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Salve regina
composer
5vv; chant verses from Luys de Villafranca (1565)
author of text
Antiphon to the Virgin Mary from Trinity until Advent

Recordings
'Masterpieces of Mexican Polyphony' (CDH55317)
Masterpieces of Mexican Polyphony
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH55317  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
'New World Symphonies – Baroque Music from Latin America' (CDA30030)
New World Symphonies – Baroque Music from Latin America
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £8.50 CDA30030  Hyperion 30th Anniversary series  
'New World Symphonies' (CDA67380)
New World Symphonies
Details
Track 10 on CDA30030 [12'25] Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
Track 1 on CDH55317 [11'39] Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service

Salve regina
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It is the Salve regina in the version for five voices (two tiple or treble parts) that is performed here. The plainchant verses are taken from Luys de Villafranca’s tutor published in Seville in 1565. Franco set ‘Et Jesum benedictum’ in two versions and we have used the second, which is for the high voices while the basses rest. Franco is expansive, one might say diffuse; he takes twenty-five bars of modern score to set the last three words, but his music is expressive and very singable.

from notes by Bruno Turner © 1990

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Details for CDH55317 track 1
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-90-33001
Duration
11'39
Recording date
22 June 1989
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Masterpieces of Mexican Polyphony (CDA66330)
    Disc 1 Track 1
    Release date: July 1990
    Deletion date: February 2007
    Superseded by CDH55317
  2. Masterpieces of Mexican Polyphony (CDH55317)
    Disc 1 Track 1
    Release date: November 2009
    Deletion date: January 2014
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service
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