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York Early Music Festival

A concert of works by Benjamin Britten and William Cornysh given by Harry Christophers and The Sixteen, live from the York Early Music Festival. Presented by Adam Tomlinson.

Live from York Early Music Festival, Harry Christophers and The Sixteen give a concert of music by English composers divided by over 300 years - Benjamin Britten and William Cornysh.

Britten: Hymn to the Virgin
Cornysh: My love she mourneth
Britten: Hymn to Saint Cecilia
Cornysh: Salve Regina
Britten: Advance Democracy
Cornysh: Ave Maria, Mater Dei
Cornysh: Woefully array'd
Cornysh: Ah Robin, gentle Robin
Britten: Sacred and Profane

Presented by Adam Tomlinson.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    A Hymn to the virgin

    Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • William Cornysh

    My love she mourn'th

    Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Hymn to saint Cecilia

    Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • William Cornysh

    Salve Regina

    Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet In E flat, Scherzo

    Conductor: Clauddio Abbado.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Gloriana - Symphonic Suite Op.53a

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Benjamin Britten, The Sixteen & Harry Christophers

    Advance Democracy

  • William Cornysh

    Ave Maria, mater Dei

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Ensemble: The Sixteen.
  • William Cornysh

    Woefully arrayed

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • William Cornysh

    Ah Robin, gentle Robin

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Ensemble: The Sixteen.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Sacred and Profane

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Maurice DuruflĂ©

    Organ Suite, Op 5

    Performer: John Scott.
    • Maurice Durufle: Organ Music: John Scott.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Gustav Holst

    Indra - symphonic poem Op.13

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Holst: Cotswolds Symphony.
    • Naxos.
    • 12.
  • Imogen Holst

    A Hymn to Christ

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Graham Ross.
    • Harmonia Mundi.

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