (Organ)
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
8.
Evening Hymn for chorus & organ by Henry Balfour Gardiner
Performer:  Bertie Baigent (Organ)
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1910 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
9.
Behold, thou hast made my days by Orlando Gibbons
Performer:  Jaliya Senanayake (), Benjamin Morris (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
10.
The Evening-watch, Op. 43 no 1/H 159 by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Jake [Tenor Vocal] Dyble ()
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
11.
Bring us, O Lord by William Henry Harris
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1959; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
12.
In pace by John Blitheman
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
13.
Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (3) for organ: No. 3, Evening Prayers by Philip Moore
Performer:  Sapphire [Soprano Vocal] Armitage (), Max [Bass Vocal] Cockerill ()
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
14.
Miserere nostri by Thomas Tallis
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: Renaissance 
Written: after 1559; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
15.
Blessed city, heavenly Salem by Edward Bairstow
Performer:  Jamie Wilkinson (Voice), Eleanor Hussey (Voice), Gus Richards (Voice),
Kierean Hazell-Luttman (Voice), Benjamin Morris (Organ), Julia Sinclair (Voice),
James Patterson (Voice), Theo Amies (Voice)
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
16.
Christe, qui lux es et dies by Bert Whyte
Performer:  Charlotte [Soprano Vocal] Barrett-Hague ()
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
17.
The Lord's Prayer by John Tavener
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  Chapel of Jesus College Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 

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