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A Choral Wedding - A Selection Of Favourite Choral Anthems And Hymns For Church Weddings

Choral Wedding / Various
Release Date: 04/26/2011 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8578196-97   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Healey WillanSamuel Sebastian WesleyMaurice DurufléLennox Berkeley,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A special musical compendium for brides and grooms who are planning a church wedding ceremony, complete with church choir. CD 1 is a selection of favourite anthems, many of which stem from the Anglican choral tradition and are popular choices for most church choirs. CD 2 is a selection of favourite hymns, well-known to many people and will provide either contemplative or rousing fare for your congregation. A special musical compendium for brides and grooms who are planning a church wedding ceremony, complete with church choir. CD 1 is a selection of favourite anthems, many of which stem from the Anglican choral tradition and are popular choices for most church choirs. CD 2 is a selection of favourite hymns, well-known to many people and will provide either contemplative or rousing fare for your congregation. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rise up, my love, my fair one, B 314 by Healey Willan
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1937; Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2.
Blessed be the God and Father by Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1835; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 4 Secs. 
3.
Motets (4) on Gregorian themes, Op. 10: no 1, Ubi caritas by Maurice Duruflé
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
4.
The Lord is my Shepherd, Op. 91 no 1 by Lennox Berkeley
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
5.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6.
Locus iste in C major, WAB 23 by Anton Bruckner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
7.
The Crucifixion: God so loved the world by John Stainer
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
8.
Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 by Gabriel Fauré
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
9.
Set me as a seal upon thine heart by Sir William Walton
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
10.
Blessed are all they that fear the Lord "Wedding Canticle" by John Rutter
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
11.
O magnum mysterium by Morten Lauridsen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
12.
Jubilate Deo in C major by Benjamin Britten
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
13.
All People That on Earth Do Dwell (Old Hundredth) by Traditional
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
14.
King of glory, King of peace (tune Gwalchmai) by John David Jones
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
15.
Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones by Anonymous
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
16.
Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, carol by Traditional
Period: Classical 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
17.
Immortal, invisible, God only wise (Tune: St. Denio) by Traditional
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
18.
All my hope on God is founded by Herbert Howells
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
19.
The Lord's my shepherd by J. Seymour Irvine
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1860; Scotland 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
20.
Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord! (Woodlands) by Walter Greatorex
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
21.
Christ is Made the Sure Foundation [hymn set to a melody by Purcell] by Henry Purcell
Period: Baroque 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
22.
English Hymnal: no 1, Come down, O Love divine by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
23.
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty by Traditional
Period: Classical 
Written: Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
24.
Abide with me by William Henry Monk
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
25.
Alleluya, sing to Jesus (Tune: Hyfrydol) (New English Hymnal 271) by Richard Huw Pritchard
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
26.
Ye holy angels bright by John Darwall
Period: Classical 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
27.
Glorious things of thee are spoken by Cyril Taylor
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
28.
O for a thousand tongues to sing (Oxford New by [George] Coombes), No. 415 by Traditional
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
29.
Praise my soul, the King of Heaven by John Goss
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
30.
O Praise Ye the Lord by Anonymous
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
31.
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
32.
Anthems (3), Op. 27: no 2, God is gone up by Gerald Finzi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
33.
I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra) by Charles H. Parry
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; United Kingdom 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
34.
Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Repton), anthem by Charles H. Parry
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; United Kingdom 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
35.
Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra) by Charles H. Parry
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; United Kingdom 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
36.
My song is love unknown, hymn for chorus by John Ireland
Period: Modern 
Written: United Kingdom 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
37.
Coelis Ascendit Hodie, motet for chorus, Op. 38/2 by Charles Villiers Stanford
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1890; United Kingdom 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
38.
My lovely one, anthem by Gerald Finzi
Period: Modern 
Written: 1946 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
39.
Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty (Tune: Nicaea), for chorus & organ by John B. Dykes
Period: Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 

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