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Track(s) taken from CDH55400

Ave regina caelorum

author of text
Antiphon to the Blessed Virgin Mary, from the Feast of the Purification until the Wednesday in Holy Week

Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill (conductor)
Recording details: May 2000
Winchester Cathedral, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Release date: March 2001
Total duration: 1 minutes 24 seconds

Cover artwork: Front photograph of Winchester Cathedral by Derek Forss

Other recordings available for download

The Binchois Consort, Andrew Kirkman (conductor), Richard Butler (tenor)
The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter (conductor)


‘Vivid acoustics and mellifluous phrasing in the plainsong pieces evoke a calming contemplative atmosphere. The exemplary tonal finesse and beautifully judged dynamic response in the votive antiphon Ave rosa sine spinis is striking' (BBC Music Magazine)

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