Recordings of Lennox Berkeley's music

Nowell sing we: Contemporary Carols, Volume 2

Nowell sing we: Contemporary Carols, Volume 2 album cover
Format: Digital download
Label: Resonus Classics
Release date: November 2014
Catalogue no: RES10138

Following on from the universal critical acclaim of their first album with Resonus (This Christmas Night - RES10113), the Choir of Worcester College, Oxford - under the direction of Stephen Farr - return with a second album of contemporary Christmas Carols.

Entitled Nowell sing we, this new selection contains works from a wide variety of celebrated composers including Gabriel Jackson, Peter Maxwell Davies, Lennox Berkeley, Colin Matthews, Francis Pott, Edmund Rubbra, Richard Rodney Bennett & Herbert Howells among many others, with no fewer than nine world premieres. Also featured throughout the programme are the seven O Antiphon Preludes for solo organ by Nico Muhly, performed here by Stephen Farr on the organ of Keble College, Oxford. (Synopsis by Resonus Classics)

Performed by the Worcester College Choir & Stephen Farr (conductor)