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Rubbra: Symphony No. 9, Op. 140 'Sinfonia Sacra', etc.

Lynne Dawson (soprano), Della Jones (contralto), Stephen Roberts (bass)

BBC National Chorus & Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

The Ninth (1973) is Rubbra's most visionary utterance, and its stature has so far gone unrecognised.
(This is its only recording.) Its subtitle, Sinfoniasacra, gives a good idea of its character....



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This release includes a digital booklet


Rubbra: The Morning Watch, Op. 55

Work length12:56
  • Richard Hickox, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC National Chorus of Wales

Rubbra: Symphony No. 9, Op. 140 'Sinfonia Sacra'

Work length43:55
  • Richard Hickox, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Stephen Roberts, Della Jones, BBC National Chorus of Wales, Lynne Dawson

I. Prelude

Track length3:17

II. Crux fidelis (Chorus)

Track length3:53

III. Chorale. Almighty Lord we pray thee (Chorus)

Track length2:24

IV. Now in the place were he was crucified (Narrator)

Track length8:25

V. Peter went forth (Narrator)

Track length8:59

VI. Regina coeli (Chorus)

Track length3:11

VII. And behold, two of them went (Narrator)

Track length0:25

VIII. Conversation piece

Track length3:49

IX. And Jesus led them (Narrator)

Track length4:42

X. Viri Galilaei (Narrator)

Track length4:50