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Alma redemptoris mater

composer
2010; SSATBB unaccompanied; commissioned by The Marian Consort
author of text
Antiphon to the Blessed Virgin Mary from Advent to the Feast of the Purification

 
Alma redemptoris mater (2010) is a lilting and joyful six-part motet that combines harmonies and flourishes reminiscent of Renaissance settings of this text with McDowall’s distinctly contemporary voice. It begins with hushed anticipation but soon blossoms into an elegant 6/8 dance, graced with rhythmic embellishments. This was the first piece to be written for The Marian Consort, who commissioned it for the Conwy Classical Music Festival.

from notes by Paul Conway © 2021

Recordings

McDowall: Sacred choral music
Studio Master: CDA68251Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 1 on CDA68251 [4'51]

Track-specific metadata for CDA68251 track 1

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-21-25101
Duration
4'51
Recording date
12 January 2019
Recording venue
Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. McDowall: Sacred choral music (CDA68251)
    Disc 1 Track 1
    Release date: April 2021
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