The Sacred Flame - European Sacred Music of the Renaissance and Baroque Era

The Sacred Flame - European Sacred Music of the Renaissance and Baroque Era

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by John Rutter
     
 

John Rutter conducts the Cambridge Singers and La Nuova Musica in this ravishing recording of European church music from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries.

Focusing on the extraordinary body of choral music produced for liturgical use during the Renaissance and Baroque periods, The Sacred Flame explores the rich and varied ways in which European

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Overview

John Rutter conducts the Cambridge Singers and La Nuova Musica in this ravishing recording of European church music from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries.

Focusing on the extraordinary body of choral music produced for liturgical use during the Renaissance and Baroque periods, The Sacred Flame explores the rich and varied ways in which European composers responded to sacred texts.

The collection features familiar classics by Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Palestrina, and Schütz, as well as less widely-known masterpieces by Bach, Buxtehude, Hassler, and Sweelinck.

The Cambridge Singers are at their sensuous and virtuosic best and are joined here for the first time on disc by the instrumentalists of La Nuova Musica, one of the UK’s most exciting early music ensembles. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
05/05/2009
Label:
Collegium
UPC:
0040888013426
catalogNumber:
134
Rank:
5890

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Tracks

  1. Jubilate Deo, motet for 8 voices (1597)  - Giovanni Gabrieli  - John Rutter  - Hans Memling  -  Nuova Musica  (05:08)
  2. Beatus Vir (I), motet for 6 voices, 2 violins, 3 violas/trombones and continuo (from Seva morale e spirituale), SV 268  - Claudio Monteverdi  - John Rutter  - Hans Memling  - ben Breakwell  - Amy Haworth  - Amy Moore  - James Halliday  - Thomas Hobbs  -  Nuova Musica  (08:32)
  3. Christe, adoramus te, motet for 5 voices, SV 293  - Claudio Monteverdi  - John Rutter  - Hans Memling  - ben Breakwell  - Amy Haworth  - Amy Moore  - James Halliday  - Thomas Hobbs  -  Nuova Musica  (03:01)
  4. Cantate Domino canticum novum, motet, version for 6 voices, SV 292  - Claudio Monteverdi  - John Rutter  - Hans Memling  - ben Breakwell  - Amy Haworth  - Amy Moore  - James Halliday  - Thomas Hobbs  -  Nuova Musica  (01:56)
  5. Sicut cervus, motet for 4 voices (from Motets Book II for 4 voices)  - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (03:15)
  6. Exsultate Deo, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book V)  - Giovanni Pierliugi Palestrina  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (02:12)
  7. Christus Factus Est, motet for 4 voices  - Felice Anerio  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (02:07)
  8. O vos omnes, responsory for 5 voices, W. 8/40  - Carlo Gesualdo  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (03:36)
  9. Timor et tremor, motet for 6 voices, M. iii (S. xix/6)  - John Rutter  - Roland de Lassus  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (03:33)
  10. Ave verum corpus, motet for 6 voices, M. xiii (S. xiii/66)  - John Rutter  - Roland de Lassus  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (04:13)
  11. Laudate Dominum omnes gentes, motet for 5 voices & continuo (Cantiones Sacrae No. 11)  - Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck  - John Rutter  - Hans Memling  -  Nuova Musica  (02:55)
  12. Magnificat, for SSATB voices, 2 violins, 2 violas, violone & continuo, BuxWV Anh 1 (doubtful)  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - John Rutter  - Gabriel Crouch  - Melanie Marshall  - Hans Memling  - Katherine Hill  - Grace Davidson  - ben Breakwell  - James Halliday  -  Nuova Musica  (08:06)
  13. Jesu, dulcis memoria, hymn for 4 voice (spurious)  - Tomás Luis de Victoria  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (01:56)
  14. O vos omnes, responsory for 4 voices  - Tomás Luis de Victoria  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (03:18)
  15. Crux fidelis, for 4 voices  -  Joâo IV of Portugal  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (02:35)
  16. Ave Maria... virgo serena, motet for 4 parts  - Josquin Des Prez  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (06:07)
  17. Dixit Maria, for 4 voices  - Hans Leo Hassler  - John Rutter  -  Cambridge Singers  - Hans Memling  (02:20)
  18. Jauchzet dem Herren, alle Welt (Psalm 100) for double chorus & continuo, SWV 36 (Op. 2/15) (2 versions)  - Heinrich Schütz  - John Rutter  - Hans Memling  -  Nuova Musica  (04:23)
  19. Selig sind die Toten, motet for 2 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, bass & continuo, SWV 391 (Op. 11/23)  - Heinrich Schütz  - John Rutter  - Hans Memling  -  Nuova Musica  (04:11)
  20. O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, motet for chorus & brass ("Cantata No. 118"), BWV 118a (BC B23a)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - John Rutter  - Hans Memling  -  Nuova Musica  (04:51)

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