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CD: 'Invocation' (Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir, 2011)

CD cover: 'Invocation' (Regent Records, 2011)



Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir's second CD includes three first recordings of works by leading British composer - James MacMillan - who attended the recording session.


Detailed Description

Choral music by Kenneth Leighton and James MacMillan

Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir
Directed by Paul Spicer, Organ David Saint

“...the singing from this student ensemble is inspiring for its lovely tone and all-pervading sense of innigkeit….One of the nicest English anthologies to have crossed the choral desk for some time
American Record Guide
reviewing Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir's CD 'To Music' May/June 2008

  1. God’s grandeur – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) (4:36)
  2. Laudi alla Vergine Maria – James MacMillan (b.1959) (7:32)*
  3. Missa Sancti Thomae  – Leighton  (20:02)*
    Kyrie (2:10)
    Credo (5:08)
    Sanctus (1:36)
    Benedictus (1:58)
    Agnus Dei (3:20)
    Gloria (5:20)
  4. The Song of the Lamb – MacMillan (7:21)*
  5. Invocation – MacMillan (5:38)*
  6. Quam dilecta!  – Leighton (7:51)*
  7. Cantos Sagrados – MacMillan (22:23)
    I. Identity (8:38)
    II. Virgin of Guadalupe (7:48)
    III. Sun Stone (5:57)

* First recording

Total playing time: 74:56

Price includes Postage and Packing.

To find out more about Birmingham Conservatoire and its Chamber Choir, visit the Birmingham Conservatoire website: www.bcu.ac.uk/conservatoire

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