Rutter Magnificat £7.00

The Cambridge Singers | City of London Sinfonia | Patricia Forbes (soprano)
John Rutter (conductor)

Rutter Magnificat

Rutter’s Magnificat for soprano, choir and orchestra uses the traditional Magnificat text, based on the Virgin Mary’s prayer on learning she would give birth to Christ and extended with Marian prayers and poems chosen by the composer, to create a work reminiscent of outdoor processions in honour of the Virgin.

The Sprig of Thyme £9.00

The Cambridge Singers | City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter (conductor)

The Sprig of Thyme

The Sprig of Thyme offers a selection of traditional songs of the British Isles, with long-standing favourites as Willow Song and The Miller of Dee and lesser known gems as O Can Ye Sew Cushions and The Sprig of Thyme. The album includes many new settings for choir and small instrumental group by John Rutter.

Be thou my vision £9.00

The Cambridge Singers | City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter (conductor)

Be thou my vision

Gathered from across the Collegium catalogue, Be thou my vision includes all of the sacred choral pieces for which Rutter is justly famous, representing for the first time a handy compendium of the best-loved Rutter works in their definitive performances by the Cambridge Singers, directed by the composer.

There is sweet music £9.00

The Cambridge Singers
John Rutter (conductor)

There is sweet music

Featuring masterpieces by Britten, Vaughan Williams, Stanford, Delius and Elgar alongside folk-song arrangements by Bairstow, Chapman, Grainger, Holst, Moeran and Stanford, this collection highlights a golden age of the English part-song.

Gloria £9.00

The Cambridge Singers | Philip Jones Brass Ensemble | City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter (conductor)

Gloria

Alongside Gloria and several of Rutter’s most popular shorter pieces (including For the Beauty of the Earth and All things Bright and Beautiful), are pieces especially recorded for this release – Cantate Domino, Arise, Shine, Wedding Canticle and Hymn to the Creator of Light.

Mass of the Children £14.00

The Cambridge Singers | Cantate Youth Choir | City of London Sinfonia | Joanne Lunn (soprano) | Roderick Williams (baritone)
John Rutter (conductor)

Mass of the Children

Mass of the Children was written to bring children’s and adults’ choirs together, in the way that performing in Britten’s War Requiem did for the young John Rutter as a school chorister. The five-movement work has become popular with choirs the world over. Eight anthems and motets complete the album.

Visions and Requiem £14.00

The Cambridge Singers | Choristers of the Temple Church | Aurora Orchestra | Kerson Leong (violin)
John Rutter (conductor)

Visions and Requiem

John Rutter’s Visions is a four-movement showpiece for solo violin, string orchestra, harp and choir of treble voices, based on the theme of Jerusalem, the Holy City of prophetic imaginations. Alongside it, the Cambridge Singers take advantage of 30 years of technology advancement and revisit his immensely popular Requiem.

Images of Christ £14.00

The Cambridge Singers
John Rutter (conductor)

Images of Christ

A journey of the imagination, in which the figure of Christ – his Incarnation, Words, Passion, Resurrection, Ascension and Sacramental Presence – is reflected in 21 a cappella motets spanning time and space from 11th-century France to 20th-century Russia and America.

Fauré: Requiem and other sacred music £9.00

The Cambridge Singers | City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter (conductor)

Fauré: Requiem and other sacred music

The Gramophone Award-winning 1984 recording of Fauré’s Requiem. The first-ever performance on disc of the work in its intimate original version – re-discovered by Rutter in the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris after a century – it remains one of the jewels in the crown of the Collegium catologue.

A Banquet of Voices £9.00

The Cambridge Singers
John Rutter (conductor)
Helen Gough (baroque cello)
William Hunt (violone)
Wayne Marshall (chamber organ)

 

A Banquet of Voices

A sumptuous programme of music for multiple choirs with the dazzling Tallis 40-part motet Spem in alium nunquam habui as the centrepiece.
This is a re-release of the classic Cambridge Singers recording, using modern digital sound restoration, allowing the music to be heard in its full sonic splendour.