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The Choir of King's College, Cambridge

The Choir of King's College Cambridge & Stephen Cleobury - The Complete Argo Recordings (20CD)

Stephen Cleobury’s 37-year tenure as director of music at King’s College Cambridge ensured the most famous choir in the world maintained the high standards set by his illustrious predecessors, David Willcocks & Philip Ledger. Cleobury expanded the repertory of the choir and enhanced its global reputation through more frequent tours and television broadcasts. Under his direction, the choir set down a wonderful legacy of recordings, enriched by the chapel’s legendary acoustic.

TRACK LIST

CD 1
TALLIS Spem in allium (40-part motet), Lamentations etc.

CD 2
VICTORIA Mass & Motet “O quam gloriosum”; PALESTRINA Mass & Motet “Tues Petrus”

CD 3
LASSUS Three Masses – Missa Vinum Bonum (Good Wine Mass), Missa Triste depart, Missa Quand’io pens’al martire

CD 4
GABRIELI The Glory of Venice
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

CD 5
VIVALDI Dixit Dominus; Beatus Vir
Isobel Buchanan, Jennifer Smith, Helen Watts, Ian Partridge, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra

CD 6
HANDEL Dixit Dominus; Laudate pueri Dominum
Isobel Buchanan, Ann Mackay, Michael Chance, William Kendall, Henry Herford, English Chamber Orchestra

CD 7–8
HANDEL Messiah (1752 Version 1)
Lynne Dawson, Hilary Summers, John Mark Ainsley, Alastair Miles, The Brandenburg Consort

CD 9–10
HANDEL Israel in Egypt
Ian Bostridge, Michael Chance, Susan Gritton, Stephen Varcoe, The Brandenburg Consort

CD 11
MOZART Mass in C Minor, K139/47a (“Waisenhaus-Messe”), Mass in C Major, K257 (“Credo-Messe”)
Susanne Mentzer, Bernadette Manca di Nissa, Neil Mackie, Stephen Roberts, English Chamber Orchestra

CD 12
MOZART Masses – Coronation Mass, K317; Missa Solemnis, K337
Margaret Marshall, Ann Murray, Rogers Covey-Crump, David Wilson-Johnson, English Chamber Orchestra

CD 13
“HEAR MY PRAYER” – Choral music by Mendelssohn & Brahms

CD 14
VERDI Quattro pezzi sacri (Four Sacred Pieces)
Cambridge University Music Society, London Philharmonic Orchestra

CD 15
BRITTEN A Ceremony of Carols*; Rejoice in the Lamb; A Boy was Born
Rachel Masters, harp*

CD 16
“A Celebration of Herbert Howells” incl. Collegium Regale

CD 17
MAXWELL DAVIES Solstice of Light; Five Carols; Hymn to the Word of God

CD 18
“HOLY, HOLY, HOLY” – 16 Favourite Hymns

CD 19
“O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL” – 16 Favourite Christmas Carols

CD 20
“THE KING’S COLLECTION” – includes Song for Athene; Miserere; Panis Angelicus; Zadok The Priest; Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring