The Glory of New College

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COMPOSERS: Faure,Taverner
LABELS: Portrait
WORKS: Choral music from Taverner to Fauré
PERFORMER: Choir of New College, Oxford/Edward Higginbottom
CATALOGUE NO: PCL 2102

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Recycled recordings by a largish choir in warm, robust style. The Stanford psalm setting is especially atmospheric, and Purcell’s Rejoice is nicely accompanied. The Lassus and Gibbons tracks suffer from distorted sound and squeezy phrasing. Anthony Pryer