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Twentieth Century British Choral Music / Darlington, Et Al


Release Date: 11/13/2001 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 5691   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan WilliamsWilliam MathiasMichael TippettSir William Walton
Performer:  Timothy MirfinPaul MartinIan BarrattDavid Le Monnier,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral ChoirEnglish String OrchestraMedici String Quartet
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 44 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Mass in G minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Timothy Mirfin (Bass), Paul Martin (Countertenor), Ian Barratt (Tenor),
David Le Monnier (Baritone), Peter Gritton (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1921; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1986 
Venue:  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, England 
Length: 25 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Latin and Greek. 
2.
Valiant for truth by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Ian Barratt (Tenor), Peter Gritton (Countertenor), Timothy Mirfin (Bass),
David Le Monnier (Baritone), Paul Martin (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1986 
Venue:  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Shakespeare Songs (3) for Chorus by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1986 
Venue:  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Oxford Elegy by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Jack May (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1949; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1989 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 20 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Flos campi by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Roger Best (Viola)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1989 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 18 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
6.
Te Deum in G major by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1989 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 6 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
7.
Rex gloriae, Op. 83 by William Mathias
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 9 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
8.
Missa Aedis Christi, Op. 92 by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lawford (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 15 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Latin and Greek. 
9.
Ave Rex, Op. 45 by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lawford (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 11 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Dance, clarion Air by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Crown of the year by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Martin Westlake (Percussion), Evelyn Nallen (Recorder), Maurice Hodges (Recorder),
Jeremy Cornes (Percussion), Michael Copley (Recorder), Graham Ashton (Trumpet),
Colin Lawson (Clarinet), John Anderson (Oboe), Martin Jones (Piano),
Anthony Lewis (Cello), Ivo-Jan Van der Werff (Viola), David Matthews (Violin),
Paul Robertson (Violin), Peter Hamburger (Percussion)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir,  Medici String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, England 
Length: 23 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
A child of our time: Negro Spirituals (5) by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
The blessed Son of God by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  David Le Monnier (Baritone), Peter Gritton (Countertenor), Timothy Mirfin (Bass),
Ian Barratt (Tenor), Paul Martin (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1986 
Venue:  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Hodie: No sad thought his soul affright by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Ian Barratt (Tenor), Paul Martin (Countertenor), Peter Gritton (Countertenor),
David Le Monnier (Baritone), Timothy Mirfin (Bass)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1986 
Venue:  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Lord, thou hast been our refuge by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Timothy Mirfin (Bass), David Le Monnier (Baritone), Peter Gritton (Countertenor),
Ian Barratt (Tenor), Paul Martin (Countertenor), Jonathan Freeman-Attwood (Trumpet),
Iain Simcock (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1986 
Venue:  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
O taste and see by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Paul Martin (Countertenor), Peter Gritton (Countertenor), David Le Monnier (Baritone),
Ian Barratt (Tenor), Timothy Mirfin (Bass)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1986 
Venue:  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
O clap your hands by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1989 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra,  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1989 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
I will celebrate by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lawford (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 8 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
20.
O how amiable, Op. 90 no 3 by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lawford (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
21.
Canzonetta for Organ, Op. 78 no 2 by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lawford (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
22.
A Grace, Op. 89 no 3 by William Mathias
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
23.
Weeping babe by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
24.
Plebs angelica by Michael Tippett
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
25.
Bonny at morn by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Evelyn Nallen (Recorder), Michael Copley (Recorder), Maurice Hodges (Recorder)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
26.
Music by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Martin Jones (Piano)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
27.
As truly as God is our Father by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lawford (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
28.
Let the people praise Thee, O God!, Op. 87 by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lawford (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
29.
Missa brevis by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 8 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Latin and Greek. 
30.
A Litany by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916/1930; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
31.
Magnificat by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
32.
Nunc dimittis by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
33.
Make we joy now in this fest by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
34.
All this time by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
35.
What cheer by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
36.
King Herod and the cock by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
37.
Set me as a seal upon thine heart by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
38.
Antiphon by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
39.
Jubilate Deo by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
40.
Where does the uttered music go? by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
41.
The Twelve by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 11 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
42.
Jesus College Service, Op. 53 by William Mathias
Performer:  Simon Lawford (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Darlington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Leominster Priory, Herefordshire, UK 
Length: 7 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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