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Voces8
Release Date: 04/24/2012 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 291   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry John GauntlettTraditionalVariousHieronymus Praetorius,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The international award-winning octet VOCES8 has established itself as the foremost young British a cappella group. Performing repertoire ranging from Renaissance polyphony to unique jazz & pop arrangements, the group has been praised for stunning performance, exquisite singing and creating a sound that spans the entire range of vocal color.

Tracks:
1. Once in Royal David’s City
2. Gabriel’s Message
3. Magnificat Quinti Toni
4. O Magnum Mysterium
5. Away in a Manger
6. Ding Dong Merrily on High
7. I Wonder as I Wander
8. Totus Tuus
9. Coventry Carol
10. Jesu, Swete Sone Dear
11. At the Manger Mary Sings
12. Videntes Stellam
13. In
Read more Dulci Jubilo
14. Bethlehem Down
15. There is no Rose
16. Nesciens Mater
17. The Three Kings
18. What Cheer?
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Works on This Recording

1.
Gabriel's Message (Basque) by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1582; Spain 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Magnificat quinti toni by Hieronymus Praetorius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 6 Minutes 23 Secs. 
3.
Motets (4) pour le temps de Noël: no 1, O magnum mysterium by Francis Poulenc
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951-1952; France 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
4.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
5.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6.
Totus tuus, Op. 60 by Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; Poland 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 8 Minutes 40 Secs. 
7.
Jesu, Swete Sone Dear, for chorus by Graham Lack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8.
At the Manger Mary Sings, for chorus by Graham Lack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9.
Motets (4) pour le temps de Noël: no 3, Videntes stellam by Francis Poulenc
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; France 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
10.
In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
11.
There Is No Rose of Such Virtue (English) by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: Medieval 
Written: 1420; England 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
12.
Nesciens mater virgo virum by Jean Mouton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: Renaissance 
Written: France 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
13.
What cheer by Sir William Walton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voces8
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; England 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
14.
The Three Kings (a.k.a. "We Three Kings") by Peter Cornelius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
15.
Bethlehem Down, carol for chorus & organ by Peter Warlock
Period: Modern 
Written: 1927; United Kingdom 
Venue:  St. George's Church, Chesterton, Cambrid 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 

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