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HARRIS, William: Choral Music

During his tenure as Organist at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, William Henry Harris composed much music for choir and for organ solo as well as larger pieces for the Three Choirs Festival and two premières at the London Proms. In addition to music previously unrecorded, this disc includes Harris’ two best known works: Faire is the heav’n, and Bring us O Lord God, both pinnacles of twentiethcentury English Church Music, recorded in the Chapel by the Choir of boys and men with which he was associated for almost thirty years.

Harris, William Henry

  O hearken Thou, "Psalm 5"
1.   O hearken Thou, "Psalm 5" 00:02:32
  Strengthen ye the weak hands
2.   Strengthen ye the weak hands 00:07:47

Harris, William Henry
Spenser, Edmund, lyricist(s)

  Faire is the heav'n
3.   Faire is the heav'n 00:05:47

Harris, William Henry
Bridges, Robert Seymour, lyricist(s)

  Love of love and light of light
4.   Love of love and light of light 00:05:43

Harris, William Henry

  King of Glory
5.   King of Glory 00:05:24
  Praise the Lord, O my soul, "Psalm 103"
6.   Praise the Lord, O my soul, "Psalm 103" 00:10:30
  Evening Hymn, "The night is come"
7.   Evening Hymn, "The night is come" 00:10:23
  The shepherd-men
8.   The shepherd - men 00:02:50
  Evening hymn, "O joyful light"
9.   Evening hymn, "O joyful light" 00:04:45
  From a heart made whole
10.   From a heart made whole 00:03:23
  I said to the man
11.   I said to the man 00:02:20

Harris, William Henry
Donne, John, lyricist(s)

  Bring us, O Lord God
12.   Bring us, O Lord God 00:04:24

Total Playing Time: 01:05:48

Harris, William Henry

Bridges, Robert Seymour; Donne, John; Spenser, Edmund

Byram-Wigfield, Tim

St. George's Chapel Choir, Windsor

Alden, Ben; Birchall, James; Busfield, Ronan; Dayus-Jones, Gareth; Judd, Roger; White, Giles

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.570148

Barcode: 747313014873

Physical Release: 12/2006

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