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In nomine a 5 No 2

composer
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Virtual Maestro di Cappella thereafter, Gibbons found a post in the household of a new Prince of Wales (later Charles I) in 1616. It resulted in an opus or two of innovative string chamber music. His ‘In Nomines’, though, reflect an older world. Composition developed around its cantus firmus, unchanged from a Mass movement of the 1540s by John Taverner, in creative emulation. That mid-Tudor fashion underwent decline, then surprising revivals: the Jacobean one instigated, maybe, by the court violist Alfonso Ferrabosco Junior, English-born son of the only Italian ever to pen In Nomines while visiting England. His set of three refers to his own father, in chief. Gibbons may parallel those, and rings similar changes, but also strikes a balance with tradition. The most recherché, but also popular, borrows blissful, indulgently prolonged syncopations from John Bull’s keyboard In Nomine style. Graduating midway to a dance-strain, it finally shoots the rapids in frothing roulades.

from notes by David Pinto © 2017

Recordings

Gibbons: In chains of gold
Studio Master: SIGCD511Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 8 on SIGCD511 [4'09] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD511 track 8

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-17-51108
Duration
4'09
Recording date
19 November 2016
Recording venue
St George's Church, Chesterton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Philip Hobbs
Recording engineer
Philip Hobbs
Hyperion usage
  1. Gibbons: In chains of gold (SIGCD511)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: November 2017
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