Alessandro Striggio: Mass in 40 Parts - Clare Wilkinson (alto); David Miller (lute); Erin Headley (lironi); Lynda Sayce (lute); Matthew Long (tenor);...

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  1. Ecce beatam lucem
  2. Missa "Ecco si beato giorno", for 40 voices
  3. Contrapunto
  4. Fuggi, spene mia, intermedi
  5. O giovenil ardire, intermedi
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  1. Ecce beatam lucem
  2. Missa "Ecco si beato giorno", for 40 voices
  3. Contrapunto
  4. Fuggi, spene mia, intermedi
  5. O giovenil ardire, intermedi
  6. Altr'io che queste spighe, madrigal for 12 voices
  7. D'ogni gratia et d'amor, madrigal
  8. O de la bella Etruria invitto Duce, madrigal for 5 voices
  9. Caro dolce ben mio, madrigal for 5 voices
  10. Miser'oim?, madrigal for 5 voices
  11. Spem in alium (Sarum plainchant)
  12. Spem in Alium (also set as "Sing and glorify"), motet for 40 voices, P. 299
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Writing in The Guardian , conductor and musicologist Robert Hollingworth finds a terrific metaphor that confronts head-on the elephant in the living room (or the church) when it comes to performances of renaissance polyphony written in many, many parts: it's often experienced as "just a lovely gooey noise" and a "rich tiramis? of sound" that is ...

Alessandro Striggio: Mass in 40 Parts 2011, Decca

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