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Recording of the month: March 2016

Easter Day at Hereford

Regent  REGCD 478

The choir of Hereford Cathedral conducted by Geraint Bowen

This new recording by Hereford Cathedral choir features works typically sung by the choir during the three main services on Easter Day. You can hear the Responses and Psalms for Matins, Stanford’s Te Deum and Jubilate in C, and the favourite Easter hymn ‘Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem‘.  The Eucharist features works in Latin by William Byrd and John Tavener and Langlais’s Messe Solennelle. Choral Evensong features Howells’ setting of the Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (the St Paul’s Service), and S S Wesley’s beautiful Blessed be the God and Father, written when Wesley was Organist of Hereford Cathedral.  You will enjoy this highly recommended CD, available from http://www.prestoclassical.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Easter+at+Hereford