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Nova! Nova!: Contemporary Carols from St Catharine's

The two resident choirs of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and their director Edward Wickham, join together to record this stunning and evocative selection of contemporary Christmas carols. The college can boast having the first and only college-based Oxbridge girls' choir, and its own beautiful chapel in the very heart of Cambridge, provided the venue for this debut recording of the recently founded St Catharine's Girls' Choir.

Joined by the student choir, the album features premieres from such composers as Richard Rodney Bennett, Roxanna Panufnik, Cecilia McDowall and John Tavener. It also includes works specially written for the Girls' Choir by Stevie Wishart and Christopher Fox.

‘St Catharine’s […] acquit themselves well in some tricky music in the lustrous wood surroundings of the college’s little chapel’
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Extra material for download
  Composer: Bennett, Sir Richard Rodney
  The Holly And The Ivy
01 The holly and the ivy 04:17 $ 0.58 USD
  Composer: LeFanu, Nicola
02 Saint Ita's Lullaby 02:51 $ 0.38 USD
  Composer: Larkin, Matthew
03 Adam lay ybounden 02:57 $ 0.40 USD
  Composer: Swayne, Giles
  There is No Rose
04 There is no rose 05:33 $ 0.75 USD
  Composer: Davies, Tansy
05 Christmas Eve 06:19 $ 0.85 USD
  Composer: MacMillan, James
  Nova! Nova! Ave fit ex Eva
06 Nova! Nova! Ave fit ex eva 06:25 $ 0.87 USD
  Composer: Panufnik, Roxanna
07 Alma redemptoris mater 03:26 $ 0.46 USD
  Composer: McDowall, Cecilia
08 Before the paling of the stars 04:27 $ 0.60 USD
  Composer: Tavener, John
09 A Cradle Song 04:17 $ 0.58 USD
  Composer: Fox, Christopher
  A Dream of Winter 06:31
10 I. Digging 01:36 $ 0.22 USD
11 II. Swedes 02:31 $ 0.34 USD
12 III. Thaw 01:05 $ 0.15 USD
13 IV. Tall nettles 01:19 $ 0.18 USD
  Composer: Andrew, Kerry
14 Hevene Quene 03:39 $ 0.49 USD
  Composer: Wishart, Stevie
  Three Carols 12:48
15 I. Te Deum Laudamus 03:17 $ 0.44 USD
16 II. Let's be merry as bird on berry 05:10 $ 0.70 USD
17 III. Lullaby for Freya 04:21 $ 0.59 USD
  Composer: Beamish, Sally
18 In the stillness 02:19 $ 0.31 USD
  Album total 65:49
ComposerAndrew, Kerry
Beamish, Sally
Bennett, Sir Richard Rodney
Davies, Tansy
Fox, Christopher
Larkin, Matthew
LeFanu, Nicola
MacMillan, James
McDowall, Cecilia
Panufnik, Roxanna
Swayne, Giles
Tavener, John
Wishart, Stevie
ChoirThe Choirs of St Catharine's College, Cambridge
ConductorWickham, Edward
ProducerBinks, Adam

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