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Nordic Chamber Choir: John Rutter

Song NameComposer
Five sacred Pieces:John Rutter
I my Best Beloved's amJohn Rutter
Cantate DominoJohn Rutter
Musica Dei DonumJohn Rutter
Deck the HallJohn Rutter
Hymn to the Creator of LightJohn Rutter
Birthday Madrigals:John Rutter
It was a lover and his lassJohn Rutter
Draw on, sweet nightJohn Rutter
Come live with meJohn Rutter
My true love hath my heartJohn Rutter
When daisies piedJohn Rutter
Five traditional Songs:John Rutter
The girl I left behind meJohn Rutter
O waly, walyJohn Rutter
The British GrenadiersJohn Rutter
Golden slumbersJohn Rutter
Dashing away with a smoothing ironJohn Rutter
Five Childhood Lyrics:John Rutter
Monday's childJohn Rutter
The Owl and the Pussy-CatJohn Rutter
Windy nightsJohn Rutter
Matthew, Mark, Luke and JohnJohn Rutter
Sing a song of sixpenceJohn Rutter

Conductor and composer John Rutter has worked in many facets of music, but is best known for his work in the choral realm. On this recording his work is interpreted by the Nordic Chamber Choir led by Nicol Matt. This dynamic CD shows the stylistic and subject variety found in Rutter's music. The first set of five sacred pieces includes the amazingly beautiful wedding song, "I my Best-Beloved's am," which combines sacred Latin texts with an English love poem, the jubilant "Cantate Domino" and virtuosic "Deck the hall." The set of Birthday Madrigals, written for jazz pianist George Shearing combine madrigal era texts in very jazzy settings, three of them include double-bass. The recording is rounded out with five settings of traditional songs and five childhood lyrics.

Item code: 7269C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | Germany
100334

Related: German Choral Music
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