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Gombert: Eight-part Credo, Haec Dies, Etc / Henry's Eight


Release Date: 12/13/2005 
Label:  Helios   Catalog #: 55247   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Nicolas GombertAnonymous
Performer:  Duncan ByrneWilliam TowersDeclan CostelloNick Todd,   ... 
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Works on This Recording

1. Credo à 8 by Nicolas Gombert
Performer:  Duncan Byrne (Tenor), William Towers (Countertenor), Declan Costello (Countertenor),
Nick Todd (Tenor), Nicholas Yates (Tenor), Gabriel Crouch (Bass),
Damian O'Keefe (Bass), Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Flanders, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 12 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2. Haec dies quam fecit Dominus by Nicolas Gombert
Performer:  Damian O'Keefe (Bass), Gabriel Crouch (Bass), Nicholas Yates (Tenor),
William Towers (Countertenor), Duncan Byrne (Tenor), Nick Todd (Tenor),
Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass), Declan Costello (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1539; Flanders, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3. Qui colis Ausoniam by Nicolas Gombert
Performer:  William Towers (Countertenor), Duncan Byrne (Tenor), Nick Todd (Tenor),
Nicholas Yates (Tenor), Gabriel Crouch (Bass), Damian O'Keefe (Bass),
Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass), Declan Costello (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Flanders, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4. Salve regina "Diversi diversa orant" by Nicolas Gombert
Performer:  Damian O'Keefe (Bass), Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass), Gabriel Crouch (Bass),
Nicholas Yates (Tenor), Nick Todd (Tenor), Duncan Byrne (Tenor),
Declan Costello (Countertenor), William Towers (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1541; Flanders, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
5. O beata Maria by Nicolas Gombert
Performer:  Gabriel Crouch (Bass), Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass), Declan Costello (Countertenor),
Damian O'Keefe (Bass), William Towers (Countertenor), Duncan Byrne (Tenor),
Nick Todd (Tenor), Nicholas Yates (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1539; Flanders, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
6. Vae, vae Babylon by Nicolas Gombert
Performer:  Declan Costello (Countertenor), Damian O'Keefe (Bass), Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass),
Duncan Byrne (Tenor), William Towers (Countertenor), Nick Todd (Tenor),
Nicholas Yates (Tenor), Gabriel Crouch (Bass)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1541; Flanders, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 11 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
7. Media vita in morte sumus by Nicolas Gombert
Performer:  Gabriel Crouch (Bass), Damian O'Keefe (Bass), Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass),
Duncan Byrne (Tenor), Nicholas Yates (Tenor), William Towers (Countertenor),
Nick Todd (Tenor), Declan Costello (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1539; Flanders, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
8. Lugebat David Absalon by Nicolas Gombert
Performer:  Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass), Nick Todd (Tenor), Duncan Byrne (Tenor),
Nicholas Yates (Tenor), Declan Costello (Countertenor), Damian O'Keefe (Bass),
William Towers (Countertenor), Gabriel Crouch (Bass)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Flanders, Belgium 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 8 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9. Haec dies quam fecit by Anonymous
Performer:  Duncan Byrne (Tenor), William Towers (Countertenor), Declan Costello (Countertenor),
Nick Todd (Tenor), Gabriel Crouch (Bass), Nicholas Yates (Tenor),
Damian O'Keefe (Bass), Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
10. Salve Regina misericordiae by Anonymous
Performer:  Declan Costello (Countertenor), William Towers (Countertenor), Nicholas Yates (Tenor),
Duncan Byrne (Tenor), Nick Todd (Tenor), Gabriel Crouch (Bass),
Damian O'Keefe (Bass), Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11. Media vita by Anonymous
Performer:  Nicholas Yates (Tenor), Nick Todd (Tenor), William Towers (Countertenor),
Gabriel Crouch (Bass), Duncan Byrne (Tenor), Declan Costello (Countertenor),
Damian O'Keefe (Bass), Robert-Jan Temmink (Bass)
Conductor:  Jonathan Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henry's Eight
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge, GB 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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