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A YEAR AT ELY
LATEST CD FROM ELY CATHEDRAL CHOIR

The disc was recorded by Regent in February 2014. The programme of music includes a number of first recordings - amongst them a striking new anthem ("Death, be not proud") specially composed for the choir by Francis Grier.

Ely Cathedral Choir, directed by Paul Trepte. Edmund Aldhouse organ, Alex Berry organ II*

Track Listing:

1 Advent: Out of your sleep - Richard Rodney Bennett
2 Christmas: Away in a manger - William James Kirkpatrick, arr Pat Brandon
Treble solo: Thomas Tolliday
3 Epiphany: Ascribe unto the Lord - Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Soloists: Trebles: Alex Layfield; Joshua Cooper. Altos: Ashley Harries; Karl Read
4 Candlemas: Nunc dimittis in B flat (6-part, 1916) - Charles Wood

Nunc dimittis in B flat - Charles Wood

5 Lent: Prayer  - Ben Parry*
6 Holy week: When David heard - Thomas Tomkins
7 Easter: My beloved spake - Patrick Hadley

My beloved spake - Patrick Hadley

8 Laudate pueri, Op 39, no. 2 - Felix Mendelssohn
9 Ascension: Coelos ascendit hodie - Charles Villiers Stanford
10 Pentecost: Come Holy Ghost, the Maker - Cedric Thorpe Davie
11 St. Etheldreda: A Hymn to St. Etheldreda - Matthew Martin

A Hymn to St. Etheldreda - Matthew Martin

12 Beati quorum via - Stanford
13 Harvest: Fear not, O land - Herbert Sumsion
Baritone solo: Sam Mitchell
14 All Souls: Justorum animae - Stanford
15 Remembrance: Death be not proud - Francis Grier
Soloists: Trebles: Tristan Harding; Aron Jordan.
Alto: Ashley Harries; Tenor: David Calvert

Death be not proud - Francis Grier

16 Christ the King: O clap your hands - John Rutter

First recordings
Ref REGCD441

Read the 'American Music Journal' review here.

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