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Magdalene Choir CD recording 2018

Wolcum Yole! Christmas Music from Magdalene

Wolcum Yole! Christmas Music from Magdalene

Magdalene Choir is very excited to announce the release of their new CD, Wolcum Yole! Featuring Britten's evocative Ceremony of Carols, alongside music for Advent and Christmas by composers including Bruckner, Palestrina and Darke.

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Magdalene Choir is very excited to announce the release of their new CD, Wolcum Yole! The recording, which was made possible by a generous donation from a former Choir member, features Britten's evocative Ceremony of Carols, alongside music for Advent and Christmas by composers including Bruckner, Palestrina and Darke. The disc also features poems suitable for the festive season, read Dr Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene. 

Magdalene College Choir

Director: Graham Walker

Soprano: Eleanor Schaff*, Melissa Chee, Eliza Le Roy-Lewis, Anna Culkin, Caitlin Walsh*, Hannah Sanderson, Catriona Bourne, Katherine Worster*

Alto: Emily Wood, Robyn Bartlett*, Mariëtta van der Tol, Jessica Lim, Sarah Crockford, Polina Sosnina

Tenor: William Ellis, William Thong, Samuel Clarke, William Coleman-Smith

Bass: Robert Lake, James Gilder, Aidan Hilton, Duncan Fraser, Luca Donini, Richard Cowley, Alex Ballard

Harp: Tanya Houghton

Reader: The Right Reverend and Right Honourable the Lord Williams of Oystermouth

Excerpt from the Second Wakefield Play of the Shepherds, tr. Tony Harrison, The Mysteries, Faber (1985). Excerpt from Canto 33, Paradiso, the Divine Comedy Vol. 3, tr. Robin Kilpatrick, Penguin Classics (2012). The Sheep on Blackening Fields, by Charles Causley, Collected Poems, Picador (2000). The Heart in Waiting, by Kevin Crossley- Holland, Collected Poems (2001), by kind permission of Enitharmon Editions.

Wolcom Yole! Christmas Music from Magdalene

Recorded July 2018 at St George’s, Chesterton, Cambridge. This recording was made possible by a donation from a former Magdalene Choir member.

Recorded, produced, edited and mastered by Alex Barnes, Apple & Biscuit.

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