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Maria, mater gratiae

author of text

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
Renaissance Radio
CDGIM2122CDs for the price of 1


Track 13 on CDGIM015 [3'42]
Track 14 on CDGIM212 CD1 [3'42] 2CDs for the price of 1

Track-specific metadata for CDGIM212 disc 1 track 14

Recording date
Recording venue
Salle Church, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Recording engineer
Mike Clements
Hyperion usage
  1. Renaissance Radio (CDGIM212)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: February 2013
    2CDs for the price of 1
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