Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 What Sweeter Music
John Rutter 4:09
2 The Blue Bird
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford 3:21
3 Te lucis ante terminum
Pau Casals 2:24
4 Crux fidelis
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:28
5 Ave Maria
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:49
6 Ave maris stella
Edvard Grieg 2:58
7 Amen (from 'Lo, the full, final sacrifice')
Gerald Finzi 1:06
8 Veruyu (Creed)
Aleksandr Gretchaninov 4:34
9 God be in my head
Sir Henry Walford Davies 1:30
10 Lugebat David
Gabriel Fauré 5:58
11 Nyne otpushchayeshi (Lord now lettest thou)
Sergei Rachmaninoff 3:33
12 Beati quorum via
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford 3:22
13 Song for Athene
John Tavener 5:35
14 Blazhen muzh (Blessed is the man)
Sergei Rachmaninoff 6:10
15 Mater Christi
John Taverner 5:59
16 Ave maris stella
Claudio Monteverdi 4:29
17 O salutaris hostia
Gioachino Rossini 3:53
18 O sacrum convivium!
Olivier Messiaen 4:31
19 O Weisheit
Arvo Pärt 1:33
20 And I saw a new heaven
Edgar Bainton 6:10

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Edvard Grieg (1898) (track 6)
choir vocals:
Choir of New College Oxford (tracks 1–20)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 5)
Edgar Bainton (track 20)
Gerald Finzi (track 7)
Claudio Monteverdi (track 16)
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (Irish composer) (tracks 2, 12)
John Taverner (16th century composer) (track 15)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (1853) (track 5)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1863) (track 17)
Edvard Grieg (1893) (track 6)
Olivier Messiaen (1937) (track 18)
Arvo Pärt (1988) (track 19)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (1988) (track 1)
John Tavener (20th century composer) (1993) (track 13)
conductor:
Edward Higginbottom (tracks 1–20)
dedicated to:
lyricist:
Richard Crashaw (track 7)
Robert Herrick (English poet) (track 1)
William Shakespeare (famous English poet and playwright) (track 13)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (2000) (track 2)
publisher:
part of:
Works of Gerald Finzi by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 7)
Grieg EG (catalogue by Dan Fog / Edvard Grieg Committee) (number: 150) (track 6)
arrangement of:
Ave, Maris Stella, EG 150 (for voice and piano) (track 6)
arrangements:
Ave Maria (catch-all for arrangements of the Bach / Gounod work) (track 5)
Nunc dimittis (track 11)
O-Antiphonen: I. O Weisheit (for 8 cellos) (track 19)
is based on:
El cant dels ocells (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 3)
Pavane, op. 50 (for piano and chorus) (track 10)
is the basis for:
The Drowned Lovers (track 2)
雪の夜 (track 5)
later translated versions:
Ave Maria (Italian translation of "Ave Maria" by Bach/Gounod) (track 5)
Ave Maria (Japanese translation of Bach/Gounod's "Ave Maria") (track 5)
later versions:
orchestrations:
Ave Maria (for violin and orchestra, orch. Kennedy & Lenehan) (track 5)
part of:
Vespro della Beata Vergine, SV 206 (for chorus & instruments) (track 16)
Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (for mixed choir a cappella) (track 19)
Всенощное бдение, op. 37 (All-Night Vigil by Sergei Rachmaninoff) (tracks 11, 14)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod) (track 5)
Ave, Maris Stella, EG 150 (for mixed choir) (track 6)
Crux fidelis (track 4)
God Be in My Head (track 9)
Lugebat David (track 10)
Song for Athene (track 13)
What Sweeter Music (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 5)

Release

manufactured in: Australia