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Author Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.

Title A Boy was born ; Hymn to St. Cecilia ; A.M.D.G. ; A shepherd's carol [sound recording] / Britten.

Imprint London, England : Virgin Classics, p1988.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    C BRIT BB E28CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 003000 000958 002000 000406
Note For unacc. chorus; the 2nd work sung by 5 solo voices.
Words of the 1st work from various sources; words of the 2nd and 4th works by W.H. Auden; the words of the 3rd by Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Compact disc.
Durations: 30:00; 9:58; 20:00; 4:06.
Program notes by Colin Matthews in English with French and German translations and English texts included.
Contents A boy was born -- Hymn to St. Cecilia -- A.M.D.G. -- A shepherd's carol.
Performer London Sinfonietta Chorus (1st and 3rd-4th works) ; Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral (1st work) ; London Sinfonietta Voices (2nd work) ; Terry Edwards, conductor and bass (in the 2nd work).
Event Recorded Oct. 1987 and Apr. 1988, St. Giles, Cripplegate, London.
Subject Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 -- Musical settings.
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 -- Musical settings.
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Vocal quintets, Unaccompanied.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Added Author Edwards, Terry. Conductor. Performer.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Boy was born. 1988.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Hymn to St. Cecilia. 1988.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. A.M.D.G. 1988.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Shepherd's carol. 1988.
London Sinfonietta. Chorus. Performer.
St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England). Choristers. Performer.
London Sinfonietta. Voices. Performer.
Added Title Boy was born.
Hymn to St. Cecilia.
Shepherd's carol.
Choral music. Selections
Standard No. 7567907282
Music No. VC 7 90728-2 Virgin Classics

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