Lobo: Lamentations & other sacred music

Alonso Lobo may be remembered principally for the great funerary motet Versa est in luctum, but his setting of the biblical Lamentations must also be counted among the masterpieces of Renaissance polyphony. No choir has a more distinguished tradition in such music than Westminster Cathedral Choir.

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‘Nothing … will prepare listeners for the beauty of Lobo’s Lamentations’ (Gramophone)
‘Alonso Lobo's Lamentations represent Iberian polyphony at its most tender and scented. I got to know the piece via John Eliot Gardiner's tight recording from almost a decade ago, this newcomer has al ...
BBC Music Magazine