CHARLES HUBERT H. PARRY (1848-1918)
   
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 Te Deum (1911) 17:06  
1 'We praise thee, O God'. Allegro - 2:11
2 'Holy, Holy, Holy: Lord God of Sabaoth'. Slow - 1:49
  Poco animato - Allegro spiritoso  
3 'The glorious company of the Apostles: praise thee'. 2:42
  Allegro -  
4 'When thou tookest upon thee to deliver man'. Lento - 5:17
  'We believe that thou shalt come: to be our Judge'.  
  Andante -  
5 'Vouchsafe, O Lord: to keep us this day without sin'. Lento - 5:06
  'O Lord, let thy mercy lighten upon us'. Lento  
6  England (1918) 3:31
  John O'Gaunt's Verse  
  Unison Song  
  Words paraphrased from Shakespeare by Sir Esme Howard (1863-1939)  
  Slow, massively and with expression  
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 The Birds of Aristophanes (1883) 19:25  
  Suite from the incidental music for the Cambridge Greek Play of 1883  
  Edited for concert performance by Phillip Brookes  
7 1 Introduction. Allegro - Poco meno mosso - Poco a poco meno mosso 2:48
8 2 Entry of the Birds. Allegretto - Accelerando - Con fuoco 2:27
9 3 Entr'acte. Lento sostenuto 3:23
10 4 Waltz. Moderato - Accelerando poco a poco - Più mosso 2:31
11 5 Intermezzo. Andantino sostenuto 3:19
12 6 Bridal March of the Birds. Allegro moderato - Più moto - Tempo I - Allargando - 4:44
13  Jerusalem (1916) 2:34
  (And did those feet in ancient time)  
  (Original version)  
  Slow but with animation  
 Amanda Roocroft soprano
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 The Glories of Our Blood and State (1883) 8:17  
  A Funeral Ode by James Shirley  
14 'The glories of our blood and state'. Maestoso - 2:36
  'And in the dust be equal made'. Tranquillo -  
15 'Some men with swords may reap the field'. Allegro molto - 1:41
16 'The garlands wither on your brow'. Maestoso come prima - 4:00
  'Your heads must come'. Molto più lento -  
  'Only the actions of the just'. Più moss, tranquillo - Meno mosso  
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 Magnificat (1897) 23:49  
17 I Magnificat anima mea Dominum. Allegro molto - Animato - Poco allargando - Allargando 6:16
18 II Quia respexit humilitatem. Moderato 4:15
19 III Et misericordia. Andantino espressivo 4:44
20 IV Fecit potentiam. Allegro - Allargando 2:19
21 VA Suscepit Israel puerum suum. Allegro moderato - 2:46
22 VB Sicut locutus est. Vivace - Allargando - Meno mosso 3:16
 Amanda Roocroft soprano
   
 Neeme Jarvi
  17-19 May 2012