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FILSELL, J. / BRIGGS, D.: Choral Music (Vasari Singers, Backhouse)


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FILSELL, J. / BRIGGS, D.: Choral Music (Vasari Singers, Backhouse)

This recording brings together two of today’s finest British organist/composers and includes specially commissioned works. Jeremy Filsell’s music is rooted in a long liturgical tradition and ranges from a poignant Epitaph to a Te Deum which recreates the spirit of William Walton’s glorious piece for the 1953 Coronation. David Briggs’s Pange lingua portrays the wonders of the Holy Communion in music, and his dramatic and grandiose Messe pour Saint-Sulpice also has moments of quiet, emotional profundity. The Vasari Singers’ Great British Anthems (8.572504) has been described as “essential listening” (Gramophone).

Filsell, Jeremy
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
1.   Tomorrow shall be my dancing day 00:03:37

Filsell, Jeremy

  Epitaph, "Here shadow lie"
2.   Epitaph, "Here shadow lie" 00:04:13

Filsell, Jeremy
Bible - Old Testament / Fletcher, Phineas, lyricist(s)

  If God build not the house
3.   If God build not the house 00:08:14

Filsell, Jeremy
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  Magnificat, "Windsor Service"
4.   Magnificat, "Windsor Service" 00:04:38
  Nunc Dimittis, "Windsor Service"
5.   Nunc Dimittis, "Windsor Service" 00:03:52
  The Transfiguration
6.   The Transfiguration 00:05:28

Filsell, Jeremy

  Te Deum, "Windsor Service"
7.   Te Deum, "Windsor Service" 00:09:25

Filsell, Jeremy
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  Jubilate, "Windsor Service"
8.   Jubilate, "Windsor Service" 00:02:21

Briggs, David
Aquinas, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  Pange lingua
9.   Pange lingua 00:06:19

Briggs, David

  Organ Improvisation on Tantum Ergo
10.   Organ Improvisation on Tantum Ergo 00:04:54

Briggs, David
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Messe pour Saint-Sulpice
11.   Kyrie 00:05:33
12.   Gloria 00:09:27
13.   Sanctus 00:03:37
14.   Benedictus 00:03:06
15.   Agnus Dei 00:05:12

Total Playing Time: 01:19:56

Briggs, David; Filsell, Jeremy

Aquinas, Thomas; Bible - New Testament; Bible - Old Testament; Fletcher, Phineas; Mass Text; Traditional

Backhouse, Jeremy

Vasari Singers

Briggs, David; Filsell, Jeremy

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Choral - Secular; Instrumental

Catalogue No: 8.573111

Barcode: 747313311170

Physical Release: 10/2013

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