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4.2 out of 5 stars with 249 reviews
Rising from the 1990s atmosphere of chant-mania came an idea from someone at Sony to compile a choral disc that would present the genre in an attractive, commercial package. This recording does a fair job of fulfilling that task. The program features some of the finest plainchant, chant-based works, and music written for the Holy Week liturgy, from composers such as Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Lotti, and Allegri. Of course, the famous Miserere by Allegri is here, with its starring high-treble
4.7 out of 5 stars with 223 reviews
Couperin - Leçons de Ténèbres / Daneman, Petibon, Les Arts Florissants, Christie
mpn: 706301706725, ean: 0706301706725,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 180 reviews
It figures that the ensemble most responsible for the French Baroque revival is the one to outdo Nelson and Kirkby's legendary recording of these lamentation settings. Sophie Daneman and Patricia Petibon don't have the earlier pair's gorgeous, distinctive voices (both occasionally wobble above the staff), but they sound plenty beautiful. More importantly, they've managed to make these major-key pieces sound like lamentations. Twenty years ago, Kirkby and Nelson were pioneers: merely singing
Best Classics 100
4.4 out of 5 stars with 240 reviews
Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium
mpn: CDGIM006, ean: 0755138100626,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Spem in alium - Motets / The Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Phillips This was the Tallis Scholars' first recording devoted to their namesake composer--and it remains one of the best Tallis discs available. Its centerpiece is the famous Spem in alium for eight five-voice choirs. This is a spectacular piece, with voices entering one by one, leading to a sudden, crashing entry for all eight choirs. The choirs then toss pealing phrases back and forth (listen with headphones!) and finish with a
Victory of Santiago
4.8 out of 5 stars with 273 reviews
The Concord Ensemble.
Mozart for the Millennium
mpn: AManPro-0017223, ean: 0028946431023,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 276 reviews
Allegri: Miserere / Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli
mpn: CDGIM041, ean: 0755138104129,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Gregorio Allegri : Miserere - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina : Stabat mater - Missa Papae Marcelli / The Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Phillips.
4.5 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Poulenc: Gloria, Motets
mpn: CDA67623, ean: 0034571176239,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Gloria - 4 Motets pour un temps de pénitence - 4 Motets pour le temps de Noël / Susan Gritton, soprano - Polyphony Britten Sinfonia - The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge - Stephen Layton, direction.
Above and Beyond
4.7 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
An inspiring recording of music for flutes. Wonderful transcriptions and original works showing off the beauty and versatility of chamber music for the flute family..
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