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Choral works by Sir Philip Ledger
The Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge
directed by Sir Philip Ledger* and David Rowland

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Description

Sir Philip Ledger (1937–2012) was one of the most distinguished British musicians of his generation – He was Director of Music at King’s College, Cambridge, Principal of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and a world-respected accompanist, conductor and composer.

This is the first recording entirely devoted to his choral compositions and includes the larger-scale work Requiem – A thanksgiving for life.

This beautiful and easily-accessible music has many admirers across the world.

Track List

Requiem A thanksgiving for life*
27:33
Birth of the soul
2:17
Requiem aeternam
2:46
Kyrie eleison
3:10
Thanksgiving hymn
2:50
Sanctus
2:11
Benedictus
2:02
Agnus Dei
2:00
Pie Jesu
3:28
Final journey of the soul
4:15
In paradisum
2:31
Adam Lay Ybounden
2:29
Advent Calendar
2:49
A spotless rose
1:46
Jesus Christ the apple tree
4:24
In the bleak mid-winter
4:44
Lie still and slumber (Two lullabies for Christmas)
i Hush! my dear, lie still and slumber
3:22
ii Hush you, my baby
4:15
Good Christian men, rejoice*
2:01
If ye love me
2:46
Loving Shepherd of thy sheep
2:40
Do not stand at my grave and weep
3:02
O Master, let me walk with Thee
3:47
Christ's journey
1:35
This joyful Eastertide
3:03

Total playing time: 70:22

Production credits

Recorded in the Chapel of Jesus College, Cambridge on 7/8 December 2008 by kind permission of the Master and Fellows

Recording producer and engineer: Gary Cole

Sample audio extracts

Reviews

‘The performance… is well-nigh faultess…these are definitive accounts’  American Record Guide April 2010