Chandos Anthems: George Frideric Handel: Music: of which are the 11 Chandos Anthems; though written for a small group of singers and instrumentalists. ‘Stephen Layton has drilled his singers to perfection in this trio of Handel’s Chandos Anthems, making every word distinct and every crisp consonant a taut. ‘Soloists and chorus alike excel in three of Handel’s Chandos Anthems the 40 members of the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, sing with flexibility and.

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Chandos Anthems

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Have mercy upon me, O God … Chorus. While it was not unusual for a nobleman to mark his status with the building of a grand mansion, Brydges was unique in also providing Cannons with its own establishment of resident musicians, with Johann Christoph Pepusch as their director.

Track Listing – Disc 3. See my review of the 2nd volume. Die letzte Tenor-Arie ist ein seltsam ausgedehnter Satz, in dem die Oboe schweigt. The opening two-movement sonata features virtuosic writing for the first violin and a cleverly constructed fugue. Make me a clean heart, O God … Soprano. The anthems have no direct models in English church music, but follow the form used by Handel for his Latin psalm settings, with a mixture of movements for solo voices and choruses.

The Lord preserveth all them that love him. He was, however, no less skilled in the composition of choral music for the church, which he had practised and refined during his early training under Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow at Halle. He is first documented at Cannons on 4 August and probably remained there more-or-less continuously until the end of Cannons selbst hatte eine erstaunlich kurze Lebensdauer.


Audio CD Verified Purchase. This item is currently out of stock at chxndos UK distributor. In its original form all the solo movements were for that voice, but at an early stage two chaandos one for soprano were added preceding the final chorus. O come, let us worship and fall down.

Dating the music is difficult because it was written over a period of years and the composer had been happy to leave it in manuscript until he got wind of a forthcoming unauthorised publication. He made contact with the musicians of the Chapel Royal, and wrote his first English anthem, As pants the hart HWVafor them around Appropriately for Cannons, which had expensive water features, the pastoral hero Acis is transformed into a fountain at the end.

Catherine Latham, Anthony Robson oboe: Though their format is multiple movements for soloists and chorus and inviting of grand treatment, Handel had available only a couple of oboes and a small string band and choir with no violas or altos for nos.

Here we have the composer at his most English and most gently appealing. O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: I will magnify thee, O GodHWVa, is the celebratory anthem of its pair, which was probably the fourth to be composed.

Three vocally demanding solos follow, the first two in minor keys providing the contrasts in mood that Handel always seems anxious to maintain throughout the anthems. May Total duration: And His truth endureth from generation to generation. Write a customer review. Introspection Late Night Partying.

You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched. Der erste Chor beginnt mit einer Figur in langen Noten, die an einen schlichten Psalmton erinnert.


AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. One generation shall praise thy works. Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire. Be ye sure that the Lord he is God. For look, as high as the heaven. And my sin Is ever before me.

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At the end of Handel’s stay at Cannons, the Duke and his friends helped him establish chwndos new opera company in London, the so-called Royal Academy of Music. There is usually a separate part for an oboe, and one for organ. The felicity with which George Frideric Handel was able to compose in practically every genre never ceases to amaze me.

Tears are my daily food … Soprano. The use of this text again in was presumably a tribute to Arbuthnot, who very likely introduced Handel to Brydges.

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Put thy trust in God … Tenor, Chorus. Er ist erstmals am 4. But God, who hears the suff’ring pow’r … Tenor. Ken the Organist chandoss Marshalltown, Iowa. Let God arise … Chorus.

Written for the musical establishment of the first Duke of Chandos, these anthems set texts taken from the Psalms, mainly the old version of the Psalter as preserved in the Book of Common Prayer, but also the metrical versions of Nahum Tate and Nicholas Hanvel, first published in Let the heav’ns rejoice … Chorus.

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