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Rees, Owen (conductor)
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Owen Rees (conductor)

Owen Rees studied music at Cambridge and taught at Oxford before assuming his current position as lecturer at the University of Surrey. As a musicologist and choral director he specialises in the music of the High Renaissance, and particularly the English, Spanish and Portuguese sacred repertories. In addition to A Capella Portuguesa he directs the Cambridge Taverner Choir.


Bednall: Welcome all wonders
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Christmas through the ages
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Holy Week at the Chapel of the Dukes of Braganza
CDA66867Archive Service
Libera nos - The cry of the oppressed
Studio Master: SIGCD338Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Masters of The Royal Chapel, Lisbon
CDA66725Archive Service
Music from Renaissance Coimbra
CDA66735Archive Service

Complete works available for download

Gloria, laus, et honorwith A Capella Portuguesa
Alleluia. Felix eswith A Capella Portuguesa
Ante sex dieswith A Capella Portuguesa
Beata es, Virgo Mariawith A Capella Portuguesa
Beata viscerawith A Capella Portuguesa
Famulis tuiswith Philip Cave (tenor), A Capella Portuguesa
Hosanna filio Davidwith A Capella Portuguesa
Per omnia saecula – Dominus vobiscum – Vere dignum et iustum estwith Philip Cave (tenor), A Capella Portuguesa
Pueri Hebraeorum portanteswith A Capella Portuguesa
Regina caeliwith A Capella Portuguesa
Salvator mundiwith A Capella Portuguesa
Salve sancta parenswith A Capella Portuguesa
Converte nos, Deuswith A Capella Portuguesa
Iube, Domine, benedicerewith A Capella Portuguesa
Psalm 133 'Ecce nunc benedicite', with antiphonwith A Capella Portuguesa
Tu autem in nobiswith A Capella Portuguesa
Vexilla regis prodeuntwith A Capella Portuguesa
Lamentation for Maundy Thursdaywith A Capella Portuguesa
O crux benedictawith A Capella Portuguesa
In monte Olivetiwith A Capella Portuguesa
Incipit lamentatio Jeremiae prophetaewith A Capella Portuguesa
Miserere mei, Deuswith A Capella Portuguesa
Welcome all wonderswith Queen's College Choir Oxford
ESTÊVÃO DE BRITO (c1575-1641)
Salve reginawith A Capella Portuguesa
WILLIAM BYRD (1539/40-1623)
Infelix egowith Contrapunctus
Miserere mei, Deuswith Contrapunctus
Plorans plorabitwith Contrapunctus
Quomodo cantabimuswith Contrapunctus
MANUEL CARDOSO (1566-1650)
Sitivit anima meawith Contrapunctus
Caligaverunt oculi meiwith A Capella Portuguesa
GABRIEL DÍAZ BESSÓN (before 1590-1638)
Sanctus and Benedictuswith A Capella Portuguesa
JUAN DE ESQUIVEL BARAHONA (c1563-after 1613)
O vos omneswith A Capella Portuguesa
Benedicamus Dominowith A Capella Portuguesa
Circumdederunt mewith A Capella Portuguesa
Nunc dimittiswith A Capella Portuguesa
Posuerunt super caput eiuswith A Capella Portuguesa
Te lucis ante terminumwith A Capella Portuguesa
Clarifica me, Paterwith A Capella Portuguesa
Ave virgo sanctissimawith A Capella Portuguesa
La luz de vuestros ojoswith A Capella Portuguesa
ALONSO LOBO (1555-1617)
Tristis est anima meawith A Capella Portuguesa
Heu mihi, Dominewith A Capella Portuguesa
Asperges mewith A Capella Portuguesa
Commissa mea pavescowith A Capella Portuguesa
Missa O soberana luzwith A Capella Portuguesa
MANUEL MENDES (c1547-1605)
Asperges mewith A Capella Portuguesa
Super flumina Babyloniswith Contrapunctus
GINÉS DE MORATA (fl1550-1550)
Cum descendentibuswith A Capella Portuguesa
Alleluiawith A Capella Portuguesa
Fratres ego enim accepiwith A Capella Portuguesa
DOM PEDRO DE CRISTO (c1550-1618)
Ave maris stellawith A Capella Portuguesa
Beate martirwith A Capella Portuguesa
In manus tuaswith A Capella Portuguesa
Inter vestibulumwith Contrapunctus
Lachrimans sitivit anima meawith Contrapunctus
Osanna filio Davidwith A Capella Portuguesa
Salva nos, Dominewith A Capella Portuguesa
Salva nos, Dominewith A Capella Portuguesa
Sanctorum meritiswith A Capella Portuguesa
MARTIN PEERSON (c1572-1651)
Laboravi in gemitu meowith Contrapunctus
Panis angelicus, fit panis hominumwith A Capella Portuguesa
THOMAS TALLIS (c1505-1585)
In ieiunio et fletuwith Contrapunctus
Libera noswith Contrapunctus
Salvator mundi Iwith Contrapunctus
Pueri Hebraeorum vestimentawith A Capella Portuguesa

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A virgin shall conceive  
Alleluia (Paiva)
Alleluia. Felix es (Anon)
Ante sex dies (Anon)
Asperges me (Magalhães)
Asperges me (Mendes)
Ave maris stella  
Ave maris stella (Pedro de Cristo)
Ave virgo sanctissima (Guerrero)
Beata es, Virgo Maria (Anon)
Beata viscera (Anon)
Beate martir (Pedro de Cristo)
Benedicamus Domino (Fernandez)
But peaceful was the night  
Caligaverunt oculi mei (Castro y Malagaray)
Circumdederunt me (Fernandez)
Civitas sancti tui  
Clarifica me, Pater (Giorgi)
Commissa mea pavesco (Magalhães)
Converte nos, Deus (Anon)
Cum descendentibus (Morata)
Famulis tuis (Anon)
Fratres ego enim accepi (Palestrina)
Gloria, laus, et honor (Anon/Almeida)
Heu mihi, Domine (Lopez)
Hosanna filio David (Anon)
I saw a stable  
Ignatus est super nos lumen vultus tui Domine  
In ieiunio et fletu (Tallis)
In manus tuas (Pedro de Cristo)
In monte Oliveti (Almeida)
In the beginning  
Incipit lamentatio Hieremiae prophetae  
Incipit lamentatio Jeremiae prophetae (Almeida)
Infelix ego (Byrd)
Inter vestibulum (Pedro de Cristo)
Iube, Domine, benedicere (Anon)
Journey to Bethlehem  
La luz de vuestros ojos (Guerrero)
Laboravi in gemitu meo (Peerson)
Lachrimans sitivit anima mea (Pedro de Cristo)
Lamentation for Maundy Thursday (Anon)
Libera nos (Tallis)
Miserere mei, Deus (Almeida)
Miserere mei, Deus (Byrd)
Missa O soberana luz (Magalhães)
Ne irascaris, Domine (Byrd)
Nunc dimittis (Fernandez)
O crux benedicta (Anon)
O vos omnes (Esquivel Barahona)
Oh! little blade of grass  
Osanna filio David (Pedro de Cristo)
Panis angelicus, fit panis hominum (Rebelo)
Per omnia saecula – Dominus vobiscum – Vere dignum et iustum est (Anon)
Plorans plorabit (Byrd)
Posuerunt super caput eius (Fernandez/Ceballos)
Psalm 133 'Ecce nunc benedicite', with antiphon (Anon)
Pueri Hebraeorum portantes (Anon)
Pueri Hebraeorum vestimenta (Victoria)
Quomodo cantabimus (Byrd)
Regina caeli (Anon)
Salva nos, Domine (Pedro de Cristo)
Salvator mundi (Anon)
Salvator mundi I (Tallis)
Salve regina (Brito)
Salve sancta parens (Anon)
Sanctorum meritis (Pedro de Cristo)
Sanctus and Benedictus (Díaz Bessón)
See how from far, upon the eastern road  
Shepherds, rejoice!  
Sitivit anima mea (Cardoso)
Super flumina Babylonis (Monte)
Te lucis ante terminum (Fernandez)
The Slaughter of the Innocents  
Today is the beginning of our salvation  
Tribus miraculis ornatum  
Tristis est anima mea (Lobo)
Tu autem in nobis (Anon)
Vexilla regis prodeunt (Anon)
Welcome all wonders (Bednall)
Ye heavens! from high the dewy nectar pour  

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