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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

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Track 5 on CDA67740 [2'23]

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