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Track(s) taken from CDH55285

Pange lingua … Corporis

author of text
Processional for the Feast of Corpus Christi

Leigh Nixon (tenor)
Recording details: July 1996
Rickmansworth Masonic School Chapel, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: April 1997
Total duration: 3 minutes 54 seconds

Cover artwork: Simeon, from a fifteenth-century Book of Hours.

Other recordings available for download

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill (conductor)
The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter (conductor)
The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter (conductor)
The eucharistic text of Pange lingua gloriosi Corporis mysterium was written in 1263 by the Italian scholar-priest St Thomas Aquinas at the request of the Pope to fit the melody of Pange lingua gloriosi proelium certaminis, Venantius Fortunatus’s famous sixth-century hymn in honour of the Cross. The melody was used by Holst in The Hymn of Jesus and by Charles Wood (to its original text) in his St Mark Passion.

from notes by Collegium Records © 2000

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