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Vision of Saint Bernhard of Clairvaux (detail) by Filippo Lippi (c1406-1469)
AKG London
Track(s) taken from CDGIM201
Recording details: Unknown
Salle Church, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Mike Clements & Mike Hatch
Release date: April 2003
Total duration: 8 minutes 57 seconds

Tota pulchra es
composer
author of text
Song of Songs; antiphon for Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Other recordings available for download
The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
The Hilliard Ensemble
Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Together with Josquin, one of the finest composers of his day and also, it seems, one of the most prolific, with a vast array of sacred and secular works (in several languages) to his credit. This motet in two parts, setting two passages from the Song of Songs, must rank as one of Isaac’s masterpieces, so perfectly does the music reflect the inward fervour and sensuous rapture of the words.

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990


Other albums featuring this work
'Isaac: Missa De Apostolis' (CDGIM023)
Isaac: Missa De Apostolis
'Sacred & Secular Music' (CDH55148)
Sacred & Secular Music
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55148  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 2' (GIMBX302)
Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 2
MP3 £15.99FLAC £15.99ALAC £15.99Buy by post £17.50 GIMBX302  4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  

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