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Hosanna to the Son of David

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Matthew 21: 9 adapted

This is a vivid and resplendent anthem for double choir (though with a single bass part, used to especially telling effect near the end); it could well have been written to grace a royal or other ceremonial occasion. The multiplicity of its printed and manuscript sources is indicative of its widespread popularity in the seventeenth century.

from notes by Collegium Records © 1988


Faire is the Heaven
COLCD107Download only
Gibbons: Anthems
CDH55228Archive Service
Music from the reign of King James I


Track 14 on CDA67858 [2'57]
Track 1 on CDH55228 [2'44] Archive Service
Track 11 on COLCD107 [2'33] Download only

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