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Choral Evensong Live From King's College Cambridge


Release Date: 08/18/1992 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54412   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Herbert HowellsHenry George LeyPhilip RadcliffeHenry Thomas Smart,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher HughesStephen CherryJohn BowleyStephen Cleobury
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Psalm-Preludes (3) for Organ, Set 1, Op. 32: no 1, Psalm 34 - Verse 6 by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1916; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is preceded by a recording of the King's College Chapel Bell and the Entrance of the Congregation. 
2.
Prayer of King Henry VI by Henry George Ley
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is followed by a recording of the Sentence and the Bidding Prayer, spoken by the Dean, Revd. John Drury; and the General Confession and Absolution and the Lord's Prayer, spoken by Revd. Drury and the Congregation. 
3.
Versicles and Responses by Philip Radcliffe
Performer:  Stephen Cherry (Voice)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 7/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Psalm 89 by Henry Thomas Smart
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 10 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection also includes portions of Psalm 89 as composed by Woodward and Flintoft.
This selection is followed by the First Lesson, a reading from Deuteronomy 34:1-12 by Dr. Iain Fenlon. 
5.
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis "Gloucester": Magnificat by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is followed by the Second Lesson, a reading from the Gospel of Luke 24:13-35 by Dr. Philippa Berry. 
6.
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis "Gloucester": Nunc Dimittis by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is followed by the Creed, spoken by the Congregation and the Chaplain, Revd. Stephen Cherry. 
7.
Versicles and Responses by Philip Radcliffe
Performer:  Stephen Cherry (Voice)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 7/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is followed by the Collect of the Day (Sixth Sunday after Trinity) and the Second and Third Collect, read by the Chaplain, Revd. Stephen Cherry. 
8.
Songs (6) of Farewell: no 6, Lord, let me know mine end by Charles Hubert Parry
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 10 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is followed by the following Prayers, spoken by the Dean, Revd. John Drury:
Reading from Benjamin Whychcote
Prayer of Whychcote
Prayer of King Henry VI
Grace 
9.
Praise my soul, the King of Heaven by John Goss
Performer:  Christopher Hughes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Final Responses by Edward Naylor
Performer:  John Bowley (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Sonata for Organ in G major, Op. 28: 1st movement, Allegro maestoso by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 9 Minutes 35 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Chapel Bell and Entrance of the Congregation
3 Psalm-Preludes (Set 1) Op. 32: I. Psalm 34 v6
A Prayer of King Henry VI
Book of Common Prayer: Bidding Prayer
Book of Common Prayer: General Confession and Absolution
Book of Common Prayer: The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses [1]
Psalm 89: My song shall be alway of the loving-kindness of the Lord
First Lesson (Deuteronomy 34 vv 1-12)
Gloucester Service: Magnificat
Second Lesson (St Luke 24 vv 13-35)
Gloucester Service: Nunc Dimittis
Book of Common Prayer: Creed
Versicles and Responses [2]
Book of Common Prayer: Collect of the Day: Sixth Sunday after Trinity
Book of Common Prayer: Second Collect
Book of Common Prayer: Third Collect
Songs of Farewell: Lord, let me know mine end
Prayers: Reading from Benjamin Whychote, mid-17th-century Provost of King's College
Prayers: Prayer of Whychote
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (desc. Cleobury)
Final responses
Sonata for Organ No. 1 in G major Op. 28: I. Allegro maestoso

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