Benjamin Britten: Choral Works
Britten Cantata Academica; Hymn to St. Cecilia; Missa Brevis etc
Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano), Helen Watts (contralto), London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus/Benjamin Britten
Eloquence 484 0658 (1958, 60 & 61) 71.19 mins
Whether as conductor or organist George Malcolm excels, securing a taut account of the inexplicably sidelined Cantata Academica. On Westminster Cathedral home-ground the Missa Brevis radiates authority.
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