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Choir of King's College Cambridge - 5 Classic Albums

Rachmaninov / Choir Of Kings College Cambridge
Release Date: 01/14/2014 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 940823   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovAntonio VivaldiGeorge Frideric HandelGregorio Allegri,   ... 
Performer:  Jan LochmannRichard EtesonMargaret CameronJames Gilchrist,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College ChoirAcademy of Ancient Music
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A leading exponent of the British church music tradition, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge has captivated audiences all over the world with its beautiful and uplifting performances. This set brings together acclaimed recordings by the choir under the baton of eminent musical directors Sir David Willcocks and Stephen Cleobury, and features a wealth of sacred choral masterpieces, including Allegri’s haunting Miserere, Bach’s expressive Magnificat, Handel’s rousing Coronation Anthems and Rachmaninov’s powerful Vespers. A leading exponent of the British church music tradition, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge has captivated audiences all over the world with its beautiful and uplifting performances. This set brings together acclaimed recordings by the choir under the baton of eminent musical directors Sir David Willcocks and Stephen Cleobury, and features a wealth of sacred choral masterpieces, including Allegri’s haunting Miserere, Bach’s expressive Magnificat, Handel’s rousing Coronation Anthems and Rachmaninov’s powerful Vespers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Vespers, Op. 37 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jan Lochmann (Bass), Richard Eteson (Tenor), Margaret Cameron (Alto),
James Gilchrist (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1998 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 60 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
2.
Gloria in D major, RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Sarah Fox (Soprano), Deborah Norman (Mezzo Soprano), Nico de Gier (Oboe)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 2001 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 29 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3.
Magnificat in G minor, RV 610 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Michael Chance (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor), Deborah Norman (Mezzo Soprano),
Sarah Fox (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 2001 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 14 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4.
Dixit Dominus in D major, RV 594 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  James Gilchrist (Tenor), Michael Chance (Countertenor), Jonathan Lemalu (Bass Baritone),
Deborah Norman (Mezzo Soprano), Sarah Fox (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 2001 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 25 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
5.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 2, HWV 259 "Let thy hand be strengthened" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 3, HWV 260 "The king shall rejoice" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 11 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
Coronation Anthems (4): no 4, HWV 261 "My heart is inditing" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 11 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74: Eternal source of light by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Susan Gritton (Soprano), Robin Blaze (Countertenor), Michael George (Bass),
David Blackadder (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  Chapel, King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 25 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
Venue:  Cambridge, England 
Language: Latin 
11.
Adoramus te by Giovanni Maria Nanino
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Language: Latin 
12.
Messa sopra l'aria della Monica by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Language: Latin 
13.
Beata es Virgo Maria by Vincenzo Ugolini
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Language: Latin 
14.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Susan Gritton (Soprano), Michael George (Bass)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 25 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: German 
15.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 6, Kommst du nun, Jesu, BWV 650 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
16.
Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe, BWV 22: no 5, Ertöt uns durch dein Güte, erweck uns durch dein Gnad by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: German 
17.
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Susan Gritton (Soprano), Lisa Milne (Soprano), Michael Chance (Countertenor),
Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Michael George (Bass)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 25 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
18.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
19.
Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1723-1729; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: German 
20.
O Jesulein süss, O Jesulein mild, BWV 493 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 
21.
In dulci jubilo, BWV 729 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
22.
Missa brevis in A major, BWV 234 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michael George (Bass), Lisa Milne (Soprano), Michael Chance (Countertenor),
Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
23.
Sanctus in C major, BWV 237 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
24.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: German 
25.
Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Michael Chance (Countertenor), Michael George (Bass)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 24 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: German 
26.
Liebster jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 373 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: German 
27.
Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 386 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: German 
28.
Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Chapel of King's College, Cambridge 
Length: 7 Minutes 12 Secs. 

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