The Glory Of New College Choir

 
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TAVENER / ALLEGRI / BARBER / FAURE / PALESTRINA / and many more
The Glory Of New College Choir
Choir of New College, Oxford / Edward Higginbottom, with the Academy of Ancient Music

[ Erato / Warner Classics / 8 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018

"This is one of the most sublime choral records I have ever heard." - Organists' Review

For well over six hundred years now, the sixteen choristers and the clerks of the Choir of New College have sung to the glory of God in a rhythm of worship and education that has remained largely unchanged to our own day, except that their sound now reaches out across the globe. Director Edward Higginbottom brings to the interpretation of a wide repertoire the skill of an experienced choir director and the intellectual grasp of a distinguished scholar. During his time at New College, the Choir has become a world leader in performances of music stretching from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary scores.

Tracks:

CD 1
AGNUS DEI - Sacred Choral Music
Capricorn

CD 2
EARLY ONE MORNING - Folksongs and Spirituals

CD 3
NATIVITAS - A Christmas Journey

CD 4
AGNUS DEI II - Sacred Choral Music
Capricorn

CD 5
SANCTE DEUS - A Journey through the Renaissance

CD 6
IN EXCELSIS - English Choral Music from Taverner to Tavener

CD 7 & 8
PERGOLESI - MARIAN VESPERS
Sophie Daneman • Noémi Kiss
The Academy of Ancient Music

Track listing for the two Agnus Dei CDs
Barber, Samuel:
Agnus Dei

Fauré, Gabriel:
Cantique de Jean Racine

Palestrina, Giovanni:
Perluigi da Missa Papae Marcelli: Kyrie

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus:
Ave verum corpus

Bach, Johann Sebastian:
Jesus bleibet meine Freude

Rachmaninov, Sergei:
Ave Maria

Elgar, Edward:
Lux aeterna

Gorecki, Henryk:
Totus Tuus

Mendelssohn, Felix:
Hear my prayer

Tavener, John:
The Lamb

Fauré, Gabriel:
Requiem: In Paradisum

Allegri, Gregorio:
Miserere mei

Albinoni, Tomaso:
Adagio (The Beatitudes)

Brahms, Johannes:
Geistliches Lied

Martin, Frank
Agnus Dei

Byrd, William
Ave verum corpus

Fauré, Gabriel
Requiem: Libera me

Fauré, Gabriel
Ave verum corpus

Bizet, George:
Agnus Dei

Schubert, Franz:
Gott ist mein Hirt

Lotti, Antonio:
Crucifixus a 8

Monteverdi, Claudio:
Beatus vir

Bruckner, Anton:
Christus factus est

Fauré, Gabriel:
Requiem: Pie Jesu

Purcell, Henry:
Hear my prayer, O Lord

Bach, Johann Sebastian:
Ruht wohl

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