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Hodie Christus natus est

composer
Cantiones Sacrae, 1619, No 13
author of text
Magnificat Antiphon at Vespers for the Nativity

 
This sparkling and joyous motet first appeared in 1619 as one of 37 Cantiones Sacrae by Sweelinck, published in Antwerp, all five-voiced and with Latin texts. A delightful feature is the appearance of bell-like figures to the word ‘noe’, replacing some of the customary alleluias.

from notes by John Rutter 2003

Recordings

Sweelinck: Cantiones Sacrae, Vol. 1
CDA67103Archive Service
The Cambridge Singers Christmas Album
CSCD512Download only

Details

Track 13 on CDA67103 [3'09] Archive Service
Track 15 on CSCD512 [2'50] Download only

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