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Britten: Saint Nicholas


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As part of this year's celebration of the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth, The Choir of King s College, Cambridge under conductor Stephen Cleobury presents Britten's enchanting choral masterpiece Saint Nicolas, coupled with the Hymn to St. Cecilia and Rejoice in the Lamb. The recording features soloist Andrew Kennedy, a former choral scholar at King s College, Cambridge, the renowned Britten Sinfonia, Sawston Village College Choir and Cambridge University Musical Society. The Choir of King s College, Cambridge is one of the world s foremost choirs and unquestionably among the most widely heard. It owes its existence to King Henry VI, who envisaged the daily singing of services in his magnificent chapel. The choir has also been a breeding ground for numerous professional singers, including James Gilchrist and Christopher Purves.
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Item number KGS0003
Barcode 822231700326
Release date 10/28/2013
Category Choral
Label KING'S COLLEGE CHOIR
Media type SACD + CD
Number of units 2
Performers
Choir King's College Choir, Cambridge
Classical Artist Kennedy, Andrew
Classical Composer Cleobury, Stephen
Disc: 1
Saint Nicolas, Op. 4200:26:26
1 Introduction 00:05:35 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
2 The Birth of Nicolas 00:02:43 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
3 Nicolas devotes himself to God 00:04:34 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
4 He journeys to Palestine 00:08:19 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
5 He comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop 00:07:02 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
6 Nicolas from Prison 00:02:59 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
7 Nicolas and the Pickled Boys 00:06:42 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
8 His Piety and Marvellous Works 00:05:03 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
9 The Death of Nicolas 00:06:45 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Cleobury, Stephen Kennedy, Andrew Britten Sinfonia Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus Pickard, Tom Banwell, Adam Peacock, Rupert Wells, James Sawston Village College Choir
Hymn to St. Cecilia, Op. 2700:11:00
10 Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27 00:10:25 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Banwell, Alexander Hirtzel, William Bowen, Ruairi Eccles-Williams, Andreas D'Souza, Daniel
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 3000:15:00
11 Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30 00:16:25 King's College Choir, Cambridge Cleobury, Stephen Chambers, Simon Lau, Ben-San Mostyn-Williams, Feargal Bowen, Ruairi Crane, William
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