Palestrina, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
If only one word could describe this 2012 album by Harry Christophers and the Sixteen, it would have to be "pure," for it not only fits the profoundly consonant music of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, but also the amazingly controlled and clean vocals of this astonishing choral group. The selection of six motets, the "Missa Hodie Christus Natus Est," and the three excerpts from the Song of Songs are quintessential examples of Renaissance counterpoint, of which Palestrina was the supreme master, and the Sixteen's precise singing gives the polyphony the clarity of line and transparent harmonies that are required to make these sacred works glow. This is the second ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
If only one word could describe this 2012 album by Harry Christophers and the Sixteen, it would have to be "pure," for it not only fits the profoundly consonant music of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, but also the amazingly controlled and clean vocals of this astonishing choral group. The selection of six motets, the "Missa Hodie Christus Natus Est," and the three excerpts from the Song of Songs are quintessential examples of Renaissance counterpoint, of which Palestrina was the supreme master, and the Sixteen's precise singing gives the polyphony the clarity of line and transparent harmonies that are required to make these sacred works glow. This is the second volume of the Sixteen's series of Palestrina's music on Coro, and it follows the format planned for each volume, presenting a mass and complementary motets. The reproduction is outstanding, capturing the ensemble with fine details and presence in the gloriously resonant acoustics of London's Church of St. Alban the Martyr.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/9/2012
  • Label: Coro
  • UPC: 828021610523
  • Catalog Number: 16105
  • Sales rank: 1,648

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hodie Christus natus est, motet for 8 voices (from Motets Book III) - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina & Harry Christophers (2:32)
  2. 2 Christe redemptor omnium, hymn for 6 voices - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Harry Christophers (8:27)
  3. 3 Magnificat, Tone 5, (odd) for 4 voices (from Magnificats on the 8 Tones, Book 1) - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Harry Christophers (11:38)
  4. 4 Tui sunt caeli, offertory for 5 voices - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Harry Christophers (2:53)
  5. 5 Reges Tharsis, offertory for 5 voices (from Complete Offertories) - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Harry Christophers (2:36)
  6. 6–11 Missa Hodie Christus natus est, for 8 voices - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Harry Christophers (23:32)
  7. 7 Osculetur me, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book IV from Canticis canticorum) - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Harry Christophers (3:23)
  8. 8 Trahe me post te, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book IV from Canticis canticorum) - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Harry Christophers (3:24)
  9. 9 Nigra sum, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book IV from Canticis canticorum) - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina & Harry Christophers (3:40)
  10. 10 O magnum mysterium, motet for 6 voices (from Motets Book I) - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina & Harry Christophers (5:20)
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Album Credits

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Harry Christophers Primary Artist
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