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Track(s) taken from CDH55430

Magnificat octavi toni

author of text
Luke 1: 46-55

Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill (conductor)
Recording details: July 1985
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: December 1986
Total duration: 11 minutes 40 seconds

Cover artwork: The Immaculate Conception (detail) by Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660)
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees, The National Gallery, London


'The strength of Westminster Cathedral Choir lies in its ability to sing long melodic lines expressively and in a broad, sustained manner … a controversial record, then; but it is certainly one that all lovers of late Renaissance church music ought to hear' (Gramophone)» More
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