Manuel Cardoso’s extant works comprise five volumes of sacred choral music, published in Lisbon in the first half of the seventeenth century. Luís Toscano and Cupertinos here reveal a selection of the very finest.
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‘[Cardoso's] Requiem is a compelling work, especially when sung with this degree of commitment. It’s a quality that shines throughout the recording. The selection of motets is very satisfying … t ... BBC Music Magazine ‘Anyone interested in golden age Portuguese polyphony will find much to appreciate here, not just in these well-focused performances but in Toscano’s notes’ (BBC Record Review)