Zadok


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Zadok

(zā`dŏk), in the Bible. 1 Founder of a prominent priestly family. 2 One of David's men. 3 Grandfather of Jotham. 4 Sealer of the Covenant. 5 High priest. 6, 7 Builders of the wall. 8 Scribe. The last two may be the same.
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Daisy and the girls will sing the famed Champions League anthem, Handel's Zadok The Priest, in English, French, Italian and Spanish.
Handel's Zadok the Priest - originally commissioned for George II''s Coronation in 1727 but better known for TV's UEFA Champions League coverage also gave the accompanying Liverpool Welsh Choral the chance to show off their impressive singing skills.
QUIZ OF THE DAY: 1 Fort Boyard; 2 Hazelnut; 3 The Gulf of Bothnia; 4 Ash; 5 France; 6 Milan; 7 Zadok The Priest; 8 Jean-Paul Gaultier; 9 Nasser Hussain; 10 Thomas Woodrow Wilson.
For the Friends, Lilian Groves says: "We're delighted Durham Singers are giving a concert to raise funds for our work in caring for this wonderful building." The concert, starting at 7.30pm, will also mark the 250th anniversary of the death of Handel with his ever-popular anthem Zadok the Priest and the 350th anniversary of the birth of Purcell with his setting of I Was Glad.
The programme includes Faure's Requiem and some stirring Coronation anthems by Parry and Handel, including I Was Glad and Zadok the Priest.
It started robustly enough with Handel's Zadok the Priest and then sank into a torpor with little used works by Vaughan Williams and Gardiner.
After a striking opening with Handel's Zadok the Priest, the chorus revealed true artistry with complex harmonies ringing like bells and a wonderful sense of phrasing in Three Shakespeare Songs by Vaughan Williams.
The concert included favourites such as the duet from Bizet's Pearl Fishers and Handel's Zadok the Priest.
But for a while at least it was good to snuggle up at home with Zadok the Priest - at times like these, the Champions League anthem offers some comfort.
The concert opened with the choir and band in Handel's Zadok the Priest conducted by the band's musical director Brian Grant in what set the tone for a great concert.
From such classics as Rule Britannia and Zadok the Priest, to the Grand March from Aida and Land of Hope and Glory, you''re bound to be humming along in your seat.
Topping the bill is the psalm setting Dixit Dominus, followed by Let God Arise - one of the 12 Chandos anthems - and ending with those anthems Handel composed for the 1727 coronation of George II, the ever-popular Zadok the Priest, The King Shall Rejoice and My Heart is Inditing.