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A history of King"s College Choir School, Cambridge

R. J Henderson

A history of King"s College Choir School, Cambridge

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Published by King"s College Choir School .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11581493M
ISBN 100950752800
ISBN 109780950752808
OCLC/WorldCa8455941

By the s, manuscript copies of this verse anthem could be found in cathedral libraries across England. The Tudor Period During the turbulent years of the Tudor age, as the role of music within the liturgy changed with each successive monarch, the Choir was disbanded around under edict from the Protestant king, Edward VI. King's College Boat Club has the largest active membership of any club in King's. The chapel is free-standing, as are many of the buildings around it.

Links With Other Schools[ edit ] The school began a link project [7] with Dikkumbura Sri Siddhartha School in southern Sri Lanka in initially as a response to the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunamiafter a visit there Cambridge book the then headmaster, Nicholas Robisnson, but the A history of Kings College Choir School quickly went beyond aid and became more of an academic link, with three yearly teacher exchanges and many more exchanges of work between the schools to learn more about each culture. At school, rather than taking part in games, he grew prize-winning sweet peas. This is not a system related to boarding houses, of which there is only one at King's, but one of which pupils are placed into one of four houses, each named after a surrounding road or path. Against all the odds, they created a chapel that has for years remained an integral part of the college and the wider community, not least on Christmas Eve when millions of people tune into the BBC to hear the treble voice of a chorister rising into the candle-lit space. Jesu, grant me this, I pray — Percy WhitlockChatham, Kent, Bournemouth This hymn-anthem, unusual in that it is penitential, unaccompanied, and in a minor key, was written for the choir of Rochester Cathedral, Kent, where Whitlock was assistant organist from In recent years, a new competition, called "It's A Knockout" after the British TV show of the same namein which many wacky games are played and money is also raised, has been added to the competitions.

The library operates a user-oriented purchasing policy: students and Directors of Studies recommend new purchases in their subject. By the s it was recognised that musical standards in the choir needed improvement. The outline of the foundations of the brick building can be seen on the lawn during long periods of hot dry weather. In more recent times, the Choir has gone from strength to strength. Indesigns by G.


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A history of King"s College Choir School, Cambridge by R. J Henderson Download PDF Ebook

On 1 Septemberthe day of the German invasion of Poland and the cause of the UK's entrance into World War IIpermission was sought from the College Council to remove the stained glass from the east window of the chapel.

The accompaniment presents, Schubert-like, a continuous stream of triplets.

History of the Choir

They are instructed in singing by the organist, and in reading, writing, and arithmetic by a master appointed by the College.

Early history[ edit ] The A history of Kings College Choir School statutes specified that the choir should consist of ten chaplains, six clerks lay singers and sixteen choristers who were to be "poor and needy boys, of sound condition and honest conversation O for a closer walk with God — Charles Villiers StanfordDublin, London Stanford was a significant figure in late 19th century Cambridge.

The choir sings services A history of Kings College Choir School most days in term-time, and Cambridge book performs concerts and makes recordings and broadcasts. This is followed by a Founder's Breakfast with ale and finally a big dinner called "Founder's Feast" to which all members of College in their last year of studies are invited.

Food allowances for the older choristers were supplemented by the left-overs from the mid-day meals at which they served. It is played on the chamber organ tonight by Henry Websdale. Although St. If the Director of Music is not present for any reason, an Organ Scholar takes responsibility for conducting the Choir.

It was not Cambridge book that other people could study there. His mind absorbed, and processed, the tiniest snippets of information.

The bar has been traditionally painted a socialist red, including a picture of a hammer and sickle. In the former, the choir sings unaccompanied, whilst in the latter, sections for solo voice are contrasted with those for the full choir, with accompaniment for viols or organ.

This is a chance to deck the hall with our families, to catch up with friends, and to rest and prepare for the final tour ofduring which we shall visit Spain, Germany, and Switzerland.

He was a subscriber to the first complete edition of the works of J. Saltmarsh paints vivid profiles of the master masons the word architect had yet to emergeReginald Ely, Simon Clerk and John Wastell.

Byall the windows had been restored. The Saturday after the end of Michaelmas term each year is Founder's Day which begins with a Founder's Eucharist in the chapel, followed by a Founder's Breakfast with ale and culminating in a sumptuous dinner in his memory called "Founder's Feast" to which all members of College in their third year of studies are invited.

As Saltmarsh explains, its central location marked a bold departure from the sites chosen by earlier Cambridge colleges, which hunkered down among the narrow lanes, almost invisible to the passer-by. Devotees of the Anglican choral tradition will know that Stanford also made use of it.Dec 20,  · The director of the choir of King’s College, Cambridge talks to Fiona Maddocks about the annual ritual of the live Christmas Eve broadcast Stephen Cleobury: ‘The next auditions are on The Choir of King's College, Cambridge was set up by King Henry VI who wanted daily services to be sung in the college chapel.

The Choir has gone on from these beginnings to have gained an international reputation which has essentially been gained because of their annual performances of The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols which is broadcast both on the Radio and on Television.

Among England's famed university choirs, the King's College Choir of Cambridge has both one of the deepest histories and some of the most visible present-day activities. Its annual broadcasts of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, begun inhave been an integral part of .Dec pdf,  · The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, is one of the world’s best-known choral groups.

Founded in the 15th century, it ranks among the oldest of its kind, and, while originally created for.The Becket Singers consists of Shell and Remove boys and girls and services as a training choir for the Chapel Choir.

The King’s Men, King’s Swingers and King’s A Capella are small close-harmony groups, who perform at concerts and events in school, and often in London.The Choir of King's College, Cambridge discography and songs: Music profile ebook The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, formed Genres: Choral, Baroque Music, Christian Liturgical Music.

Albums include Sanctuary, Miserere / Stabat mater, and The Very Best of Arvo Pärt.