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from notes by Luís Toscano © 2019
English: José Gabriel Flores
extrait des notes rédigées par Luís Toscano © 2019
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris
aus dem Begleittext von Luís Toscano © 2019
Deutsch: Friedrich Sprondel
Luís Toscano © 2019
The first recording of Manuel Cardoso's Requiem together with a selection of his funeral motets and his 5-voice Magnificat on the second tone.» More
|Cardoso: Requiem, Lamentations, Magnificat & motets|
Music from one of the undisputed masters of seventeenth-century Portuguese polyphony.» More
|Libera nos - The Cry of the Oppressed|
Choir Contrapunctus, directed by Owen Rees, explores the musical ‘cries of the oppressed’ from opposite ends of Europe. Their powerful performances includes musical treasures composed in England and Portugal during the sixteenth and seventeenth ce ...» More
|Masterpieces of Portuguese Polyphony|
‘Delectable though this music is, it needs performers who can do it justice, and James O'Donnell and his choir do that and then some. Whether depictin ...
‘Although this music is likely to be unknown to most collectors it will prove, as it has to me, a welcome and important discovery’ (The Tablet)» More
"From the split second that the opening Requiem aeternam chant is heard, every listener is inevitably transported. It is a classic instance of the power of music to communicate without reserve." (Peter Phillips)
A specially priced selectio ...» More