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Stanford: Sacred Choral Music Vol 2 / Hill, Winchester Choir


Release Date: 03/10/1998 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66965   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Kenan BurrowsStephen FarrDonald SweeneyWilliam Kendall,   ... 
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Followers of this repertoire should certainly not hesitate' (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) 'This disc is a real gem' (Cathedral Music) 'Exemplary performances' (American Record Guide) 'Followers of this repertoire should certainly not hesitate' (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) 'This disc is a real gem' (Cathedral Music) 'Exemplary performances' (American Record Guide) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Services in G major, Op. 81: Evening Service by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Kenan Burrows (Treble), Stephen Farr (Organ), Donald Sweeney (Baritone)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; England 
2. Services in C major, Op. 115: Morning Service by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; England 
3. Bible Songs (6), Op. 113 by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  William Kendall (Tenor), Stephen Farr (Organ), Kenan Burrows (Treble),
David Hill (Organ), Christopher Monks (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909 

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