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O sacrum convivium

composer
5vv; the model for Palestrina's Missa O sacrum convivium
author of text
Antiphon for Second Vespers at Corpus Christi

 
Morales sets the antiphon to the Magnificat for Second Vespers of Corpus Christi. In typically free counterpoint with variable imitation he proceeds to weave a tapestry of interlocked phrases. He takes his time. The rising fourths, 'O sacrum', stamp character and devotion on a work that seems one of organic growth.

from notes by Bruno Turner © 2020

Recordings

Journeys to the New World
Studio Master: SIGCD626Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Morales: Missa Queramus cum pastoribus & other sacred music
CDH55276Archive Service

Details

Track 4 on CDH55276 [6'16] Archive Service
Track 12 on SIGCD626 [4'48] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDH55276 track 4

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-93-63504
Duration
6'16
Recording date
27 November 1992
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Morales: Missa Queramus cum pastoribus & other sacred music (CDA66635)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: June 1993
    Deletion date: January 2006
    Superseded by CDH55276
  2. Morales: Missa Queramus cum pastoribus & other sacred music (CDH55276)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: June 2008
    Deletion date: June 2015
    Archive Service
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