Jubilate: 500 Years of Cathedral Music | Decca 4831531

Jubilate: 500 Years of Cathedral Music

Label: Decca

Cat No: 4831531

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 17th March 2017



The world’s first cathedral super-group, in an album from St Paul’s Cathedral Choir augmented on 4 tracks by choristers from no fewer than 49 cathedrals, all recorded in the astonishing acoustics of St Paul’s Cathedral.

500 years of best-loved cathedral music on one album, from Tallis to Rutter, with Handel, Stanford, Mendelssohn, Parry and more between.

St Paul’s 2016 Head Chorister Nathaniel Morley sings ‘O for the Wings of a Dove’, a work that sold 6 million copies in a recording by chorister Ernest Lough in the early 20th century.

A special arrangement by John Rutter of A Gaelic Blessing, sung by Welsh baritone Aled Jones.

Every copy sold supports the ‘Diamond Fund for Choristers’ in its goal to raise £10m to support cathedral music.

1. Handel - Zadok the Priest*
2. Rutter - Gaelic Blessing with Aled Jones
3. Weelkes - Hosanna to the Son of David
4. Tallis - Salvator Mundi
5. Byrd - Prevent us O Lord
6. Purcell - O God thou art my God
7. Greene - Lord let me know mine end
8. Mendelssohn - Hear my Prayer I
9. Mendelssohn - Hear my Prayer II: O For the Wings of a Dove
10. Stanford - Justorum animae
11. Balfour Gardiner - Evening Hymn
12. Ireland - Greater Love
13. Vaughan Williams - O taste and see
14. Walton - Jubilate Deo
15. Rutter - The Lord Bless You and Keep You
16. Goodall - The Lord is my Shepherd
17. Mealor - Ubi Caritas
18. Rutter - Gaelic Blessing (full choir)*
19. Parry - I was glad*

*with The Cathedral Choristers of Britain

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