The Hilliard Ensemble - Highlights From Their Catalogue

Release Date: 2/6/2008
Catalog Number: EMI 67118
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
All selections DDD except track one ("Quam pulchra es"), which is ADD.
Works on This Recording
1. Quam pulchra es by Leonel Power
Performer: Paul Elliott (Tenor), Michael [bass] George (Bass), Paul Hillier (Bass)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: 15th Century ; England
2. Nuper rosarum flores by Guillaume Dufay
Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Michael [bass] George (Bass), Charles Daniels (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), John Potter (Tenor), Leigh Nixon (Tenor), Michael Chance (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: 15th Century ; France
3. Alma redemptoris Mater by Johannes Ockeghem
Performer: David Beavan (Bass), Gordon Jones (Baritone), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), John Potter (Tenor), Mark Padmore (Tenor), Ashley Stafford (Countertenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: 15th Century ; Flanders, Belgium
4. Missa "Hercules Dux Ferrariae": Sanctus by Josquin Des Préz
Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), David Beavan (Bass), Gordon Jones (Baritone), Mark Padmore (Tenor), John Potter (Tenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor), Ashley Stafford (Countertenor), Robert Harre-Jones (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
5. Tu lumen, tu splendor Patris by Josquin Des Préz
Performer: Gordon Jones (Baritone), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), David Beavan (Bass), Paul Hillier (Bass), Mark Padmore (Tenor), John Potter (Tenor), Ashley Stafford (Countertenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor), Robert Harre-Jones (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
6. Es het ein Baur ein Töchterlein by Heinrich Isaac
Performer: Paul Elliott (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), Leigh Nixon (Tenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
7. Es wolt ein Meydlein grasen gan by Heinrich Isaac
Performer: Paul Elliott (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), Leigh Nixon (Tenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
8. La déesse Vénus by Philippe de Monte
Performer: Charles Toet (Sackbut), Richard Lister (Bass Sackbut), Paul Elliott (Tenor), Toyohiko Satoh (Lute), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor), Bruce Dickey (Cornett)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
9. Psalmi Davidis poenitentiales: no 6, De profundis clamavi by Orlando de Lassus
Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), David Beavan (Bass), John Potter (Tenor), Leigh Nixon (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor), Michael Chance (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1584 ; Munich, Germany
10. Firste Booke of Songes or Ayres: no 19, Awake, sweet love by John Dowland
Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Lynne Dawson (Soprano), Stephen Stubbs (Lute), Paul Hillier (Bass), Richard Campbell (Bass Viola da gamba), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1597 ; England
11. Firste Booke of Songes or Ayres: no 6, Now, o now, I needs must part by John Dowland
Performer: Stephen Stubbs (Lute), Lynne Dawson (Soprano), Richard Campbell (Bass Viola da gamba), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: 1597 ; England
12. Aprill is in my Mistris face by Thomas Morley
Performer: Paul Hillier (Bass), Gillian Fisher (Soprano), John Potter (Tenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
13. Since Robin Hood by Thomas Weelkes
Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: 1608 ; England
14. First Set of Madrigals and Mottets: The silver swanne by Orlando Gibbons
Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), Lynne Dawson (Soprano), John Potter (Tenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
15. Saint Matthew Passion, SWV 479: Excerpt(s) by Heinrich Schütz
Performer: Michael [bass] George (Bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Paul Elliott (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), Sarah Leonard (Soprano), Lynne Dawson (Soprano), Gillian Fisher (Soprano), Sarah Stobart (Soprano), Leigh Nixon (Tenor), Michael [bass] Pearce (Bass), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor), Alex Donaldson (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Baroque
Written: 1666 ; Germany
16. Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Michael [bass] George (Bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Gordon Jones (Baritone), Stephen Stubbs (Lute), John Toll (Organ), William Hunt (Bass Viola da gamba), Charles Medlam (Cello), John Potter (Tenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor), Charles Brett (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1723-1729 ; Leipzig, Germany
17. Zum Rundetanz, D 983b/Op. 17 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), David Beavan (Bass), John Potter (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Romantic
Written: ?1822 ; Vienna, Austria
18. Lieder (6), Op. 33: no 2, Die Minnesänger by Robert Schumann
Performer: David Beavan (Bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass), John Potter (Tenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Germany
19. Choruses (3) for male voices, AV 123: no 2, Traumlicht by Richard Strauss
Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Gordon Jones (Baritone), David Beavan (Bass), Mark Padmore (Tenor), Paul Hillier (Bass)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Romantic
Written: 1935 ; Germany
20. Gradualia, Volume 1: Part 2 - Ave verum corpus by William Byrd
Performer: Paul Elliott (Tenor), Leigh Nixon (Tenor), Michael [bass] George (Bass), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: 1605 ; England
21. Missa prolationum: Agnus Dei no 1 by Johannes Ockeghem
Performer: David Beavan (Bass), Paul Hillier (Bass), Rogers Covey-Crump (Tenor), Mark Padmore (Tenor), Gordon Jones (Baritone), John Potter (Tenor), David [Countertenor] James (Countertenor), Ashley Stafford (Countertenor)
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
Period: Renaissance
Written: 15th Century ; Flanders, Belgium
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