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Track(s) taken from CDA67748

Per omnia saecula – Dominus vobiscum – Vere dignum et iustum est

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Westminster Cathedral Lay Clerks, Matthew Martin (conductor)
Recording details: July 2008
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: July 2009
Total duration: 2 minutes 54 seconds

Cover artwork: The Assumption of the Virgin by Jean-François De Troy (1679-1752)
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, France / Lauros / Giraudon / Bridgeman Art Library, London
 
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Reviews

'Westminster Cathedral's 19 Lay Clerks give a beautifully paced rendition of Victoria's rarely performed (and even less often recorded) Missa Gaudeamus … the choral blend is—as might be expected—superb and exquisitely balanced. The countertenors soar to amazing heights without the slightest hint of strain … this benchmark recording is another superb addition to both Hyperion's and Westminster Cathedral's illustrious Victoria discography' (Gramophone)

'It makes a compelling whole, sung with rapt purity by the male voices of Westminster Cathedral choir' (The Guardian)

'Close-up, full-throated and passionate' (International Record Review)

'The men of Westminster Cathedral Choir make a stunning sound … beautifully sung' (Classic FM Magazine)

'An elaborate musical mosaic, the appeal of which owes much to the atmospheric depths of the Westminster acoustic, beautifully captured on this recording' (Financial Times)

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