The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford — Archive recordings 1906–60
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  • The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford — Archive recordings 1906–60

The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford — Archive recordings 1906–60

This anthology of early recordings by Magdalen College Choir. From the late Victorian period to 1960. Includes material recorded over a century ago on the Odeon label, May morning from a Pathé Newsreel soundtrack, and BBC choral evensong broadcasts. Only available to purchase from the college.

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  • 1. Magdalen College and its Chapel (John Betjeman)
  • 2-3. She alone charmeth my sadness / Vulcan's Song (John Lomas)
  • 4-5. A Cradle-Song of the Blessed Virgin / In Excelsis Gloria (Magdalen Glee Singers)
  • 6. Hymnus Eucharisticus – Benjamin Rogers
  • 7-8. Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in G – Herbert Sumsion
  • 9. O let me at thy footstoole fall – Martin Peerson
  • 10. The Passion according to St Matthew – Richard Davy
  • 11. Almighty God, who hast me brought in safety to the present day – Thomas Ford
  • 12. Jesu, dulcis memoria – Richard Dering
  • 13. Haec Dies quam fecit Dominus – John Sheppard
  • 14. Thy word is a lantern – Henry Purcell
  • 15. Alleluia, laus et gloria – Orlande de Lassus
  • 16-17. Magnificat & Nunc dimittis from the First Service – Thomas Tomkins
  • 18. O God, when thou went'st before the people – Martin Peerson
  • 19. We will rejoice – Bernard Rose
  • 20-21. Magnificat & Nunc dimittis from the Magdalen Service – Kenneth Leighton
  • 22. Bring us, O Lord God – William Harris

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