The Story of King’s College Choir

The Story of King’s College Choir
Item# RegisRDVD-101
$19.98

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Records of choristers in King’s College Chapel go back to the 15th century, bridging a tradition of centuries that exists to this day in the illustrious singing of the boys and men in the magnificent acoustic and medieval architecture of King’s College, Cambridge, England. This hour-long video made in 1982 traces the history of the chapel and of the choir. Philip Ledger directs the choir singing Ave Maria (Robert Parsons), Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven, God is Our Hope and Strength, Miserere (Allegri, arr. Mozart), Nunc Dimittis (Howells), Fecisti Nos (Philip Radcliffe), King Henry VI’s Prayer (Henry Ley), Night & Day (Cole Porter), Dayton Ohio 1903 (Randy Newman), Plainsong; John Butt, organist, plays Psalm Prelude op. 32 (Howells), Prelude & Fugue in B (Dupré), Trio in d (Bach)