The powerful imagery of the Ascension has been a potent inspiration to generations of composers. This recording presents a Choral Evensong of contemporary works associated with St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh, leading up to Messiaen’s meditative organ work L’Ascension. Featuring premiere recordings of works by James MacMillan and Richard Allain.


"A shining service of contemporary works…The choir sing with tremendous fervour, clarity and power"



"One of the UK’s finest cathedral choirs"



Physical format: Jewel case
Number of discs: 1
Number of tracks: 14
Total playing time: 1:16:17
First UK release date: January 3, 2008
Album ID: DCD34017