In excelsis gloria

First line:
Gloria, Christo paremur cantica
composer
1954; for the Elizabethan Madrigal Singers of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth; revised in 1991; published in 1992
author of text
15th century

 
In In excelsis gloria, a very early carol written for the University of Aberystwyth’s madrigal choir in 1954, Mathias’s evocative parallelling, akin to thirteenth-century medieval organum, once more shares affinities with the solo and carol writing for choirs of Edmund Rubbra.

from notes by Roderic Dunnett © 2009

Recordings

Mathias: Choral Music
CDA67740

Details

Track 5 on CDA67740 [2'23]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67740 track 5

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-09-74005
Duration
2'23
Recording date
5 June 2008
Recording venue
Wells Cathedral, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Mathias: Choral Music (CDA67740)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: May 2009