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Passiontide - Music For Solace And Reflection / Gray, Stokes


Release Date: 05/20/2003 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557025   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnRalph Vaughan WilliamsPeter HurfordSamuel Sebastian Wesley,   ... 
Performer:  Emily GrayJeffrey MakinsonChristopher StokesClaire Buckley,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Hear my prayer by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Emily Gray (Soprano), Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 11 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
O taste and see by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Jeffrey Makinson (Organ), Emily Gray (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Litany to the Holy Spirit by Peter Hurford
Performer:  Christopher Stokes (Organ), Emily Gray (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Wash me throughly from my wickedness by Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Performer:  Emily Gray (Soprano), Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Stabat Mater: Stabat Mater dolorosa by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Performer:  Claire Buckley (Soprano), Eric Stokes (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; Pozzuoli, Italy 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 10 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
6.
Civitas sancti tui by William Byrd
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1589; London, England 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
7.
Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: no 63, O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Emily Gray (Soprano), Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This text is translated from the German by Robert Bridges. 
8.
O vos omnes by Pablo Casals
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1932 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9.
Cantiones sacrae (18): no 13, O bone Jesu by Richard Dering
Performer:  Claire Buckley (Soprano), Christopher Stokes (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1617; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
10.
Drop, drop, slow tears by Orlando Gibbons
Performer:  Jeffrey Makinson (Organ), Emily Gray (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Ex ore innocentium by John Ireland
Performer:  Jeffrey Makinson (Organ), Emily Gray (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
12.
Lord, let me know mine end by Maurice Greene
Performer:  Jeffrey Makinson (Organ), Claire Buckley (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; England 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
When I survey the wondrous Cross by Edward Miller
Performer:  Emily Gray (Soprano), Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Crucifixus a 8 by Antonio Lotti
Performer:  Jeffrey Makinson (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
15.
Bist du bei mir by Gottfried H. Stölzel
Performer:  Emily Gray (Soprano), Christopher Stokes (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Stokes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manchester Cathedral Choir
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Venue:  Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This work, formerly attributed to J.S. Bach, is currently believed to have
been composed by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel. 

Sound Samples

Hear my prayer
O Taste and See: O taste and see
Litany to the Holy Spirit
Wash me throughly
Stabat mater: dolorosa
Stabat mater: Inflammatus et accensus
Stabat mater: Quando corpus morietur
Stabat mater: Amen
Ne irascaris, domine: Civitas sancti tui
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: St Matthew Passion, BWV 244: O sacred head sore wounded (O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden)
Anna Magdalena Notenbuch (Clavier-Buchlein III): Bist du bei mir, BWV 508 (attrib. to G.H. Stolzel): Anna Magdalena Notenbuch (Clavier-Buchlein III): Bist du bei mir, BWV 508 (attrib. G.H. Stolzel)
O vos omnes
Crucifixus a 8
O bone Jesu
Drop, drop, slow tears: Drop, drop slow tears
Ex ore innocentium
Lord, let me know mine end
When I survey the wondrous Cross: When I survey the wonderous cross

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