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Hosanna to the Son of David

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Matthew 21: 9 adapted

 
This is a vivid and resplendent anthem for double choir (though with a single bass part, used to especially telling effect near the end); it could well have been written to grace a royal or other ceremonial occasion. The multiplicity of its printed and manuscript sources is indicative of its widespread popularity in the seventeenth century.

from notes by Collegium Records 1988

Recordings

Faire is the Heaven
COLCD107Download only
Gibbons: Anthems
CDH55228
Gibbons: Consorts for viols
BKD486Download only
Music from the reign of King James I
CDA67858

Details

Track 18 on BKD486 [2'19] Download only
Track 14 on CDA67858 [2'57]
Track 1 on CDH55228 [2'44]
Track 11 on COLCD107 [2'33] Download only

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