Hyperion Records

Salve regina
composer
8vv double choir
author of text
Antiphon to the Virgin Mary from Trinity until Advent

Recordings
'Masterpieces of Mexican Polyphony' (CDH55317)
Masterpieces of Mexican Polyphony
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH55317  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
Details
Track 7 on CDH55317 [8'19] Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service

Salve regina
EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Padilla is at his best in this piece. He uses all the techniques of contrasted textures and voice groupings; he writes homophonic and antiphonal declamation, then with reduced parts he weaves a dangerously inflected polyphony to emphasize the groaning and weeping in the vale of tears. At ‘gementes’ he gets into a strange state of harmonic instability that cannot be edited away.

from notes by Bruno Turner © 2009

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA66330 track 7
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-90-33007
Duration
8'19
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 7
    Release date: July 1990
    Deletion date: February 2007
    Superseded by CDH55317
  2. Masterpieces of Mexican Polyphony (CDH55317)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: November 2009
    Deletion date: January 2014
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service
   English   Français   Deutsch