The Choirs of the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta present a heavenly foretaste of music for the Feast of All Saints.
The two canticles for Anglican Evensong, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, are presented here in diverse settings by American composers including Craig Phillips, Roland Martin, Leo Sowerby, Gerald Near, Howard Helvey and Harold Friedell. Also included are first recordings of Craig Phillips’ Jubilate Deo and Larry King’s A Canticle of Praise. Performed by the choirs of the Cathedral of St. Philip (Atlanta) with brass and percussion from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Dale Adelmann directs; David Fishburn and Patrick Scott are the organists.
This recording provides a glimpse of both festive and intimate sounds
heard during the season of Christmas at the Cathedral of St. Philip,
Atlanta. Included are premier recordings by Craig Phillips, Charles
Beaudrot, Frank Boles, Stephen Paulus and Howard Helvey. Brass and percussion from the Atlanta Symphony join the choirs.