The Men and Boys Choir of the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban
Director: Barry Rose
Organ: Andrew Parnell and Peter Dyke
Above all praise and majesty Felix Mendelssohn
Day by day Martin How
Sanctus & Benedictus Peter Hurford
Agnus Dei Peter Hurford
Let all mortal flesh keep silence Edward Bairstow
Panis Angelicus César Franck
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills Ernest Walker
Te Deum laudamus in G Herbert Sumsion
Blake's Cradle Song Christopher Head
I give you a new commandment John Shepherd
A Hymne to God the Father Pelham Humfrey
Though I speak with the tongues of men Edward Bairstow
Ex ore innocentium John Ireland
Benedictus (from the Service in B flat) Charles Villiers Stanford
Risen Lord Barry Rose
Ubi caritas et amor Maurice Duruflé
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Magnificat in C major (1996) Malcolm Archer
Organ solo: Now thank we all our God J.S.Bach arr. Virgil Fox
Jubilate Deo in F John Ireland
Total playing time 72m 00s
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Praise And Majesty
The last recording of Barry Rose's outstanding boys choir before he retired at Christmas 1997
Praise And Majesty is an anthology of music as heard in the sung Services in the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St.Alban - both on weekdays and on Sundays.
Recorded in the nave of the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban February 1991, February 1995, and March 1997.
Produced by Andrew Lumsden, Lee Ward, Caryll Newnham and Simon Baker.
Recorded and edited by Lance Andrews
Cover photograph of the interior of the tower of St Albans Cathedral