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Recording of the Month: February 2017

O for the wings of a dove   Chandos CHAN 6519

Choirs of Ely Cathedral, Westminster Abbey & Worcester Cathedral

This gem of a CD is in the Chandos bargain price ‘Collect’ series with a delightful collection of works including:  J S Bach  Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Howells Magnficat & Nunc Dimittis in G, Mozart Ave verum corpus K 618, Vaughan Williams O taste and see, Mendelssohn Hear my prayer, Balfour Gardiner Te lucis ante terminum, Stanford The Lord is my shepherd, S S Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, Elgar O hearken thou Op 64 and Howells All my hope on God is founded.   Beautifully sung by this unusual combination of choirs for the special bargain price of £5.75.  Ordering details, with excerpts of each track, from

http://www.prestoclassical.co.uk/r/Chandos/CHAN6519