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Motets By Philips & Dering From King's / Cleobury, Et Al


Release Date: 02/28/2000 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 66788   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard DeringPeter Philips
Performer:  Peter BarleyJoseph HoughtonSimon WilliamsRupert Johnston,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Peter Philips and Richard Dering make a happy coupling, as this disc of neatly paired settings of similar texts demonstrates. Both were English Catholics who lived and worked in the Spanish Netherlands during the early years of the seventeenth century, and both produced choral music that gently combined that region's inherent conservatism with elements of the up-to-date Italian style of the day. Philips was the elder by about 20 years, and his music is on the whole grander (employing double-choir techniques in the large-scale pieces) and more contrapuntally elaborate; Dering's musical language is more harmonically conceived by comparison, with a direct and straightforward mode of expression that perhaps explains why it was reportedly Read more favoured by Oliver Cromwell. Neither composer is well represented on disc as a vocal composer (though Philips is relatively familiar through his keyboard works), and this release therefore provides a significant opportunity to make their further acquaintance.

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, delivers intelligent performances of this music with Stephen Cleobury consistently encouraging lively rhythms and alert responses to its shifts of mood and drawing an impressive, typically Kingsian sound in the more expansive choral moments..."

Lindsay Kemp, Gramophone [12/1991] Reviewing EMI 54189
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Works on This Recording

1. Cantica sacra (21), Volume 1: no 5, Factum est silentium by Richard Dering
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1618; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
2. Cantica sacra (21), Volume 1: no 2, Ardens est cor meum by Richard Dering
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1618; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
3. Cantiones sacrae (18): no 2, Ave Maria gratia plena by Richard Dering
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1617; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
4. Cantica sacra (24), Volume 2: no 19, O quam suavis by Richard Dering
Performer:  Joseph Houghton (Bass), Simon Williams (Tenor), Rupert Johnston (Boy Soprano),
Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1625 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
5. Cantica sacra (24), Volume 2: no 8, Gaudent in coelis by Richard Dering
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1625 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
6. Cantiones sacrae (18): no 13, O bone Jesu by Richard Dering
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1617; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
7. Cantica sacra (21), Volume 1: no 15, Quem vidistis, pastores? by Richard Dering
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1618; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
8. Cantiones sacrae (18): no 3, Ave verum corpus by Richard Dering
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1617; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
9. Cantica sacra (21), Volume 1: no 9, O crux ave by Richard Dering
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1618; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
10. Cantiones sacrae: Ecce vicit Leo by Peter Philips
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
11. Paradisus sacris cantionibus consitus: O crux ave by Peter Philips
Performer:  Michael Pearce (Boy Soprano), Peter Barley (Chamber Organ), Daniel Sladden (Bass)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1628; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
12. Cantiones sacrae: Hodie nobis de caelo by Peter Philips
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
13. Cantiones sacrae: Factum est silentium by Peter Philips
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
14. Paradisus sacrae: Ave verum corpus, natum de Maria virgine by Peter Philips
Performer:  John Bowley (Tenor), Jonathan Sanders (Tenor), Peter Barley (Chamber Organ),
Martin Eastwood (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
15. Litaniae Beatae Mariae Virginis: Ave Maria gratia plena by Peter Philips
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1623; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
16. Cantiones sacrae: O quam suavis est, Dominus by Peter Philips
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
17. Cantiones sacrae: Gaudent in caelis by Peter Philips
Performer:  Peter Barley (Chamber Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 
18. Gemmulae sacrae: O bone Jesu by Peter Philips
Performer:  Thomas Rose (Boy Soprano), Peter Barley (Chamber Organ), Simon Williams (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; Brussels, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Language: Latin 

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