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Sacred Music - An Easter Celebration / The Sixteen

Sixteen / Christophers
Release Date: 05/11/2010 
Label:  Coro   Catalog #: 16079  
Composer:  AnonymousGiovanni PalestrinaPérotinPhilippus de Monte,   ... 
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In the finale to series one of the Sacred Music programme, Simon Russell Beale presents a special concert for Easter from LSO St Luke's Church, London, performed by the award-winning choir The Sixteen, conducted by founder Harry Christophers. The music takes us on a journey of over six hundred years, from haunting plainchant through to the celebrated music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Highlights include Palestrina's motet Assumpta Est Maria, and Allegri's Miserere. (See overleaf for full concert programme) Plus Bonus Features include: · Sacred Music Series One Preview · Exclusive Interview with Harry Christophers · Song Selection with Introductions from Harry Christophers (Audio Option) · Related Recordings by The Read more Sixteen · Artist Biographies and Images · Downloadable Screensavers Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Vexilla Regis prodeunt by Anonymous
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Medieval 
2. Missa "Papae Marcelli": Gloria by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1567; Italy 
3. Assumpta est Maria by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
4. Viderunt omnes by Pérotin
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1200; France 
5. Super flumina Babylonis by Philippus de Monte
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
6. Quomodo cantabimus? by William Byrd
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
7. Ye sacred muses "Elegy for Thomas Tallis" by William Byrd
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1585; England 
8. Mass for 4 Voices: Agnus Dei by William Byrd
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1592-1593; England 
9. Liber secundus sacrarum cantionum: Haec dies by William Byrd
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1591; London, England 
10. Komm, Jesu, komm!, BWV 229 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
11. Salvator mundi, salva nos I by Thomas Tallis
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1575; England 
12. Stabat Mater a 8 by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
13. Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Conductor:  Harry Christophers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Italy 

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