Dunstaple/Part/Williams / Nicholas / Phillips : Merton Collection

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 Notes & Reviews
In 2014, Merton College in Oxford celebrates it's 750th year. For this disc, Benjamin Nicholas and Peter Phillips have created a program that journeys through three quarters of a millennium of choral repertoire. Not just a demonstration of this accomplished ensemble's versatility, the recording also provides a bird's-eye view of some important moments in musical history, and features two composers - John Dunstaple and Lennox Berkeley - associated with the college as well as three works specially commissioned for the anniversary celebrations. The choir, a relatively recent addition to this illustrious college's complement of treasures, gives stylish and committed performances in the famous acoustic of Merton's chapel.

Magnificat (Merton College Service) [3:54]
Nunc Dimittis (Merton College Service) [2:55] Eriks Esenvalds (B
Veni Sancte Spiritus/Veni Creator [5:07] John Dunstaple (C.1390-
Libera Nos, Salva Nos I [2:42] John Sheppard (C.1515-1558)
The Woman With the Alabaster Box [5:19] Arvo PaRt (B. 1935)
There Is An Old Belief [4:54] Hubert Parry (1848-1918)
Praise Our Lord, All Ye Gentiles [2:45] William Byrd (1539/40-16
This Is the Record of John [4:09] Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Veni Sponsa Christi [2:44] Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
Hear My Prayer, O Lord [2:14]
Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences [2:47] Henry Purcell (1659-1695
Valiant - For
Justorum Animae [3:19]
Beati Quorum Via [3:34] Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Magnificat (Second Service'In F Fa Ut') [5:27]
Nunc Dimittis (Second Service'In F Fa Ut') [2:39] William Mundy
Beati Quorum Via [3:36] James Lavino (B. 1973)
Lord, Let Me Know Mine End [6:09] Maurice Greene (1696-1755)
Sacred Origins [4:26] Ola Gjeilo (B. 1978)