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In the Beginning

Beth Mackay (mezzo-soprano) & Natasha Tyrwhitt-Drake (organ scholar)

Choir of Merton College, Oxford, Benjamin Nicholas & Peter Phillips (directors)

The 18 uninterrupted minutes of Copland's a cappella In the Beginning are a major test of any choir's stamina and concentration, and it's one the Mertonians pass with confidence...[Beth Mackay]... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    December 2011
    Editor's Choice

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Contents

Jackson, Gabriel: In the Beginning was the Word

13:22
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  • Choir of Merton College Oxford
  • Benjamin Nicholas
  • Guy Cutting (tenor), Emily Tann (soprano), Natasha Tyrwhitt-Drake (organ)

Despres: Lugebat David Absalon

8:08
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  • Choir of Merton College Oxford
  • Benjamin Nicholas

Weelkes: When David Heard

3:27
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  • Choir of Merton College Oxford
  • Benjamin Nicholas, Peter Phillips
  • Natasha Tyrwhitt-Drake (organ)

Whitacre: When David Heard

14:12
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  • Choir of Merton College Oxford
  • Peter Phillips
  • Guy Cutting (tenor)

Palestrina: Nunc dimittis

3:53
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  • Choir of Merton College Oxford
  • Benjamin Nicholas, Peter Phillips
  • Natasha Tyrwhitt-Drake (organ)

Holst: Nunc dimittis, H127

3:25
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  • Choir of Merton College Oxford
  • Peter Phillips, Benjamin Nicholas
  • Jenny Cearns (soprano), Mothusi Turner (tenor), Natasha Tyrwhitt-Drake (organ)

Łukaszewski, P: Nunc dimittis

4:52
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  • Choir of Merton College Oxford
  • Peter Phillips
  • Rachel Ryan (soprano), Rachel Fright (alto), Timothy Coleman (tenor), William Gunson (bass)

Copland: In the Beginning

17:51
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  • Choir of Merton College Oxford
  • Peter Phillips
  • Beth Mackay (mezzo-soprano)