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O salutaris hostia a 4
composer
4vv; Gradualia, 1605
author of text
Hymn to the Blessed Sacrament, Corpus Christi

Recordings
'Byrd: Mass for five voices' (CDH55348)
Byrd: Mass for five voices
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55348  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Track 17 on CDH55348 [3'41] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

O salutaris hostia a 4
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The Hymn O salutaris hostia is thought to be an early work. Here Byrd fully exploits his technical mastery of interlocking imitative phrases; the polyphony gradually intensifies and with the words ‘bella premunt’ climaxes with trumpet-like entries.

from notes by David Skinner © 1996

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDH55348 track 17
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-96-83717
Duration
3'41
Recording date
16 November 1995
Recording venue
Winchester Cathedral, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Byrd: Mass for five voices (CDA66837)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: June 1996
    Deletion date: December 2007
    Superseded by CDH55348
  2. Byrd: Mass for five voices (CDH55348)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: April 2012
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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