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Salve regina

author of text
Antiphon to the Virgin Mary from Trinity until Advent

The Salve regina was written for the 80th birthday of Dame Raphael, a Benedictine nun formerly based at an abbey which the composer used to visit on occasional retreats and who has remained an artistic and spiritual consultant ever since. 'A friend of hers sent me her favourite plainsong, which was the Salve regina,' says Panufnik. 'I’ve set it for unison women’s voices with piano accompaniment—in a very unplainsongy way.'

from notes by Jessica Duchen © 2018


Panufnik (R): Celestial bird & other choral works
Studio Master: SIGCD543Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 3 on SIGCD543 [3'41] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD543 track 3

Recording date
20 January 2018
Recording venue
Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & James Waterhouse
Hyperion usage
  1. Panufnik (R): Celestial bird & other choral works (SIGCD543)
    Disc 1 Track 3
    Release date: September 2018
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