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Tres sacrae cantiones
1959; Illumina nos, 1957
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'Stravinsky: Les Noces & other choral works' (CDH55467)
Stravinsky: Les Noces & other choral works
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No 1: Da pacem Domine
Track 21 on CDH55467 [3'01] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
No 2: Assumpta est Maria
Track 22 on CDH55467 [2'59] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
No 3: Illumina nos
Track 23 on CDH55467 [3'43] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Tres sacrae cantiones
The so-called ‘completions’ of Gesualdo’s Tres sacrae cantiones betray Stravinsky’s unmistakable harmonic style to such an extent that they are not mere arrangements or canonic completions but recompositions which become a hybrid with characteristics of both composers.

from notes by Lorraine Gwynne © 1991

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