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Evensong / Higginbottom, Choir Of New College Oxford


Release Date: 08/30/2011 
Label:  Novum   Catalog #: 1379   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William Henry HarrisSpoken WordJ. CowardGeorge Clement Martin,   ... 
Performer:  Nicholas WearneRobert Patterson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is a recording of a full choral evensong, complete with introit, office hymn, psalms, canticles, anthems and closing organ voluntary— a typical example of what a visitor to New College Chapel might experience when attending evensong during University Term. The service also celebrates the Founder of New College, Bishop William of Wykeham, who died 600 years ago in October 1404. This is a recording of a full choral evensong, complete with introit, office hymn, psalms, canticles, anthems and closing organ voluntary— a typical example of what a visitor to New College Chapel might experience when attending evensong during University Term. The service also celebrates the Founder of New College, Bishop William of Wykeham, who died 600 years ago in October 1404. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Faire is the Heaven by William Henry Harris
Performer:  Nicholas Wearne (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2. Scripture Reading, Bible by Spoken Word
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
3. Psalm 84, for chorus & organ by J. Coward
Performer:  Nicholas Wearne (Organ)
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
4. Psalm 85, for chorus & organ by George Clement Martin
Performer:  Nicholas Wearne (Organ)
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
5. Te lucis ante terminum I by Thomas Tallis
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
6. Services in G major, Op. 81: Evening Service by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Nicholas Wearne (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; England 
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 8 Minutes 21 Secs. 
7. The Lord's Prayer by John Farmer
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
8. Hail, gladdening light by Charles Wood
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
9. Glory to thee my God this night (tune Tallis's Canon), No. 244 by Traditional
Performer:  Nicholas Wearne (Organ)
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
10. Postlude for organ in D minor by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Robert Patterson (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907 
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
11. Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice, for chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op. 26 by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Nicholas Wearne (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1946; United Kingdom 
Date of Recording: 07/14/2003 
Venue:  Chapel of New College, Oxford 
Length: 14 Minutes 50 Secs. 

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