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John Taverner (c1490-1545)

Missa O Michael & other sacred music

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers (conductor)
Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Originally issued on CDA66325
Recording details: September 1988
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: May 2000
Total duration: 50 minutes 32 seconds

Cover artwork: St Michael. Detail of the centre panel of The Last Judgment Altarpiece (c1447) by Rogier van der Weyden (1399-1464)
 
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2
Leroy Kyrie  [5'17]
Missa O Michael  [37'15]
3
Gloria  [9'48]
4
Credo  [10'12]
5
Sanctus and Benedictus  [8'44]
6
Agnus Dei  [8'31]
7
Dum transisset Sabbatum I  [6'42]

Reviews

'To sum up, it is one of the joys of being alive in the 1990s to be able to hear this incomparable music so competently and sympathetically—in fact ideally—performed' (Organists' Review)

'There are so many special moments that if you are a Taverner fan all I can do is to recommend strongly that you sample this CD' (CDReview)

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