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EVENING CANTICLES FOR UPPER VOICES
Ely Cathedral Girls’ Choir
Sarah MacDonald conductor
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The Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (affectionately known as the “Mag and Nunc”) are said and sung daily throughout the world during services in most Christian denominations. In the Anglican tradition, they are specifically paired in the service of Evening Prayer.
This CD features settings from the 19th and 20th century stalwarts Harris, Howells, and Rose, as well as newer settings written within the last 20 years with several first recordings.
Total Playing time: 79:39
Recorded in Ely Cathedral on 16–18 April 2016 by permission of the Dean and Chapter
Producer and engineer: Gary Cole
Assistant engineer: Andy Gammon
Editing: Myles Eastwood and Gary Cole
Sample audio extracts
‘…the quality and blend of the sound of the girls, [is] uniform in both the strongest and most delicate moments, and in articular in the highest registers… Secondly, the musical sense of the shape and style in the phrasing in music which ranges from carefully articulated and idiomatic nuances… to the flexibilities required to cope with the longer and broader phrases of the Parry and Ireland.’ Organists’ Review June 2013 reviewing REGCD397