Evensong Live 2015


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The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Directed by Stephen Cleobury

Released 1 June 2015


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The tracks on this album were recorded live during Evensong services in the 2013-2014 academic year, as part of the College’s regular Chapel webcasts. This collection provides a snapshot of the ensemble during a fleeting moment in its five-century history, and a glimpse of the daily music making that is so integral to life at King’s.

The recordings were made during services using a state-of-the-art recording system concealed in the roof, vestry and organ loft, with microphones suspended discreetly above the choir stalls.

“Precise and graceful singing” – The Guardian

1 Loquebantur variis linguis 05:12 Tallis, Thomas
2 Videte miraculum 10:04 Tallis, Thomas
3 Ave Maria 04:17 Parsons, Robert
4 Magnificat 04:17 Swayne, Giles
5 Totus Tuus 09:44 Górecki, Henryk
Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël
6 i. O magnum mysterium 02:51 Poulenc, Francis
7 ii. Quem vidistis pastores dicite 02:40 Poulenc, Francis
8 iii. Videntes stellam 02:38 Poulenc, Francis
9 iv. Hodie Christus natus est 02:24 Poulenc, Francis
10 Hear my prayer 10:39 Mendelssohn, Felix
11 Hear my words, ye people 14:35 Parry, Sir Charles Hubert Hastings
12 Antiphon (from Five Mystical Songs) 03:30 Vaughan Williams, Ralph
13 Litanies 05:35 Alain, Jehan
Total playing time – 78:26


Recorded at 44.1kHz 24-bit PCM stereo in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, by kind permission of the Provost and Fellows, between May 2013 and March 2014.

Producer & Engineer  Benjamin Sheen
Mastering  Benjamin Sheen