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Benedicta et venerabilis Virgo Dei genetrix

Gradualia I
author of text
Psalm 44: 2

William Byrd Choir, Gavin Turner (conductor)
Recording details: March 1990
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Gary Cole
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: November 1990
Total duration: 3 minutes 9 seconds
Alleluia  [0'42]


'Just for fun I listened to all nine Alleluia settings one after the other and was astonished at the variety and interest of the music … Byrd at his most impressive and sublime here in the glorious Nunc Dimittis and in the delicate intricacy of Optimam partem. The recording and performances are superb' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide)