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Wed 08 Nov, 2017:
Joubert: Missa Wellensis, Op 174; Locus iste, Op 175; St Mark Passion, Op 180

In his 90th year, John Joubert’s profile continues to rise after the success of Jane Eyre (reviewed 28 April 2017) with this trio of direct, sincere...

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Fri 21 Apr, 2017:
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis, Op 123

“I know that God is nearer to me than to other artists; I associate with Him without fear.” Thus spake Beethoven – with certainty. But the Missa...

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Wed 15 Feb, 2017:
Leighton: Complete Organ Works

Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) wrote with consummate skill for the organ. His thrillingly communicative 1970 Concerto for the instrument with string...

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Mon 03 Oct, 2016:
Rubbra: Tenebrae Nocturns, Op 72; Missa cantuariensis, Op 59; Five Motets, Op 37; Three Motets, Op 76

Best known for his towering cycle of 11 symphonies, Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986) also left us a substantial body of sublime choral music, some of the...

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Tue 19 Jul, 2016:
Chorus vel Organa: Music from the Lost Palace of Westminster

The 'lost' palace under consideration here is the collegiate chapel of St Stephen, founded in 1348 on the site of the modern Houses of Parliament. The...

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Wed 30 Sep, 2015:
Handel in Italy, Volume 1

Now here’s a welcome change if, like me, you’re getting a bit weary of all those recitals trying just a bit too hard at mixing genres and periods....

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Mon 22 Jun, 2015:
Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op 123

The opening Kyrie augurs well, though the dramatic denouement is hardly as much as hinted at. Intimate, warm, restrained, devotional and yet never...

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Wed 26 Feb, 2014:
Bach: Lutheran Masses, Volume 1 – Mass in G minor, BWV 235; Mass in F major, BWV 233; Cantata: Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben!, BWV 102

Harry Christophers brings together his chamber-sized Sixteen orchestra with a reduced choir (just two voices to a part – eight singers in all) to...

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Tue 28 Jan, 2014:
Poulenc: Gloria; Litanies à la Vierge noire; Stabat Mater

Turn to track 7 for something utterly beautiful and mystic, the Litanies of the Black Madonna, set for female voices and orchestra. This radiant and...

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Fri 17 Jan, 2014:
Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas; Magnificats – for four, five and six voices

To celebrate their 40th anniversary in 2013 Peter Phillips and the Tallis Scholars have chosen to record one of the most demanding Renaissance choral...

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Wed 02 Oct, 2013:
The Phoenix Rising – Byrd: Mass for Five Voices and music by Gibbons, Morley, Tallis, Taverner and White

This pleasantly undemanding recording celebrates the centenary of the publication of OUP’s groundbreaking ten-volume anthology of Tudor Church Music...

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