Choral Songs in honour of Queen Victoria
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Choral Songs in honour of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

Catalogue Number: TOCC0012
EAN: 5060113440129
Release Date: 12 March 2009
Duration: 53:19

Music by Elgar, Mackenzie, Parry, Somervell, Stainer, Stanford, Wood and others written to commemorate Queen Victoria's 80th birthday

Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

In celebration of Queen Victoria’s 80th birthday in 1899, thirteen of the leading composers and poets of the day collaborated on a collection of partsongs to rival their Elizabethan model, The Triumphs of Oriana. Published in a limited edition of only 100 copies, this superb sequence, studded with musical gems, provides a fascinating snapshot of the British musical renaissance on the eve of the twentieth century.

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Track No. Track Title / Details Duration Sample Add to Cart
DOWNLOAD COMPLETE ALBUM 53:19
1 Lady on the Silver Throne (Gosse)
[Words by Edmund Gosse]

Arthur M. Goodhart, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
4:31 play
2 With still increasing blessings (Marquis of Lorne)
[Words by the Marquis of Lorne]

Arthur Somervell, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director
2:23 play
3 A thousand years, by sea and land (Newbolt)
[Words by Henry Newbolt]

Charles Harford Lloyd, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
5:01 play
4 To her beneath whose stedfast star (Myers) (1899)
[Words by Frederic W. H. Myers]

Sir Edward Elgar, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
5:16 play
5 Out in the windy West (Benson)
[Words by Arthur C. Benson]

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
5:07 play
6 For all the wonder of thy regal day (Earl of Crewe)
[Words by the Earl of Crewe]

Sir Frederick Bridge, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
2:58 play
7 Flora’s Queen (Stainer)
[Words by J. F. R. Stainer]

Sir John Stainer, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
5:34 play
8 A Century’s Penultimate (James) (1899)
[Words by Arthur C. James]

Charles Wood, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
5:03 play
9 With wisdom, goodness, grace (Austin)
[Words by Alfred Austin]

Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
3:42 play
10 Who can dwell with greatness! (Dobson)
[Words by Austin Dobson]

Sir Hubert Parry, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
3:05 play
11 Hark! The world is full of thy praise (Bridges)
[Words by Robert Bridges]

Henry Walford Davies, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
4:44 play
12 The seaboards are her mantle’s hem (Davidson)
[Words by John Davidson]

Sir George Martin, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
3:35 play
13 The Triumph of Victoria (Warren)
[Words by T. H. Warren]

Sir Walter Parratt, composer
Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir
Aidan Oliver, director

(first recording)
2:20 play

Artists

Frederick Bridge

Sir Frederick Bridge, composer

Henry Walford Davies

Henry Walford Davies, composer
[credit: Histed, London]

Sir Edward Elgar

Sir Edward Elgar, composer

Arthur M Goodhart

Arthur M. Goodhart, composer

Charles Harford Lloyd

Charles Harford Lloyd, composer

Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer

George Martin

Sir George Martin, composer

Walter Parratt

Sir Walter Parratt, composer

Hubert Parry

Sir Hubert Parry, composer
[credit: Histed, London]

Arthur Somervell

Arthur Somervell, composer

John Stainer

Sir John Stainer, composer

Charles Villiers Stanford

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, composer

Charles Wood

Charles Wood, composer

Spiritus Chamber Choir

Spiritus Chamber Choir, choir

Aidan Oliver

Aidan Oliver, director

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