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Track(s) taken from CDA66669

Tantum ergo

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Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
Recording details: June 1993
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: November 1993
Total duration: 2 minutes 23 seconds
 

Other recordings available for download

Eton College Chapel Choir, Ralph Allwood (conductor)

Reviews

'A beautiful disc of sacred motets from one of this country’s finest choirs' (Classic FM Magazine)

'What can one say? A feast beyond all dreams. Guaranteed to please' (Organists' Review)
Although De Severac’s varied oeuvre includes several operas and stage works, a number of substantial orchestral and chamber works, and many solo instrumental pieces, his charmingly simple setting of Tantum ergo has become perhaps his best-known work, especially in England, where it has been widely adopted by church and cathedral choirs. Its attractive hymn-like simplicity and diatonic harmonies give it an appealing directness of expression.

from notes by Matthew O'Donovan 2010

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