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Britten: Choral Edition Vol 1 / Spicer, The Finzi Singers


Release Date: 02/18/1997 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9511   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Andrew Lumsden
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Recorded in: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London 23,24 October 1995 Producer(s) Richard Lee Sound Engineer(s) Ben Connellan Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London 23,24 October 1995 Producer(s) Richard Lee Sound Engineer(s) Ben Connellan Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Hymn to St Peter, Op. 56a by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Andrew Lumsden (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Hymn of St Columba by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Andrew Lumsden (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Andrew Lumsden (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Length: 16 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Gloriana, Op. 53: Choral Dances by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Length: 9 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
Length: 19 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
7. Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Paul Spicer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finzi Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1934; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Hymn to St Peter, Op. 56a: Hymn to St. Peter, Op. 56a
A Hymn of St Columba: A Hymn of St. Columba: Regis regum restissimi
A Hymn to the Virgin
Hymn to St. Cecilia, Op. 27
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: Rejoice in God, O ye Tongues ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: Let Nimrod, the mighty hunter ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: Hallelujah from the heart of God ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: For the Mouse is a creature ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: For the flowers are great blessings ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: For I am under the same accusation ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: For H is a spirit ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: For the instruments are by their rhimes ... -
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30: Hallelujah from the heart of God ...
Gloriana, Op. 53: Choral Dances: No. 1. Time
Gloriana, Op. 53: Choral Dances: No. 2. Concord
Gloriana, Op. 53: Choral Dances: No. 3. Time and Concord
Gloriana, Op. 53: Choral Dances: No. 4. Country Girls
Gloriana, Op. 53: Choral Dances: No. 5. Rustics and Fishermen
Gloriana, Op. 53: Choral Dances: No. 6. Final Dance of Homage
A.M.D.G.: No. 1. Prayer I
A.M.D.G.: No. 2. Rosa Mystica
A.M.D.G.: No. 3. God's Grandeur
A.M.D.G.: No. 4. Prayer II
A.M.D.G.: No. 5. O Deus, ego amo te
A.M.D.G.: No. 6. The Soldier
A.M.D.G.: No. 7. Heaven-Haven

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