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from notes by Bruno Turner © 1998
extrait des notes rédigées par Bruno Turner © 1998
aus dem Begleittext von Bruno Turner © 1998
Deutsch: Michael Stoffl
Bruno Turner © 1998
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|Lobo: Missa Maria Magdalene|
Alonso Lobo is perhaps best known now for his consummate motet Versa est in luctum though in his lifetime he was respected as the equal of the great Victoria himself. This album includes all seven of Lobo's motets as published in 1602 and one of h ...» More
|Mortuus est Philippus Rex|
‘One of the best CDs they have made, with some wonderfully intense readings’ (Gramophone)
‘Glorious’ (BBC Music Magazine)» More
|New World Symphonies - Baroque Music from Latin America|
‘This wonderfully colourful collection puts the vivid vocal qualities of Jeffrey Skidmore's virtuoso choir Ex Cathedra into the foreground … sump ...
‘Fascinatingly varied in idiom and influence, and Skidmore has unearthed some real gems’ (Choir & Organ)» 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
|Santiago a cappella|
'A wonderful collection brilliantly sung. Only Mariam Matrem is a true pilgrim piece, but others (Lobo's Versa est) are a revelation' (BBC Music Magazine)
The Guardian» More
|The Golden Age|
The first release in The King’s Singers 40th anniversary year celebrates music by Portuguese, Spanish and Mexican composers from the period known as the Siglo de Oro, The Golden Age.» More
|The King's Singers - Gold|
'The plans for our 50th celebrations in 2018 have been some years in the making. We have recorded a brand new triple album—GOLD—which features some of the most-loved pieces in our repertoire, new works from Bob Chilcott, John Rutter and Toby Hessi ...» More
|Treasures of the Spanish Renaissance|
These recordings date from the peak of a golden era in the history of this most illustrious of choirs, and have yet to be bettered.» More
Victoria's six-voice Requiem is combined with his four-part Taedet animam meam and his six-part motet Versa est in luctum. This album also includes The Tallis Scholars' first recording of Alonso Lobo's Versa est in luctum.» More
Tomás Luis de Victoria's requiem mass for six voices, written in 1603 and published in 1605, is a masterpiece. For many, it represents what Renaissance polyphony is, what it sounds and feels like, and how expressive it can be. The album also featu ...» More