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Panis angelicus

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from Sacris solemniis; for the Feast of Corpus Christi

 
In its typical blend of devotion and sensuality, César Franck’s Panis angelicus fits the description given to the Mass for 3 voices by Franck’s devoted pupil Vincent d’Indy: ‘…a curious dream, half mystic, half secular’. Franck’s balancing of phrases in this piece dealing with the Blessed Sacrament is certainly achieved with skill; in addition, his use of canon between soloist and chorus at the reprise is a personal hallmark seen also in the finale of his violin sonata in the same key. This piece originally featured the atmospheric combination of organ, cello and harp.

from notes by David Goode © 2007

Recordings

A Family Christmas
SIGCD202Download only
Emilia
SIGCD141Download only
Franck & Rachmaninov: Cello Sonatas
CDA67376
Hear my words
SIGCD115Download only
Panis angelicus
CDA66669
The music of King's
Studio Master: KGS0034-DDownload onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 3 on CDA66669 [4'14]
Track 12 on CDA67376 [4'08]
Track 7 on KGS0034-D [3'35] Download only
Track 11 on SIGCD115 [3'58] Download only
Track 7 on SIGCD141 [3'04] Download only
Track 15 on SIGCD202 [3'27] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD115 track 11

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-08-11511
Duration
3'58
Recording date
21 January 2007
Recording venue
Eton College Chapel, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Matthew O'Donovan
Recording engineer
Nick Goetzee
Hyperion usage
  1. Hear my words (SIGCD115)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: February 2008
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