Alto CD

Haydn: Nelson Mass/ Croft: Burial Service / Bach: St John Passion

Haydn: Nelson Mass/ Croft: Burial Service / Bach: St John Passion Choir of King’s College Cambridge David Willcocks Bach, with Simon Preston, organ Catalogue Number: ALC 1184 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Haydn) “resonant King’s acoustic…the effect is admirably full-blooded and vivid” (Penguin Guide 3 stars) (Croft) “Another unforgettable experience […]

December 1st, 2012
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Tudor Masters: Taverner & Gibbons

Tudor Masters: Taverner & Gibbons Choir of King’s College Cambridge David Willcocks Catalogue Number: ALC 1183 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Taverner) “greatest English composer of the reign of Henry VIII, which saw the last fine flowering of our insular school of vocal polyphony…This alone would be enough to make […]

December 1st, 2012
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Christmas at King’s College Cambridge

Christmas at King’s College Cambridge Choir of King’s College Cambridge Simon Preston (organ) David Willcocks Catalogue Number: ALC 1190 Number of Discs: 1 ‘The number of boy choristers was fixed at 16 by King Henry in 1453 and it is 16 still. While originally there were six lay clerks, there are now 12 choral scholars, […]

November 7th, 2012
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Byrd: Mass for 5 Voices/ Ave Verum Corpus etc/ Gibbons: Verse Anthems

Byrd: Mass for 5 Voices/ Ave Verum Corpus etc/ Gibbons: Verse Anthems William Byrd (1543-1623): Mass For Five Voices King’s College Choir, Cambridge David Willcocks Catalogue Number: ALC 1182 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 67:00 STEREO 1961 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Mass for 5 Voices) “the serenity of the King’s account, with […]

April 1st, 2012
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J S Bach: Motet BWV227 / Sacred Part-Songs / St John Passion choruses

J S Bach: Motet BWV227 / Sacred Part-Songs / St John Passion choruses King’s College Choir, Cambridge David Willcocks Catalogue Number: ALC 1181 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 70:15 stereo 1961 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “It’s rather nice to go back to the King’s way, to the old firm of Willcocks and […]

April 1st, 2012
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