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Howells: Requiem, Etc / Robinson, Farrington, Et Al


Release Date: 11/30/1999 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8554659   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Herbert Howells
Performer:  Christopher Robinson
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Opera News (2/2000) - "...features a devout, polished performamce of ['Howell's Requiem'], as well as the remarkably inventive 'Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing'[which was commissioned for JFK's memorial service] ....Intonation is excellent ...and intelligibility is above average..."
Includes work(s) by Herbert Howells. Ensemble: St. John's College Choir, Cambridge. Conductor: Christopher Robinson. Soloist: Ian Farrington.
REVIEWS:
Opera News (2/2000) - "...features a devout, polished performamce of ['Howell's Requiem'], as well as the remarkably inventive 'Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing'[which was commissioned for JFK's memorial service] ....Intonation is excellent ...and intelligibility is above average..."
Includes work(s) by Herbert Howells. Ensemble: St. John's College Choir, Cambridge. Conductor: Christopher Robinson. Soloist: Ian Farrington. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Requiem by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
2.
Take him, earth, for cherishing by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; England 
3.
Work(s) by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Christopher Robinson (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

Sound Samples

Magnificat and Nunc dimitis, St. Paul's: Magnificat
Magnificat and Nunc dimitis, St. Paul's: Nunc dimittis
Like as the hart: Like as the Hart
Paean for Organ
Requiem: Salvator mundi
Requiem: Psalm 23
Requiem: aeternam (1)
Requiem: Psalm 121
Requiem: aeternam (2)
Requiem: I Heard a Voice from Heaven
Long, Long ago: Long, Long Ago
Office of Holy Communion: Kyrie
Office of Holy Communion: Credo
Office of Holy Communion: Sanctus
Office of Holy Communion: Benedictus
Office of Holy Communion: Agnus Dei
Office of Holy Communion: Gloria in Excelsis
Rhapsody,Op. 17, No. 3: Rhapsody No. 3 for Organ
Take him, earth, for cherishing: Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing

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