This final hour of this program is a tribute to Dr. George Guest, the influential Organist of St. John's College, Cambridge from 1951 until his retirement in 1991. We hear music recorded at St. John's during this period, plus a handful of his students who achieved prominence after their service under Dr. Guest.
We also hear from Roy Goodman, who was first well-known from his recording of Allegri's Miserere while a chorister at King's College. At the date of this program, Goodman is conducting G. F. Handel's Alcina in his San Francisco Opera debut.
Fanfare I (CD: Praise the Lord) (Gerre Hancock, organ) Johannes Brahms: Sonata for clarinet and piano in F (CD: Brahms: Sonaten minor, op. 120 no. 1 für Klarinette und (Hans Gal, clarinet; Klavier) Nerine Barrett, piano) Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata no. 3 (CD: Martinu: (Janos Starker, cello; Cello Sonatas) Rudolf Firkusny, piano) Gustav Holst: St. Paul's suite (CD: Holst: Planets (New Queen's Hall Orchestra; / St. Paul's Suite) Roy Goodman)
Thomas Weelkes: Hosanna to the son of David (CD: Anthems (Choir of Salisbury Cathedral; for America) Richard Seal) Gregorio Allegri: Missa "Vidi turbam magnam" (CD: Allegri: Missa Sanctus Vidi Turbam Magnam) Benedictus Agnus Dei (Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge; George Guest) J. S. Bach: Mass in B minor (CD: Bach: Mass Quoniam tu solus Sanctu in B Minor) Cum Sancto Spiritu (Michael George, bass; Tölzer Knabenchor; The King's Consort; Robert King) Jean-Baptiste Lully: O Sapientia (CD: Lully: (Les Arts Florissants; Petits Motets) William Christie) Kenneth Leighton: Let all the world (CD: Music for (Choir of King's College, Cambridge; Holy Week) Philip Ledger) Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto no. 12 in F major (CD: Corelli: Twelve (The Brandenburg Consort; Roy Goodman) Concerti Grossi, Op. 6) Gregorio Allegri: Miserere (CD: Allegri: Miserere (Roy Goodman, treble; Choir of King's / Palestrina: Stabat College, Cambridge; David Willcocks) Mater) Franz Schubert: Impromptu, op. 90 no. 3 (arr Kreisler) (CD: Accardo: Hommage (Salvatore Accardo, violin) to Fritz Kreisler)
Benjamin Britten: Jubilate Deo (CD: Britten: A (Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge; Ceremony of Carols) George Guest) Maurice Duruflé: Requiem (CD: Fauré: Requiem / Pie Jesu Duruflé: Requiem, Agnus Dei etc.) (Robert King, treble; Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge; Stephen Cleobury, organ; George Guest) Michael Tippett: Evening Canticles (Collegium Sancti (CD: The Sound Johanni Cantabrigiense) of St. John's) (Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge; George Guest) Suo Gân (CD: Christmas Weekend: (Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge; 16 Favourite Carols) George Guest) Benjamin Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb (CD: Britten: A For H is a Spirit Ceremony of Carols) (Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge; George Guest) William Walton: Jubilate Deo (CD: O Clap Your Hands) (Choir of Winchester Cathedral; David Hill) William Harris: O what their joy and their glory must be (CD: Best Loved Hymns) (Choir of King's College, Cambridge; Stephen Cleobury) Herbert Howells: Master Tallis's testament (CD: A Grand Chorus) (Andrew Lumsden, organ) Andrew Carter: Organ toccata on "Veni Emmanuel" (CD: Advent at (John Scott, organ) St. Paul's)
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