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    Vox dicentis
    Choral music by E W Naylor The Choir of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, Organists George Lacey and Adam Mathias, Directed by Richard Latham


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    Vox dicentis
    Choral music by E W Naylor
    The Choir of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
    Organists George Lacey and Adam Mathias
    Directed by Richard Latham

    ‘His music is beautiful, tuneful, and dramatic. Listening to various anthems, you can hear a very strong church music influence. He is not afraid of using unison phrases to
    emphasise the text. Track four is particularly great. Jubilate Deo’ he writes it with a great triumph and pomp, which befits the words: ‘O be joyful in the Lord’ The choir are excellent as one would expect from a Cambridge College choir The youthful voices really make for a clean crisp sound, with barely any inter-note vibrato on this CD;
    which deserves great thanks!’

    Hifi April 2014

    ‘a committed, spacious, and dramatic performance...I warmly recommend this disc to lovers of English music.’
    Organists’ Review September 2014

    Edward Woodall Naylor (1867–1934) was Organist of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, from 1898 until his death.

    Apart from his well-known anthem ‘Vox dicentis: Clama’ and a few canticle settings, very little of his music is known, or is in the repertoire of choirs, today.

    This is the first recording entirely devoted to his choral works, and contains seven first recordings.

    Vox dicentis: Clama (8:29)
    Behold, God is great* (5:41)
    Te Deum Laudamus in A (7:50)
    Jubilate Deo in A (4:06)
    We have heard with our ears* (9:20)
    Magnificat in A (3:38)
    Nunc dimittis in A (3:00)
    I will cause the shower to come down* (4:23)
    This is the month, and this the happy morn* (4:24)
    Benedicite in G (7:08)
    O Jerusalem, look about thee* (6:15)
    And there shall be signs* (4:56)
    Christ both died, and rose* (4:47)
    Final Responses – Ferial (0:49)
    Final Responses – Festal (0:46)                        *première recording

    Total Playing time: 75:34   

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