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Hosanna to the Son of David

author of text
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
Gibbons: Consorts for viols
BKD486Download only
Music from the reign of King James I


Track 18 on BKD486 [2'19] Download only
Track 14 on CDA67858 [2'57]
Track 1 on CDH55228 [2'44]
Track 11 on COLCD107 [2'33] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA67858 track 14

Recording date
17 March 2010
Recording venue
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
Hyperion usage
  1. Music from the reign of King James I (CDA67858)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: February 2011
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