This page lists all recordings of Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Short Service), by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) on CD & download (MP3 & FLAC). Generally, more recent releases are listed first, but with priority given to those that are in stock.
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Gibbons: Church Music
“The artistry of the performers perfectly matches Gibbons's demands in this Critics' Choice disc. Limpid clarity, sensitivity to text and earnest delivery reveal the subtleties of the composer's writing.” BBC Music Magazine, April 2007 ****
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Gibbons: Tudor Church Music
The world renowned choir of King’s College Cambridge and their iconic director, Sir David Willcocks, give performances of the church music of Orlando Gibbons, a composer who had close associations with the Cambridge college. Included are the famous anthems ‘This is the record of John’ and ‘Hosanna to the son of David’.
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Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis Vol. 3
“this is an excellent record...the Lichfield sound is refreshing and the vitality of the performance remains a good bracing pleasure throughout."” Gramophone Magazine
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O Sing Joyfully
Psalm 114 (Tonus Peregrinus ed. Christopher Totney)
Evening Service for four voices: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake
Psalm 126: When the Lord turned again
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Short Service)
Love of the Father
Psalm 115: Not unto us, O God
Glory to thee, my God, this night
If ye love me
Short Service (Dorian) for 4 voices: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Loquebantur variis linguis
Psalm 131: Lord, I am not high-minded
David Jackson (organ)
The Chapel Choir of University College, Christopher Totney
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Gibbons: Choral and Organ Music
“The Oxford Camerata provides a representative selection of choral works by Gibbons, together with three of his organ pieces. The programme is introduced by a bright and busy performance of the eight-part O clap your hands, followed by the noble verse anthem Great Lord of Lords – and it's pleasing to hear in this piece, and in the other verse-anthems, the rich timbre of the countertenor Robin Blaze, a welcome acquisition for the Camerata, which has a great deal of vocal talent in its make-up. They tackle the gently moving See,see, the Word is incarnate with great confidence, together with the First and Second Services and the quiet collects with all the knowledge and aplomb of cathedral lay clerks or choral scholars from Oxford and Cambridge. Laurence Cummings plays two short preludes, the one in G major – a real test of agility – from Parthenia and that in D minor from Benjamin Cosyn's VirginalBook. The Fantazia of four parts is a most extraordinary work, quite hard to steady and control.
A welcome addition to the programme.” Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010
“...a welcome addition to the programme. At a budget price, this CD is worth every penny.” Gramophone Magazine
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