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Confitebor tibi Domine

composer
tenor part reconstructed by Owen Rees
author of text
Psalm 85: 12-13

 
A lively imitative style, using the lingua franca of contemporary Continental polyphony, is heard in the unattributed and very fine Confitebor tibi Domine by William Daman, recorded here for the first time. Daman was brought from his native Italy in the 1560s to serve in the group of household musicians maintained by Thomas Sackville, and in 1579 he became one of Queen Elizabeth’s musicians. An arresting harmonic swerve in his Confitebor tibi Domine shining a spotlight on the phrase ‘you have delivered my soul from hell’ is worthy of Lassus.

from notes by Owen Rees © 2020

Recordings

The Sweetest Songs
Studio Master: SIGCD633Download only NEWStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 10 on SIGCD633 [2'25] Download only NEW

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD633 track 10

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-21-63310
Duration
2'25
Recording date
21 April 2016
Recording venue
The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. The Sweetest Songs (SIGCD633)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: February 2021
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