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Maria, mater gratiae

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This motet from Gesualdo’s 1603 publication sets a well-known medieval verse addressed to the Blessed Virgin Mary. It asks for her protection at the hour of death.

from notes by John Milsom © 2013


Gesualdo: Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday
CDGIM015Please, someone, buy me …
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CDGIM2122CDs for the price of 1


Track 13 on CDGIM015 [3'42] Please, someone, buy me …
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Track-specific metadata for CDGIM015 track 13

Recording date
Recording venue
Salle Church, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Recording engineer
Mike Clements
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  1. Gesualdo: Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday (CDGIM015)
    Disc 1 Track 13
    Release date: November 1987
    Please, someone, buy me …
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