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The old colony collection / Handel and Haydn Society Chorus ; Harry Christophers.

Publication:
[London] : CORO, [2016]
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 audio disc (69 min, 35 sec.) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble.
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with organ.
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Anthems.
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Oratorios -- Excerpts.
Form/Genre:
Anthems.
Oratorios.
Excerpts.
Sacred music
Art music.
Anthems.
Art music.
Excerpts.
Oratorios.
Sacred music.
Language:
Sung in English.
System Details:
digital optical stereo
audio file CD audio
Summary:
While the music of James Kent, Charles Avison, and Samuel Webbe have largely fallen into obscurity, two centuries ago these composers' works were highly sought-after. This release aims to bring these carols back into the limelight. This diverse array of pieces include some that have never before been recorded.
Contents:
Hear my prayer / James Kent (5:47)
Bow down Thine ear, O Lord / Thomas Linley the elder (8:31)
Sound the loud timbrel / Charles Avison (2:16)
I waited patiently for the Lord / Samuel Chapple (6:15)
When winds breathe soft / Samuel Webbe (5:51)
It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord / Samuel Chapple (5:50)
Hark! The vesper hymn is stealing / (Russian air) (3:23)
Messiah. He was cut off ; But Thou didst not leave ; Lift up your heads / George Frideric Handel (5:47)
O come, let us sing unto the Lord / Samuel Chapple (4:02)
Almighty God when round Thy shrine / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (3:53)
Who is this that cometh from Edom? / James Kent (8:17)
Israel in Egypt. Moses and the children of Israel ; The Lord shall reign ; For the host of Pharaoh ; And Miriam the prophetess ; Sing ye to the Lord / George Frideric Handel (6:52)
Bonus track. Peace I leave with you / Felix Mendelssohn (2:59).
Participant:
Handel and Haydn Society Chorus ; Harry Christophers, conductor.
Notes:
Title from container.
Recorded 2015 April 21-22, 24, 27 and 2015 May 2 Church of the Redeemer, Chestnut Hill, MA.
Program notes by Teresa M. Neff and biographical notes on the performers in English, and texts (30 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Contributor:
Christophers, Harry, conductor.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847, composer.
Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Mass.). Chorus, singer.
Contains:
Container of: Kent, James, 1700-1776. Hear my prayer.
Container of: Linley, Thomas, 1733-1795. Bow down Thine ear, O Lord.
Container of: Avison, Charles, 1709-1770. Sound the loud timbrel.
Container of: Chapple, Samuel, 1775-1833. I waited patiently for the Lord.
Container of: Webbe, Samuel, 1740-1816. When winds breathe soft.
Container of: Chapple, Samuel, 1775-1833. It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord.
Container of: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Messiah. He was cut off out of the land of the living; arranged.
Container of: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Messiah. Lift up your heads, O ye gates; arranged.
Container of: Chapple, Samuel, 1775-1833. O come, let us sing unto the Lord.
Container of: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Zauberflöte. O Isis und Osiris (Aria and chorus); arranged.
Container of: Kent, James, 1700-1776. Who is this that cometh from Edom?
Container of: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Israel in Egypt. Moses, and the children of Israel; arranged.
Container of: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Israel in Egypt. Lord shall reign; arranged.
Container of: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Israel in Egypt. For the host of Pharaoh; arranged.
Container of: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Israel in Egypt. And Miriam the prophetess; arranged.
Container of: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Israel in Egypt. Sing ye to the Lord; arranged.
Container of: Vesper hymn.
Hark! The vesper hymn is stealing.
OCLC:
957512405
Publisher Number:
00828021614521 gtin-14
828021614521
COR16145 CORO
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