Various Artists

Various Artists: Advent Live 2

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Various Artists

Title: Advent Live 2
Label: Signum Uk
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

The sublime Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge return with the second volume in their Advent series - celebrating the advent season from within the Christian tradition; a season celebrated since at least the sixth century. This splendid live recording, from within the Chapel of St. John's College itself, features Christmas favorites, including Britten's Deo Gracias from A Ceremony of Carols as well as gorgeous performances of lesser known works by modern composers including Jonathan Dove, Arvo Pärt and Paul Manz. The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge (link is external) is one of the finest collegiate choirs in the world - known and loved by millions from it's broadcasts, concert tours and over 90 recordings. Founded in the 1670s, the Choir is known for it's rich, warm and distinctive sound, it's expressive interpretations and it's ability to sing in a variety of styles. Alongside this discipline, the Choir is particularly proud of it's happy, relaxed and mutually supportive atmosphere. The Choir is directed by Andrew Nethsingha following in a long line of eminent Directors of Music, recently Dr George Guest, Dr Christopher Robinson and Dr David Hill.

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