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Gaudete

composer
Piae Cantiones, 1582
arranger
composer
orchestration
author of text

 
The source of this spirited carol is a Finnish published collection of 1582, Piae Cantiones, which contains 74 (mostly) sacred songs said by the compiler, Jacobus Finno, to have been widely sung in Nordic cathedral schools. Several other items in this valuable collection have become Christmas ‘standards’: Personent hodie, In dulci iubilo, Of the Father’s heart begotten, Resonent in laudibus and (to a secular text) Good King Wenceslas. Michael Neaum’s attractive arrangement of Gaudete, which preserves the original harmonies of the refrain, was written for the Cantamus Girls’ Choir in the 1970s.

from notes by Collegium Records © 2008

Recordings

Rutter: A Christmas Festival
COLCD133Download only

Details

Track 2 on COLCD133 [1'49] Download only

Track-specific metadata for COLCD133 track 2

Artists
ISRC
GB-AKR-08-13302
Duration
1'49
Recording date
1 April 2008
Recording venue
Cadogan Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Simon Eadon
Recording engineer
Will Brown & Andrew Mellor
Hyperion usage
  1. Rutter: A Christmas Festival (COLCD133)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: October 2008
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