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Hodie Christus natus est

Cantiones Sacrae, 1619, No 13
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Magnificat Antiphon at Vespers for the Nativity

This sparkling and joyous motet first appeared in 1619 as one of 37 Cantiones Sacrae by Sweelinck, published in Antwerp, all five-voiced and with Latin texts. A delightful feature is the appearance of bell-like figures to the word ‘noe’, replacing some of the customary alleluias.

from notes by John Rutter © 2003


Sweelinck: Cantiones Sacrae, Vol. 1
CDA67103Archive Service
The Cambridge Singers Christmas Album
CSCD512Download only
The King's Singers Christmas Presence
Studio Master: SIGCD497Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 13 on CDA67103 [3'09] Archive Service
Track 15 on CSCD512 [2'50] Download only
Track 5 on SIGCD497 [3'39] Download only

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