Sacred Music - An Easter Celebration / The Sixteen

Release Date: 5/11/2010
Label: Coro
Catalog Number: COR16079
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 Sixteen · Artist Biographies and Images · Downloadable Screensavers
Works on This Recording
1. Vexilla Regis prodeunt by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Medieval
2. Missa "Papae Marcelli": Gloria by Giovanni Palestrina
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1567 ; Italy
3. Assumpta est Maria by Giovanni Palestrina
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century ; Italy
4. Viderunt omnes by Pérotin
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Medieval
Written: circa 1200 ; France
5. Super flumina Babylonis by Philippe de Monte
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
6. Quomodo cantabimus? by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
7. Ye sacred muses "Elegy for Thomas Tallis" by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1585 ; England
8. Mass for 4 Voices: Agnus Dei by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
Written: circa 1592-1593 ; England
9. Liber secundus sacrarum cantionum: Haec dies by William Byrd
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1591 ; London, England
10. Komm, Jesu, komm!, BWV 229 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1725-1749 ; Leipzig, Germany
11. Salvator mundi, salva nos I by Thomas Tallis
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1575 ; England
12. Stabat Mater by Giovanni Palestrina
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century ; Italy
13. Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen
Period: Baroque
Written: 17th Century ; Italy
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