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Salve regina
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Anerio’s setting of the Salve regina contrasts a high choir with a low one, something unusual in Roman double-choir music and more reminiscent of Venetian compositions of the period. The restrained setting matches well the imploring mood of the text while Anerio relies for expression on the sharpening of thirds and the juxtaposition of major and minor harmonies, something which underlines the poignancy of the words.

from notes by Andrew Carwood © 2011

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Details for CDA66417 track 13
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-06-21313
Duration
4'37
Recording date
16 February 1990
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Anerio: Requiem; Anerio: Motets (CDA66417)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: November 1990
    Superseded by CDH55213
  2. Anerio: Requiem (CDH55213)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: March 2006
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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