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Flight Of Song - Skempton, Weir, Harvey, Tippett


Release Date: 02/27/2001 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 7213   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Howard SkemptonJudith WeirJonathan HarveyMichael Tippett
Performer:  Matthew Steynor
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Howard Skempton, Judith Weir, Jonathan Harvey, Michael Tippett. Ensemble: Queen's College Choir, Cambridge. Conductor: James D.E. Weeks. Soloist: Matthew Steynor. Includes work(s) by Howard Skempton, Judith Weir, Jonathan Harvey, Michael Tippett. Ensemble: Queen's College Choir, Cambridge. Conductor: James D.E. Weeks. Soloist: Matthew Steynor. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
We who with songs by Howard Skempton
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
2.
Opportunity by Howard Skempton
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
3.
Rose-Berries by Howard Skempton
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
4.
Song at the Year's Turning by Howard Skempton
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
5.
Ascending into Heaven by Judith Weir
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; Scotland 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 8 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
6.
Thou mastering me God by Jonathan Harvey
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
7.
God is our refuge by Jonathan Harvey
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
8.
Tree by Jonathan Harvey
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
9.
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis "Evening canticles" by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
10.
Flight of Song by Howard Skempton
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 8 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
11.
To Bethlem did they go by Howard Skempton
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
12.
He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven by Howard Skempton
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
13.
Human Hymns (2): Like to the falling of a star by Judith Weir
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 
14.
Human Hymns (2): Love bade me welcome by Judith Weir
Performer:  Matthew Steynor (Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Queens' College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; England 
Venue:  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge (06/27/2000 - 06/29/2000) 

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