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Miserere / Martin Neary, Westminster Abbey Choir


Release Date: 03/26/1996 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 66615   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  AnonymousGregorio AllegriAntonio LottiCarlo Gesualdo,   ... 
Performer:  Richard FarnsworthMichael LeesAlexander MartinThomas Sneddon,   ... 
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey ChoirWestminster Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Vexilla Regis prodeunt by Anonymous
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
2. Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Performer:  Richard Farnsworth (Soprano), Michael Lees (Countertenor), Alexander Martin (Soprano),
Thomas Sneddon (Soprano), Simon Birchall (Bass)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1994 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
3. Christus factus est by Anonymous
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
4. Crucifixus a 8 by Antonio Lotti
Performer:  Robin Jeffrey (Theorbo), Martin Baker (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
5. Popule meus by Anonymous
Performer:  Simon Birchall (Cantor)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
6. Responsories (9), Feria 6: no 9, Caligaverunt oculi mei by Carlo Gesualdo
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  Westminster Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1611; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
7. O Domine Jesu Christe by Giovanni Gabrieli
Performer:  Martin Baker (Organ), Robin Jeffrey (Theorbo)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1597; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
8. Crucifixus a 6 by Antonio Lotti
Performer:  Martin Baker (Organ), Robin Jeffrey (Theorbo)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
9. Quia eduxi te by Anonymous
Performer:  Simon Birchall (Cantor)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
10. Responsories (9), Feria 6: no 5, Tenebrae factae sunt by Carlo Gesualdo
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  Westminster Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1611; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
11. Adoramus te, Christe a 6 by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Robin Jeffrey (Theorbo), Martin Baker (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1620; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
12. Crucifixus a 10 by Antonio Lotti
Performer:  Robin Jeffrey (Theorbo), Martin Baker (Organ)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
13. Quid ultra debui by Anonymous
Performer:  Simon Birchall (Cantor)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
14. Miserere mei, Deus by Tommaso Baj
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  Westminster Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1713; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Notes: The first chorus of this psalm was written by Gregorio Allegri. 
15. Crux fidelis by of Portugal John IV
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Portugal 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
16. Christus factus est no 2 by Anonymous
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 
Language: Latin 
17. Christus factus est no 3 by Anonymous
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 09/1995 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey, London, England 

Sound Samples

Hymn, Vexilla Regis prodeunt (from the Liber Usualis, edited by the monks of Solesmes, Desclée 1963) (Voice)
Psalm 50 (51) à9, Miserere mei, Deus (Modern version) (Voice)
Antiphon, Christus factus est (I) (from the Liber Usualis, edited by the monks of Solesmes, Desclée 1963) (Voice)
Motet à8, Crucifixus (Voice)
Reproaches (I), Popule meus/Ego te eduxi (from the Liber Usualis, edited by the monks of Solesmes, Desclée 1963) (Voice)
Responsory à6, Caligaverunt oculi mei (Voice)
Motet à8, O Domine Jesu Christe (from the Sacrae symphoniae, 1597) (Voice)
Antiphon, Christus factus est (II) (from the Liber Usualis, edited by the monks of Solesmes, Desclée 1963) (Voice)
Motet à6, Crucifixus (Voice)
Reproaches (II), Quia eduxi te/Ego te pavi (from the Liber Usualis, edited by the monks of Solesmes, Desclée 1963) (Voice)
Responsory à 6, Tenebrae factae sunt (Voice)
Motet à 6, Adoramus te, Christe (from the Libro primo de motetti...di Giulio Cesare Bianchi, Venice, 1620) (Voice)
Antiphon, Christus factus est (III) (from the Liber Usualis, edited by the monks of Solesmes, Desclée 1963) (Voice)
Motet à 10, Crucifixus (Voice)
Reproaches (III), Quid ultra debui/Ego te exaltavi (from the Liber Usualis, edited by the monks of Solesmes, Desclée 1963) (Voice)
Psalm 50 (51) à9, Miserere mei, Deus (First modern performance) Vatican MS CAP. SIST. 375 (Voice)
Hymn, Crux fidelis/Pange, lingua (Voice)

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