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Pierre de la Rue: Missa di Sancta Anna & Lamentatione Jeremaie ()

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Many considerations go into making a top-quality recording of Renaissance choral music. First, one needs to identify a work out of the huge and largely uninvestigated corpus of Renaissance sacred music that deserves recording. Then one needs to seek out the proper liturgical incipits that connect to the music that is being recorded, as that information is never present in the score whether in manuscript form, or in an early print. Then one needs to assemble a chorus made up of singers whose artistry is equal to their enthusiasm; one wobbly voice in a texture that demands absolute purity of tone will upset the whole apple cart. Then, with any luck, one will find a room or cathedral hall that will provide ambience to the recording without swallowing the music in reverberation. Usually, to those delegated the none-too-thankful task of reviewing the result, a shortfall in any one of these areas qualified as "marks off." This is why Lyrichord's Pierre de la Rue, as performed by Schola Discantus under its... Hide synopsis

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