Music From The Vatican: Alma Mater [CD+DVD]

Music From The Vatican: Alma Mater [CD+DVD]

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by Pope Benedict XVI
     
 

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Alma Mater collects eight original pieces of modern classical music and features the voice of Pope Benedict XVI speaking and singing in Latin, Italian, Portuguese, French, and German.

The Pope is accompanied by The Choir of the Philharmonic Academy of Rome and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded at Abbey Road studios in London. This release marks

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Overview

Alma Mater collects eight original pieces of modern classical music and features the voice of Pope Benedict XVI speaking and singing in Latin, Italian, Portuguese, French, and German.

The Pope is accompanied by The Choir of the Philharmonic Academy of Rome and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded at Abbey Road studios in London. This release marks first time the Pope's voice has been captured on disc.

"I am convinced that music really is the universal language of beauty which can bring together all people of good will on earth." -- Pope Benedict XVI

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Product Details

Release Date:
11/23/2009
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0028947636649
catalogNumber:
001369200
Rank:
324086

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pope Benedict XVI   Primary Artist,Vocals,Recitation
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
David Firman   Conductor
Pablo Colino   Choir Director
Philharmonic Academy of Rome Choir   Choir, Chorus
Yasemin Sannino   Soprano (Vocal)
S. Veronica Parrocchia di S. Maria Nascente, Bonemerse   Choir, Chorus
Illaria Geroldi   Choir Director

Technical Credits

Simon Boswell   Arranger,Composer
Haydn Bendall   Engineering
Stefano Mainetti   Arranger,Composer
David Firman   Orchestration
Vincent Messina   Producer,Executive Producer
Don Giulio Neroni   Liner Notes,Concept
Nour Eddine   Arranger,Composer
Marco Ruggeri   Arranger
Angelo Comastri   Liner Notes
Andrea Oggione   Engineer

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