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Choral Evensong For Ascension Day / Ledger, King's College


Release Date: 09/24/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 65102   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  William ByrdWilliam SmithJoseph BarnbyJeremiah Clarke,   ... 
Performer:  Thomas Trotter
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 46 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Gradualia, Volume 2: Alleluia, Ascendit Deus by William Byrd
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1607; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1987 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2. Preces by William Smith
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1630s; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3. The earth is the Lord's by Joseph Barnby
Performer:  Thomas Trotter (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. The head that once was crowned with thorns by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Thomas Trotter (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Descant by Philip Ledger. 
5. Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis in A flat major, Op. 65: Magnificat by Edmund Rubbra
Performer:  Thomas Trotter (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
6. Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis in A flat major, Op. 65: Nunc dimittis by Edmund Rubbra
Performer:  Thomas Trotter (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
7. Responses by William Smith
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1630s; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
8. O clap your hands by Orlando Gibbons
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Cantiones sacrae, pro praecipuis festis totius anni et communi sanctorum: Ascendit Deus by Peter Philips
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1612; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
10. Prayer of King Henry VI by Henry George Ley
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, g'mein, BWV 388 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Thomas Trotter (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is sung to the text "The Lord ascendeth up on high." 
12. Orgelbüchlein: Heut' triumphieret Gottes Sohn, BWV 630 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Thomas Trotter (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714-1715; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
13. Pieces (10) for Organ: no 4, Toccata in B minor by Eugene Gigout
Performer:  Thomas Trotter (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 12/1978 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 

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