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Stanford: Sacred Choral Music Vol 3 / Hill, Farr, Et Al


Release Date: 06/09/1998 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66974   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen FarrChristopher Monks
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'My congratulations on a very fine achievement' (Classic CD) 'Hill and the Winchester Choir are superb. The choral tone is luscious, the discipline outstanding, the recording capture the sumptuous acoustics of the cathedral without blurring the musical details, and the performances are vivid and exciting yet carefully nuanced' (American Record Guide) 'Superb performances, supremely fine singing, magnificently directed. A delight for Stanford lovers' (Organists' Review) 'My congratulations on a very fine achievement' (Classic CD) 'Hill and the Winchester Choir are superb. The choral tone is luscious, the discipline outstanding, the recording capture the sumptuous acoustics of the cathedral without blurring the musical details, and the performances are vivid and exciting yet carefully nuanced' (American Record Guide) 'Superb performances, supremely fine singing, magnificently directed. A delight for Stanford lovers' (Organists' Review) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
For lo, I raise up, Op. 145 by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 
2.
Magnificat in B flat major, Op. 164 by Charles Villiers Stanford
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; England 
3.
Festal Communion Service in B flat major, Op. 128: Gloria in excelsis by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
4.
How beauteous are their feet by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1923; England 
5.
St. Patrick's Breastplate by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1913; England 
6.
Motets (3), Op. 135: no 2, Eternal Father by Charles Villiers Stanford
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 
7.
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem, Op. 123 by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; England 
8.
Services in C major, Op. 115 by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; England 
9.
Lighten our darkness by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Christopher Monks (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; England 
10.
Motets (3), Op. 135: no 3, Glorious and powerful God by Charles Villiers Stanford
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; England 

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