Locus Iste (CD)

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The Choir of St John's College Cambridge, Andrew Nethsingha

Locus Iste celebrates two milestones for the Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, marking their 100th recording release, as well as the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the College Chapel.

Directed by Andrew Nethsingha, the programme makes great use of the Chapel’s renowned acoustic and reflects upon the Choir’s past, present and future. Showcasing choral classics from the past 150 years, the recording also includes two new commissions as well as solo cello by 2012 BBC Young Musician of the Year and current St John’s undergraduate, Laura van der Heijden.

Founded in the 1670s, The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, is one of the finest collegiate choirs in the world – known and loved by millions for its rich, warm and distinctive sound, expressive interpretations and ability to sing in a variety of styles.

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  1. Harris: Faire is the heaven
  2. Rorem: Sing my soul, His wondrous love
  3. Finzi: God is gone up
  4. Britten: Hymn to the Virgin
  5. Stanford: Justorum animae
  6. Tavener: The Lamb
  7. Dove: Seek him that maketh the seven stars
  8. Poulenc: Salve Regina
  9. Robinson: Jesu, grant me this, I pray
  10. Woolf: O vos omnes
  11. Britten: Jubilate in C
  12. Bruckner: Locus Iste
  13. Swayne: Adam lay ibounden
  14. Rachmaninoff: Cherubic Hymn
  15. Parry: Blest pair of sirens