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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDA66263
Recording details: May 1987
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: December 1987
Total duration: 5 minutes 49 seconds

Nesciens mater
composer
8vv
author of text
Antiphon during Christmastide

Other recordings available for download
The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
The Brabant Ensemble, Stephen Rice (conductor)
Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Nesciens mater is renowned for combining one of the most ingenious canonic structures possible with complete musical mastery. The eight voices comprise a canon 8 ex 4, at the upper fifth and a distance of two breves: within this strict constraint, the composer achieves an enviable variety not only of harmony, but also of counterpoint, texture, and speed of harmonic motion, creating a musical structure that fully deserves its reputation as one of the finest masterpieces of the sixteenth century.

from notes by Stephen Rice © 2012


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