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    Heaven in Ordinarie
    Choral and Organ Music by Philip Wilby, The Exon Singers, directed by Matthew Owens


    Catalogue Number: REGCD338

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    Heaven in Ordinarie
    Choral and Organ Music by Philip Wilby
    The Exon Singers, directed by Matthew Owens
    Jeffrey Makinson organ

    " the committed, expressive singing of the Exon Singers under the inspired direction of Matthew Owens will delight listeners ... A rewarding and enjoyable CD.."

    Gramophone December 2011

    " ..directness, rhythmic vitality and harmonies of almost luxurious beauty...this long-overdue survey boasts superb performances from all concerned.."

    Choir & Organ, january 2012

    Best known as one of the most popular British composers for brass band, Philip Wilby also has a long-standing affinity with the medium of choral music. This second recording
    on Regent Records from the critically-acclaimed Exon Singers, directed by Matthew Owens, features a selection of his approachable sacred choral and organ works.

    All first recordings, except track 11.

    Companions of the Lord : An Evensong
    Introit: Companions of the Lord (3:47)
    Preces (1:08)
    Psalm 24: The Earth is the Lord’s (4:38)
    Scriptural Sentence 1: Genesis 18: 2-3 (1:08)
    Magnificat (for St Paul’s Cathedral) (5:42)
    Scriptural Sentence 2: John 12:1-3 (1:38)
    Nunc Dimittis (for St Paul’s Cathedral) (2:39)   
    Responses & Collects (6:02)   
    Ave Maria (4:30)   
    Final Responses (0:59)   
    Organ Voluntary: Recessional on Michael (3:31)

    Two Choral Prayers
    A Prayer for St Thomas (4:12)
    Prayer (men’s voices) (3:34)

    Organ Prelude (from A Passion for our Times) (2:02)

    Two Wedding Anthems
    Breathe on me, Breath of God (3:08)
    Thou didst delight my eyes (4:51)

    Prelude, Fugue and Toccata for Organ (10:29)
    Prelude (3:06)
    Fugue (3:00)
    Toccata (4:23)

    Total playing time: 64:03

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