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Journey Into Light - Music For Advent, Christmas, Epiphany & Candlemas / Jesus College Choir

Choir Of Jesus College Cambridge / Williams
Release Date: 09/25/2012 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 269  
Composer:  Elisabeth PostonSir William McKiePatrick HadleyJudith Weir,   ... 
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A new festive release from the Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge under their director Mark Williams – with additional performances from organists Robert Dixon and Timothy Lambourn, and trumpeter Rebecca Crawshaw. The programme is drawn from pieces for the festivals of Advent, Christmas, Epiphany and Candlemas:

Of the annual Christian seasons, it is surely that from Advent to Epiphany which inspires believer and non-believer alike the most: the believer celebrates Christ’s birth whilst the non-believer considers hopes for rebirth and renewal as a New Year approaches … If aspirations surrounding the arrival of a new born child are universal, the Christmas music chosen here reflects the season’s inspiration through quite recent
Read more compositions, alongside music from the early part of the 20th century. -- Mark Williams Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Elisabeth Poston
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
2.
We wait for Thy loving kindness by Sir William McKie
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; England 
3.
I sing of a maiden by Patrick Hadley
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1936; England 
4.
Advent Prose by Judith Weir
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
5.
There is no rose, Op. 14 by John Joubert
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; England 
6.
Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1934; England 
7.
Bright Star Carol by Nico Muhly
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
8.
In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
9.
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day, Op. 75 no 2 by John Gardner
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; England 
10.
Shepherd's carol by Robert Chilcott
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2005; England 
11.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Written: England 
12.
Little Road To Bethlehem by Michael Head
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
13.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
14.
Sir Christèmas by William Mathias
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Wales, UK 
15.
The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?" by John Tavener
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; England 
16.
Paean on Divinum Mysterium for Organ by John Cook
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: Romantic 
17.
Epiphany by Judith Bingham
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; England 
18.
Here is the little door by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1920; England 
19.
Bethlehem Down by Peter Warlock
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
20.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: Nunc dimittis by Geoffrey Burgon
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; England 
21.
Hymn to the Creator of Light by John Rutter
Conductor:  Mark Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Jesus College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1992; England 

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