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from notes by Andrew Carwood © 2010
extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2010
aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2010
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
|Byrd: Ave verum corpus & other sacred music|
This recording presents a selection of fifteen of the 150 or so Latin motets and three of the dozens of English anthems that, between them, form the larger part of the life’s work of William Byrd (1543-1623), the greatest English composer of his e ...» More
|Byrd: Infelix ego & other sacred music|
The Cardinall’s Musick’s award-winning Byrd series reaches its final volume. Throughout this series it has become evident that such a comprehensive survey shows the genius of the composer in a uniquely effective way: by demonstrating the extraordi ...» More
|Byrd: Laudibus in sanctis & other sacred music|
‘The grasp that Andrew Carwood and his Cardinall's Musick group have on Byrd's scores now seems unassailable; the fluidity and elevated level of inter ...
‘This is the tenth disc in the ensemble's complete recordings of Byrd, but the first in the series with Hyperion … [the] engineering gains and th ...» More
|Lighten our Darkness|
The service of Compline has inspired many incredibly beautiful compositions. This collection gathers together eighteen of the many lovely a cappella choral motets written by composers including Byrd, Guerrero, Rachmaninov and Sheppard, to adorn th ...» More
|Stillness and Sweet Harmony|
This is music to bring peace. From the wealth of music spanning over ten centuries recorded by the Cambridge Singers, John Rutter has selected fifteen serene and tranquil tracks from Collegium albums.» More