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Masters of the Renaissance / Gloriae dei Cantores


Release Date: 07/18/2006 
Label:  Paraclete Recordings   Catalog #: 3361   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Lodovico da ViadanaPietro VinciGiovanni Maria NaninoCostanzo Porta,   ... 
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Ms. Patterson is a true choral alchemist, and never fails to draw truly golden sound and beautifully nuanced singing from her hard-working musicians. Sacred illumination is their mission, and they achieve it with spiritual sincerity and power."
—Lindsay Koob, American Record Guide

"Is it possible for a mixed choir of 44 voices to sing late Renaissance and early Baroque Flemish, Italian, German, and French anticopolyphony in an artistic, historically informed manner? Probably not very often – that is, unless the mixed choir in question is the Gloriae Dei Cantores. For them, the answer is an emphatic affirmative. This group sings with the clarity and control of a carefully drilled chamber ensemble a
Read more fifth their size. Phrasing, intonation, articulation, blend, and color are precisely thought out and perfectly executed."
—The American Organist

"This is quite an astonishing competitor to such celebrated ensembles as The Sixteen . . . This disc will greatly enlarge most collections of Renaissance motets with rare pieces of outstanding worth, sung with skill and devotion."
—J.F. Weber, Fanfare
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Works on This Recording

1.
Exultate justi in Domino by Lodovico da Viadana
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2.
Mirabile mysterium by Pietro Vinci
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3.
Adoramus te by Giovanni Maria Nanino
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4.
Voce mea by Costanzo Porta
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
5.
Requiem aeternam by Anerio,
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
6.
Missa "Bell' Amfitrit' altera" by Orlando de Lassus
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century 
Length: 18 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
7.
Ave Maria by Clemens,
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
8.
Jubilate Deo by Cypriano de Rore
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9.
Improperium expectavit, motet for 4 voices, M. xiv (S. iii/21) by Orlando de Lassus
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
10.
Peccavi super numerum by Giaches de Wert
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1581; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
Eripe me de inimicia by Andreas Raselius
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
12.
Rorate caeli by Jacob Handl
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
13.
Cantiones sacrae de festis praecipuis totius anni: Dixit Maria ad angelum by Hans Leo Hassler
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
14.
Verbum caro factum est by Hans Leo Hassler
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
15.
Duo seraphim by Juan Esquivel Barahona
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
16.
Ecce sic benedicetur by Cristóbal de Morales
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
17.
O Domine Jesu Christe by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
18.
Ego sum panis vivus by Juan Esquivel Barahona
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
19.
Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae: Tenebrae Responsories - O vos omnes by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1585; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
20.
Gradualia, Volume 2: O magnum misterium by William Byrd
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1607; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
21.
Gradualia, Volume 2: Easter Day - Offertory "Terra tremuit" by William Byrd
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1607; England 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
22.
Laboravi in gemitu by Thomas Morley
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
23.
Cantiones sacrae, pro praecipuis festis totius anni et communi sanctorum: Tibi laus, tibi gloria by Peter Philips
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1612; Brussels, Belgium 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
24.
Rorate caeli by Francisco Guerrero
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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