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Willan: Tenebrae Responsaries, Missae Breves / Robert Bell


Release Date: 06/10/1997 
Label:  Virgin Classics Special Import Catalog #: 45260   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Healey Willan
Conductor:  Robert Hunter Bell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto St. Mary Magdalene Church Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, pp.219-20) - "...This is music intended to heighten the worship experience. It is totally captivating and involving....The performances clearly reflect not only Willan's and [Robert Hunter] Bell's training of the choirs but their obvious affection for both men. Surely these choirs are as fine as those of any English church..."
Includes mass(es) by Healey Willan. Ensemble: St. Mary Magdalene Church Choir, Toronto. Conductor: Robert Hunter Bell.
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, pp.219-20) - "...This is music intended to heighten the worship experience. It is totally captivating and involving....The performances clearly reflect not only Willan's and [Robert Hunter] Bell's training of the choirs but their obvious affection for both men. Surely these choirs are as fine as those of any English church..."
Includes mass(es) by Healey Willan. Ensemble: St. Mary Magdalene Church Choir, Toronto. Conductor: Robert Hunter Bell. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Tenebrae responsaries, B 596 by Healey Willan
Conductor:  Robert Hunter Bell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto St. Mary Magdalene Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Canada 

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