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Britten: A Ceremony Of Carols, Etc / Westminister Cathedral


Release Date: 11/12/1993 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66220   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Sioned WilliamsJames O'Donnell
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Not to be missed' (Gramophone) 'The ensemble is superb, the solo work amazingly mature, and the range of tonal coloring a delight. This is an outstanding collection, beautifully and atmospherically recorded' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE 'Not to be missed' (Gramophone) 'The ensemble is superb, the solo work amazingly mature, and the range of tonal coloring a delight. This is an outstanding collection, beautifully and atmospherically recorded' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE Read less

Works on This Recording

1. A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Sioned Williams (Harp)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Language: English 
2. Deus in adjutorium meum by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
Language: Latin 
3. Hymn of St Columba by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  James O'Donnell (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; England 
Language: English 
4. Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1934; England 
Language: English 
5. Jubilate Deo in E flat major by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  James O'Donnell (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Language: English 
6. Missa Brevis in D major, Op. 63 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  James O'Donnell (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; England 

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