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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from GIMBX302
Recording details: Unknown
Salle Church, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Mike Clements & Mike Hatch
Release date: November 2010
Total duration: 9 minutes 5 seconds

Lamentations
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Lamentations 2: 8, 11

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The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Brumel’s only surviving set of Lamentations, one of the most beautiful in the repertory, is also one of the most sombre, building up a rare mood of desolation by low scoring and slow harmonic movement. As was customary, the Hebrew letters (in this case Heth and Caph) are set separately from the main body of the text; less usual was the conception of the last section in triple time, though this suits rather well the accents in the word ‘Ierusalem’.

from notes by Peter Phillips © 1992


Other albums featuring this work
'Brumel: Missa Et ecce terrae motus' (CDGIM026)
Brumel: Missa Et ecce terrae motus
'Lamenta' (CDGIM996)
Lamenta

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