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Advent Live


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A Staple of the British choral world, the Advent service from St John's College, Cambridge is broadcast on BBC Radio 3 every year, and features a variety of new commissions alongside much-loved favorites from the festive season. This album of live recordings features performances by the choir from their four most recent services from 2014-17. The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge (link is external) is one of the finest collegiate choirs in the world – known and loved by millions from its broadcasts, concert tours and over 90 recordings. Founded in the 1670s, the Choir is known for its rich, warm and distinctive sound, its expressive interpretations and its ability to sing in a variety of styles. Alongside this discipline, the Choir is particularly proud of its happy, relaxed and mutually supportive atmosphere. The Choir is directed by Andrew Nethsingha following in a long line of eminent Directors of Music, recently Dr George Guest, Dr Christopher Robinson and Dr David Hill.
Facts
Item number SIGCD535
Barcode 635212053522
Release date 10/5/2018
Category Choral
Label SIGNUM CLASSICS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 1
Performers
Choir Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
Conductor Nethsingha, Andrew
Disc: 1
A Hymn of St. Columba00:02:00
1 A Hymn of St. Columba 00:02:06 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Wicks, Joseph
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day00:04:29
2 Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day 00:04:29 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Wicks, Joseph Hawkins, Jack Bell, Michael Adams, James
8 Traditional English Carols: No. 6. The Truth Sen00:02:40
3 8 Traditional English Carols: No. 6. The Truth Sen 00:02:40 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Dempsey, Glen
Adam Lay Ybounden00:01:54
4 Adam Lay Ybounden 00:01:54 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Wicks, Joseph
The Cherry Tree Carol (arr. S. Cleobury for choir 00:02:45
5 The Cherry Tree Carol (arr. S. Cleobury for choir 00:02:45 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Dempsey, Glen Buttery, William Flinn, Benedict
Vigilate00:04:11
6 Vigilate 00:04:11 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
Motets for 4 Voices, Book 1, "Motecta festorum tot00:04:14
7 Motets for 4 Voices, Book 1, "Motecta festorum tot 00:03:18 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
This is the Record of John00:04:00
8 This is the Record of John 00:04:18 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Cutting, Hugh Wicks, Joseph
The Linden Tree Carol00:02:00
9 The Linden Tree Carol 00:02:00 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
There Is No Rose, Op. 1400:02:00
10 There is No Rose, Op. 14 00:02:18 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
The Birth of Speech00:05:28
11 The Birth of Speech 00:05:28 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Wicks, Joseph Hwang, Julia Childress, Stephanie
The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came (arr. E. Pettma00:02:57
12 The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came (arr. E. Pettma 00:02:19 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
I Know a Flower00:00:00
13 I Know a Flower 00:03:01 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
Glory to the Christ Child00:03:00
14 Glory to the Christ Child 00:02:30 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
Lux Mundi00:05:42
15 Lux Mundi 00:05:42 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
I Sing of a Maiden00:02:10
16 I Sing of a Maiden 00:02:10 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Denholm, Anne
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (arr. D. Willcock00:02:00
17 Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (arr. D. Willcock 00:02:01 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew
The Clouded Heaven00:04:07
18 The Clouded Heaven 00:04:07 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Wicks, Joseph
Noe, noe00:04:00
19 Noe, noe 00:03:01 Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge Nethsingha, Andrew Wicks, Joseph
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