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Britten: Saint Nicolas CD (King's College)

Britten: Saint Nicolas CD (King's College)

Released for the centenary of Britten's birth this CD features Britten's Saint Nicolas, Hymn to St Cecilia and Rejoice in the Lamb.
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Benjamin Britten 100. Marking the centenary of Britten's birth, and the special relationship that he had with The Choir of King's College, this disc presents Britten's Saint Nicolas cantata, alongside two of his best-known choral works. The Choir is joined by the Britten Sinfonia and alumnus Andrew Kennedy.

 

SAINT NICOLAS

1: i. Introduction

2: ii. The Birth of Nicolas

3: iii. Nicholas devotes himself to God

4: iv. He journeys to Palestine

5: v. Nicolas comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop

6: vi. Nicolas from Prison

7: vii. Nicolas and the Pickled Boys

8: viii. His piety and marvellous works

9: ix. The Death of Nicolas

 

 

10: HYMN TO ST CECILIA

 

11: REJOICE IN THE LAMB

 

Andrew Kennedy: tenor

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge 2012

Britten Sinfonia, Jacqueline Shave

Sawston Village College Choir

Cums Chorus

Stephen Cleobury: conductor

 

Running Time: 76:32 mins

Audio CD & SACD Dual Layer Disc

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