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‘My soul doth magnify the Lord’ – St Paul’s Cathedral Choir releases canticles album
18 July 2014
The music at the heart of St Paul’s most-loved choral services is the focus of a new recording by the
Canticles, sees the music of eight British and Irish composers come together in an album which
presents ‘songs from the Bible’ and reflects the rhythm of daily life in St Paul’s, as well as in churches across the country and the world.
Thomas Attwood Walmisley, Sir Michael Tippett, Alan Gray, Sir Charles Villiers Stanford and Charles Wood represent the most famous of the sung
services on the album with the Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis of Choral Evensong.
The words of the Benedicite, Te Deum and Jubilate from the morning service, Mattins, are set to music by Malcolm Archer, Sir William Walton and
Recorded in the quire of St Paul’s in 2013, Canticles is sung by the full Cathedral Choir, conducted by Director of Music Andrew Carwood,
accompanied by Organist Simon Johnson.
The album is released through Hyperion on Monday 28
July 2014 on CD and download.