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George Guest

org, 1924-2002 GB, Bangor, Gwynedd
Conductor of Classical
A.k.a. George Howell Guest

George Guest CBE FRCO (February 9, 1924 - November 20, 2002) was a Welsh organist and choral conductor.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento in E flat, K.243: 7. Viaticum in Domino morientum on Mozart: Vesperae de Dominica; Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Guest, Margaret Marshall, Margaret Cable, Wynford Evans, Stephen Roberts, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge & The Wren Orchestra
Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento in E flat, K.243: 6. Dulcissimum convivium on Mozart: Vesperae de Dominica; Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Guest, Margaret Marshall, Margaret Cable, Wynford Evans, Stephen Roberts, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge & The Wren Orchestra
Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 on Fauré: Messe de Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Fauré, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Stephen Cleobury & George Guest
Crucifixus (8vv) on Bononcini: Stabat Mater / Lotti: Crucifixus / Caldara: Crucifixus by Giovanni Bononcini, George Guest, Felicity Palmer, Philip Langridge, Paul Esswood, Christopher Keyte, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge & London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339: 5. Laudate Dominum omnes gentes on Mozart: Missa brevis; Vesperae Solennes by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Guest, Felicity Palmer, Margaret Cable, Philip Langridge, Stephen Roberts, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge & The Wren Orchestra
Requiem, Op. 48: 7. In paradisum on Fauré: Messe de Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Fauré, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Stephen Cleobury & George Guest
O sacrum convivium! on Messiaen - Legendary Recordings by Olivier Messiaen
Requiem, Op. 48: 3. Sanctus on Fauré: Messe de Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Fauré, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Stephen Cleobury & George Guest
I Was Glad, Z.19 on Purcell: Verse Anthems by Henry Purcell, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, Paul Esswood, Ian Partridge, Stafford Dean, John Scott & George Guest
The Twelve Days Of Christmas on Christmas at St. John's by Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge & George Guest

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Charpentier Messe de minuit pour Noël / Poulenc MotetsMarc Antoine Charpentier, Francis Poulenc, St. John's College Choir, City Of London Sinfonia, George Guest2007Album
The CrucifictionJohn Stainer, St. John's College Choir, George Guest2002Album
The World Of Thomas TallisThomas Tallis - Cambridge University Musical Society, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, St. John's College Choir, David Willcocks, George Guest2001Compil.
Laudate Dominum • Vespers & Litanies K339, K321, K195, K243Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Guest, Sir Neville Marriner1998Compil.
Haydn: Mariazellermesse - Hheiligmesse, Schöpfungsmesse - Missa 'Rorate Coeli Desuper'George Guest, Simon Preston1998Album
Requiem, Op. 48 - Messe Basse / GloriaGabriel Fauré / Francis Poulenc, St. John's College Choir, George Guest, Chœur De La Radio Suisse Romande, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Jesús López-Cobos1997Album
Mass In C Major / MotetsLudwig van Beethoven, Anton Bruckner - The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1996Album
Stabat Mater, Litaniae De Beata Virgine Maria, Veni Sponsa Christi (Antiphona, Mottetto E Missa), MagnificatGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina / The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, St. John's College Choir, David Willcocks, George Guest1995Album
GloriasAntonio Vivaldi, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1995Album
Stabat MaterGiovanni Battista Pergolesi • Domenico Scarlatti • Antonio Maria Bononcini - St. John's College Choir, George Guest, The Schütz Choir Of London, Roger Norrington1995Compil.
Requiem / Cantique De Jean Racine / Requiem / Quatre MotetsGabriel Fauré / Maurice Duruflé - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1994Compil.
Angels And Trumpets & The Einsiedeln ConcertoTheo Flury, George Guest, Daniel Phillips, Richard Walthew, The Chapel Choir Choristers Of Jesus College, The Band Of The Royal Yeomanry, Andrew Nethsingha1994Album
Glorias; Dixit Dominus; Magnificat; Beatus VirAntonio Vivaldi, Stephen Cleobury, George Guest, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, St. John's College Choir1994Compil.
Glorias; Dixit Dominus; Magnificat; Beatus VirAntonio Vivaldi, Stephen Cleobury, George Guest, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, St. John's College Choir1994Compil.
Favourite HymnsThe Choir of St. John's College Cambridge, George Guest1993Album
The Sound Of St. John'sSir Michael Tippett, Herbert Howells, Robin Orr, Jean Langlais, Alun Hoddinott, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1992Album
Missa Pange Lingua / Missa Vidi Turbam Magnam / Three Versets On Pange LinguaJosquin Des Prés, Gregorio Allegri, Jehan Titelouze, St. John's College Choir, George Guest, Adrian Lucas1992Compil.
MiserereSt. John's College Choir, George Guest, Gregorio Allegri, Roland de Lassus, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina1991Album
Mass In A Flat (Messe In As-Dur / Messe En La Bémol Majeur) - Mass In C (Messe In C-Dur / Messe En Ut Majeur)Franz Schubert Schubert George Guest, David Atherton1991Album
Te Deum & Jubilate • Funeral Music • AnthemsHenry Purcell, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1991Album
Paukenmesse / Vespers, K339Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1990Compil.
Mariazellermesse, Organ Concerto In C Major, Kleine OrgalmesseSt. John's College Choir, George Guest, Joseph Haydn1990Album
Harmoniemesse - Vespers, K321Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1990Album
Haydn: Theresienmesse — M. Haydn: Ave Regina —Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus, K 618George Guest, Joseph Haydn, Michael Haydn1990Album
Haydn: Schöpfungmesse— Mozart: Spaur-Messe, K 258George Guest, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1990Album
Haydn: Heiligmesse—Mozart: Litany, K 243George Guest, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1990Album
Song & Mass: The Western Wynde / Missa Salve Intemerata VirgoJohn Taverner - Thomas Tallis - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1989Album
Mass De Minuit Pour Noël / MotetsMarc Antoine Charpentier, Francis Poulenc, St. John's College Choir, City Of London Sinfonia, George Guest1988Album
RequiemWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - St. John's College Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, George Guest1987Album
Christmas Carols From St. John'sThe Choir of St. John's College Cambridge1986Album
Heiligmesse = Missa Sancti Bernardi De Offida = Mariazellermesse = Missa CellensisJoseph Haydn, April Cantelo • Jennifer Smith • Helen Watts • Shirley Minty • Robert Tear • Ian Partridge • Benjamin Luxon • Christopher Keyte, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1986Album
Mass For Four Voices / Mass For Five VoicesWilliam Byrd - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1986Album
Music By Orlando GibbonsOrlando Gibbons / St. John's College Choir Directed By George Guest / Adrian Lucas1985Album
The Glory Of Venice - Monteverdi - Gabrieli - BassanoPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble, The Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner, Magdalen College Choir Oxford, Bernard Rose, The Choir of St. John's College Cambridge, George Guest1982Album
Glorias RV 588 & RV 589Antonio Vivaldi, St. John's College Choir, The Wren Orchestra, George Guest1982Album
Miserere Mei / Missa 'Vidi Turbam Magnam' / Gustate Et VideteGregorio Allegri - St. John's College Choir, George Guest, Adrian Lucas1981Album
Vesperae De Dominica, K321 • Litaniae De Venerabili Altaris Sacrament, K243Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Margaret Marshall, Margaret Cable, Wynford Evans, Stephen Roberts, The Wren Orchestra, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1981Album
Masses By Tallis & SheppardThomas Tallis & John Sheppard - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1981Album
Missa Brevis C-dur Kv 258 ("Spaur-Messe") / Vesperae Solennes De Confessore, Kv 339Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Felicity Palmer, Margaret Cable, Philip Langridge, Stephen Roberts, The Wren Orchestra, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1980Album
Stabat Mater / Concertino Armonico No. 2Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - Felicity Palmer, Alfreda Hodgson, St. John's College Choir, The Argo Chamber Orchestra, George Guest1980Album
St. Cecilia Mass (1720)Alessandro Scarlatti - Elizabeth Harwood, Wendy Eathorne, Margaret Cable, Wynford Evans, Christopher Keyte, St. John's College Choir, The Wren Orchestra, George Guest1980Album
Psalms Of Consolation And HopeSt. John's College Choir, George Guest1979Album
Mariazeller Mass / Four Pieces For Mechanical Clock / Little Organ MassJoseph Haydn - Jennifer Smith • Helen Watts • Robert Tear • Benjamin Luxon, St. John's College Choir, John Scott, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1978Album
Mass In G Major / Exultate Deo / Salve Regina / Missa Festiva Op. 62Francis Poulenc / Flor Peeters - St. John's College Choir, Jonathan Bond, John Scott, George Guest1978Album
Crucifixus / Stabat Mater / CrucifixusAntonio Lotti / Antonio Maria Bononcini / Antonio Caldara - Felicity Palmer • Paul Esswood • Philip Langridge • Christopher Keyte, St. John's College Choir, Philomusica Of London, George Guest1978Album
A Choral FestivalHenry Purcell, Samuel Wesley, Thomas Tallis, Thomas Weelkes, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Tomás Luis De Victoria, Carlo Gesualdo, Claudio Monteverdi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Anton Bruckner, Maurice Duruflé, Gabriel Fauré, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Benjamin Britten, John Ireland, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1978Compil.
Music For Royal OccasionsThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Benjamin Britten, David Willcocks, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, St. John's College Choir, Arthur Bliss, George Guest1977Compil.
Mass In A FlatFranz Schubert, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest, Wendy Eathorne, Bernadette Greevy, Wynford Evans, Christopher Keyte1977Album
Messe De Requiem Op.48 / Cantique De Jean Racine Op.11Gabriel Fauré, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Benjamin Luxon, Jonathan Bond Directed By George Guest1976Album
Requiem / Prélude Et Fugue Sur Le Nom D'AlainMaurice Duruflé, St. John's College Choir, Stephen Cleobury, George Guest1975Album
Musica De CeremoniaHenry Purcell, George Guest, St. John's College Choir, English Chamber Orchestra1975Album
Mass In E FlatFranz Schubert - Felicity Palmer, Helen Watts, Kenneth Bowen, Wynford Evans, Christopher Keyte, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1975Album
Christmas At St. John'sSt. John's College Choir Directed By George Guest1974Album
Beethoven: Mass In C Major, Op. 86Ludwig van Beethoven / St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1974Album
The World Of St. John'sSt. John's College Choir, George Guest1973Album
Missa Choralis / Five MotetsFranz Liszt / Anton Bruckner / St. John's College Choir Directed By George Guest1973Album
Ceremonial MusicHenry Purcell - St. John's College Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Symphoniae Sacrae, Charles Brett, James Bowman, Ian Partridge, Forbes Robinson, George Guest1972Album
The Six Last MassesJoseph Haydn - St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1972Album
Assumpta Est Maria / Missa BrevisGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1972Album
O Sacrum Convivium (Modern French Church Music)St. John's College Choir, George Guest1971Album
PaukenmesseJoseph Haydn - April Cantelo, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Barry McDaniel, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1970Album
O Quam GloriosumTomás Luis De Victoria - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1970Album
Italian And English Church MusicSt. John's College Choir, George Guest1969Album
Creation MassJoseph Haydn - April Cantelo, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Forbes Robinson, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1969Album
Requiem MassTomás Luis De Victoria - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1968Album
Veni Sponsa ChristiGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1968Album
HarmoniemesseJoseph Haydn - Erna Spoorenberg / Helen Watts / Alexander Young / Joseph Rouleau, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1967Album
Evensong For AscensiontideSt. John's College Choir Directed By George Guest1967Album
HeiligmesseJoseph Haydn - St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1967Album
Rejoice In The Lamb / Missa Brevis / A Ceremony Of CarolsBenjamin Britten - St. John's College Choir, George Guest, Marisa Robles1966Album
UntitledClaudio Monteverdi - St. John's College Choir, George Guest1966Album
Theresa MassJoseph Haydn, Erna Spoorenberg, Bernadette Greevy, John Mitchinson, Tom Krause, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Directed By George Guest1965Album
English Cathedral Music 1770 - 1860St. John's College Choir, George Guest, Thomas Attwood Walmisley, James Nares, John Goss, Samuel Wesley, Samuel Sebastian Wesley1964Album
Hymns For All SeasonsSt. John's College Choir Directed By George Guest1964Album
Twentieth Century Church MusicSt. John's College Choir Director George Guest, Edward C. Bairstow, Benjamin Britten, Herbert Howells, John Ireland, Robin Orr, Sir Michael Tippett, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sir William Walton1963Album
The CrucifixionJohn Stainer, St. John's College Choir Directed By George Guest1962Album
Tudor Church MusicThomas Weelkes / Thomas Tallis, St. John's College Choir Director George Guest1961Album
Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring / Ave Verum / Carol: A Tender ShootSt. John's College Choir, George Guest1959Single
Hear My PrayerSt. John's College Choir Directed By George Guest / Alastair Roberts1959Album
Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring / Ave Verum / Carol: A Tender ShootSt. John's College Choir, George Guest1959Single
The CrucifixionJohn Stainer, George GuestAlbum
Mass. Op.86 / Missa ChoralisAntonín Dvořák / Franz Liszt / Simon Preston · George GuestAlbum
Hear My Prayer (Choral Favourites)St. John's College Choir, George GuestCompil.
Requiem / Cantique De Jean Racine / Messe Basse / Messe / Salve ReginaGabriel Fauré, Francis Poulenc, St. John's College Choir, George GuestAlbum
Hear My PrayerSt. John's College Choir Directed By George Guest / Alastair RobertsAlbum
The Masses = Die MessenJoseph Haydn, St. John's College Choir, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral, Simon Preston, George Guest, David WillcocksAlbum
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