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Finzi: Intimations of Immortality & For St Cecilia

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, David Hill

Gerald Finzi's music here is full of inescapable echoes of the melodies and harmonies of Elgar and Vaughan Williams, the ceremonial pomp of Parry… But he had a distinctive gift for setting English... More…

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Finzi: Intimations of Immortality, Op. 29

Work length39:03
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  • James Gilchrist (tenor), Greg Beardsell (choirmaster)
  • Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • David Hill
  • Recorded: 4 - 5 June 2005
  • Recording Venue: The Concert Hall, Lighthouse, Poole, UK

Andante sostenuto

Track length4:40
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There was a time when meadow, grove and stream

Track length2:56
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The Rainbow comes and goes

Track length2:04
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Now, while the birds thus sing a joyous song

Track length4:43
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Ye blessed Creatures, I have heard the call

Track length0:58
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Oh evil day! If I were sullen

Track length2:14
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But there's a Tree, of many, one

Track length1:51
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Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting

Track length3:05
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Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own

Track length1:52
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Oh joy! That in our embers

Track length2:49
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But for those first affections

Track length3:51
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Then sing, ye Birds, sing, sing a joyous song!

Track length3:20
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And O, ye Fountains, Meadows, Hills and Groves

Track length4:40
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Finzi: For St Cecilia, Op. 30

Work length16:23
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  • James Gilchrist (tenor), Greg Beardsell (choirmaster)
  • Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • David Hill
  • Recorded: 4 - 5 June 2005
  • Recording Venue: The Concert Hall, Lighthouse, Poole, UK

Delightful Goddess, in whose fashionings

Track length2:19
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Changed is the age; mysterious, man's next star

Track length3:18
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How came you, lady of fierce martyrdom

Track length4:42
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How smilingly the saint among her friends

Track length2:13
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Wherefore we bid you to the full concent

Track length3:51
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