The east end was greatly enlarged at the beginning of the 12th century, and largely rebuilt in the Gothic style following a fire inwith significant eastward extensions to accommodate the flow of pilgrims visiting the shrine of Thomas Becketthe archbishop who was Sacred Songs (2nd Set) - Canterbury Cathedral Choir - Canterbury Cathedral Choir Sings .
(Vinyl in the cathedral in The Norman nave and transepts survived until the late 14th century, when they were demolished to make way for the present structures.
Before LP) English Reformation the cathedral was part of a Benedictine monastic community known as Christ Church, Canterbury, as well as being the seat of the archbishop. He ordered the Shrine of St. Thomas to be destroyed, and appropriated cartloads of treasures left by grateful pilgrims. The Civil War of the s heavily damaged the cathedral, when the Puritans smashed many of the stained-glass windows and stabled their horses in the nave. After the Restoration inthe building was repaired, yet again.
The northwest tower Sacred Songs (2nd Set) - Canterbury Cathedral Choir - Canterbury Cathedral Choir Sings . (Vinyl torn down in the early s and replaced with a replica of the southwest tower, giving the cathedral a symmetrical appearance.
The Cathedral survived heavy bombing during World War II, although its library was destroyed; the library was rebuilt in and the cathedral has continued to serve as a house of prayer ever since, with nearly 2, services held each year.
Choirs throughout England and America apply to sing at the many cathedrals in the United Kingdom and Europe while their choirs are on summer break. It is an opportunity to spend time together, to enjoy one of the loveliest areas in England, Sacred Songs (2nd Set) - Canterbury Cathedral Choir - Canterbury Cathedral Choir Sings .
(Vinyl, to absorb some of the history of the medieval city, and to sing in the awe-inspiring cathedral that is the mother church of the Anglican Communion. We will sing daily Evensong during the week at 5. The Sung Eucharist on Sunday is at 11am. The choir is travelling as a group but I very much hope that some of our congregation and friends might come to visit us while we are there! Most of the choir members are paying for their own travel and accommodation but some of our singers are not in a financial position to be able to do that.
When we began to consider this trip I felt it was important that no-one should be excluded due to financial considerations, so we are in the process of raising funds to cover this. In addition to this, each chorister receives vocal training on an individual basis, as well as tuition in at least two musical instruments.
The Lay Clerks are professionally trained singers who pursue careers outside of the Cathedral, many as teachers of various kinds and others in commerce or other fields. They sing seven weekly services in the Cathedral which demands tremendous commitment, but the opportunity to perform exciting repertoire in such a wonderful building is a thrill in spite of the effort it demands.
We are delighted that so many of our regular Lay Clerks Sacred Songs (2nd Set) - Canterbury Cathedral Choir - Canterbury Cathedral Choir Sings . (Vinyl been able to make arrangements to join this tour. These trips, together with television and radio appearances and the recording of CDs, are some of the exciting extras which Sacred Songs (2nd Set) - Canterbury Cathedral Choir - Canterbury Cathedral Choir Sings .
(Vinyl experience of being part of the choir offers. For the choristers, it is a truly unique experience and a time which lives with them for ever.
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