When David heard that Absalom was slain / The Choir of Ormond College.
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||Canticles for evening prayer (1983) the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
Recorded/performed at: Dining Hall, Ormond College, Melbourne, on 1985.
|Gordon Kerry||Choir of Ormond College, Douglas Lawrence|
Also includes: I sat down under His shadow / Edward Bairstow -- Magificat, and Nunc Dimittis / Orlando Gibbons -- Set me as a seal upon thine heart / William Walton -- Lord, we beseech Thee / Adrian Batten -- When David heard that Absalom was slain / Thomas Tomkins -- Miserere / Gregorio Allegri -- Psalm 23 / John Goss -- Psalm 42 / Samual Sebastian Wesley -- Psalm 137 / George Mursell Garrett -- Sing unto the Lord / Christopher Tye.
The Choir of Ormond College specialised in liturgical music of the 16th and 20th centuries. This recording also includes a number of psalm settings, including Allegri's "Miserere", a setting of the penitential Psalm 51 originally used only in the Sistine Chapel during Holy Week.
CD liner notes can be downloaded from Move Records website.
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