All Things Are Quite Silent / Lapwood, The Choirs Of Pembroke College Cambridge

Release Date: 9/25/2020
Catalog Number: SIGCD642
Number of Discs: 1

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CD
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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Anna Lapwood is a trailblazing musician. As a broadcaster she is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 3 and hosts a live, weekly classical music show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire. This year she makes her TV presenting debut, hosting BBC Four’s coverage of BBC Young Musician 2020. Alongside her work as a conductor, Director of Music and public speaker, she performs an extensive number of organ recitals on some of the greatest instruments across Europe each season. Directed by Anna Lapwood, The Chapel Choir of Pembroke College has one of the most exciting and varied ranges of choral endeavors among Oxbridge choirs. Alongside their primary responsibility of contributing to worship in the College’s Chapel, they engage in regular artistic collaborations, media appearances and outreach work. The Pembroke College Girls’ Choir was founded in October 2018 and has quickly gained a reputation as one of the UK’s leading girls’ choirs. Made up of 18 girls aged 11–18, the Choir sings twice a week in the College Chapel, as well as regularly singing alongside the Chapel Choir. This album is the first commercial release for these choirs and Anna Lapwood as a conductor. It is a recording of some of the Choirs’ favorite music, some of which happens to have been written by women and some by men. It is the hope of all involved that the music on the record becomes more well-known and is performed more throughout the UK and worldwide.
Works on This Recording
1. All Things Are Quite Silent by Kerry Andrew
2. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Elisabeth Poston
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1967 ; England
3. In the Stillness by Sally Beamish
4. Into Thy Hands by Jonathan Dove
Period: 20th Century
5. The Water of Tyne by Elisabeth Poston
6. Justorum Animae, for chorus by Matthew Martin
Period: Contemporary
Written: 2003 ;
7. Choral Responses (3), Op. 8: no 3, Peace I leave with you by Amy Marcy Beach
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891 ; USA
8. Ave Maria by Rebecca Clarke
Period: 20th Century
Written: ?1937 ; England
9. Upon Your Heart, for chorus by Eleanor Daley
10. Geistliche Gesänge (3), Op. 69: no 3, Abendlied by Joseph Rheinberger
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1873 ; Germany
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