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Vivanco: Missa Assumpsit Jesus & Motets

De Profundis & Robert Hollingworth

2018, Hyperion

The opulent male voices of De Profundis bring the complex and gorgeous sonic tapestries woven by Sebastián de Vivanco in Renaissance Spain thrillingly to life.

 

*** Listed as No. 1 in the best CDs of 2018 in El Pais - Spain's national newspaper ***

Forgotten Vienna

The Amadè Players; The Choir of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge; George Clifford & Dominika Fehér (violins); Nicholas Newland (director)

2015, Resonus

London-based period instrument ensemble, The Amadè Players, with their artistic director and conductor Nicholas Newland, make their recording debut with this innovative and fascinating programme of works from unjustly neglected composers of the early classical era.Inspired by Newland’s original research into the period, the group explore composers who inspired and cultivated innovation in eighteenth-century Vienna. Alongside Haydn and Mozart, these composers revolutionised the symphony in particular, while making drastic impacts on the concerto and sacred vocal genres.

The Amadè Players are also joined by the Choir of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (dir. David Skinner), for the Requiem Mass in E flat major by Johann Baptist Waṅhal.

William Croft - Burial Service & Anthems

The Choir of Sidney Sussex College - Cambridge. David Skinner (Conductor).

2015, Obsidian

William Croft (1678 1727) was the finest English composer of his age, having followed in the footsteps of Henry Purcell and John Blow at Westminster Abbey. This recording highlights his full anthems and Burial Service published in his ambitious and successful Musica Sacra of 1724. Croft was deeply inspired by Tallis and, at the height of his career, flourished in the shadow of Handel.

The Virtuoso Organist: Tudor & Jacobean Masterworks

Stephen Farr (organ) with The Gentlemen of the Choir of Sidney Sussex College directed by David Skinner

2015, Resonus

Acclaimed organist, Stephen Farr returns with an album of organ masterworks from the Tudor and Jacobean era performed on the new Taylor & Boody Organ (Opus 66) of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

The Epic Of Everest

New soundtrack: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted Andrew Gourlay

2014, The British Film Institute

"We expect no mercy from Everest," said George Mallory as he began his final ascent on the treacherous mountain - and he got none. Captain John Noel's moving and visually ravishing account puts the human struggle at its heart, while bringing home his own rapture at the 'lost world' of Tibet. Simon Fisher Turner's score gives majestic expression to Noel's passion and sense of wonder.

Great Choral Anthems

THE CHOIR OF SIDNEY SUSSEX, CAMBRIDGE directed David Skinner

2013, The Gift of Music

This album presents a selection of British choral anthems taken mainly from the Victorian and Edwardian periods, a time which saw a particular explosion in musical composition for the church. 
 

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