The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford: The Pillar of The Cloud - Five Centuries of Oxford Anthems
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By Alexander Pott, Maximilan Lawrie, Oxford, Sacha Willans, The Choir of Magdalen College, Thomas Pennington-Arnold, and William Fox. By Basil Harwood, Bernard Rose, Edmund Rubbra, Hubert Parry, John Sheppard, John Stainer, John Taverner, Kenneth Leighton, Lennox Berkeley, Richard Nicholson, Thomas Tomkins, Thomas Weelkes, William Henry Harris, and William Walton. Classical, Choral. Classical. Listening CD. Opus Arte #OA CD9045D. Published by Opus Arte (NX.OA-CD9045D).

UPC: 809478090458. Conducted by Mark Williams.

Oxford's dreaming spires: often wrapped in cloud and thoroughly steeped in musical history. The acclaimed Choir of Magdalen College celebrates the University's artistic legacy with a collection of anthems spanning five hundred years of musical heritage, showcasing the rich variety of texts set by Oxford composers in a panoply of styles and broad range of emotions. In this first commercial recording under new Informator Choristarum Mark Williams, The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford bring their beautiful sound to 14 glorious anthems composed by great composers associated with the city of Oxford, Featuring stunning a cappella work, as well as accompanied singing, the music transports us to the iconic spires of the city, pointing us towards the clouds with beautiful harmonies- restarting the longstanding relationship between the choir and Opus Arte.

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