Brahms, Bruckner: Motets - Alexander Mason (organ); Clare Wilkinson (alto); Elizabeth Drury (soprano); Geoff Clapham (bass); Greg Skidmore (bass);...
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  1. Aequale, for alto, tenor & bass trombones No. 1 in C major, WAB 114
  2. Virga Jesse, gradual for chorus in E minor, WAB 52
  3. Ecce sacerdos, antiphon for chorus, 3 trombones & organ in A minor, WAB 13
  4. Christus factus est (I) (Chorale-Mass), Mass for chorus in F major, WAB 9
  5. Locus iste, gradual for chorus in C major, WAB 23
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  1. Aequale, for alto, tenor & bass trombones No. 1 in C major, WAB 114
  2. Virga Jesse, gradual for chorus in E minor, WAB 52
  3. Ecce sacerdos, antiphon for chorus, 3 trombones & organ in A minor, WAB 13
  4. Christus factus est (I) (Chorale-Mass), Mass for chorus in F major, WAB 9
  5. Locus iste, gradual for chorus in C major, WAB 23
  6. Fest- und Gedenksprüche (3) for double chorus, Op. 109
  7. Os justi, gradual for chorus in Lydian mode, WAB 30
  8. Ave Maria, for female chorus & keyboard (or orchestra) in F major, Op. 12
  9. Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45: How Lovely are thy Dwellings
  10. Ave Maria (III), motet for alto & organ (or harmonium) in F major, WAB 7
  11. Tota pulchra es, Maria, antiphon in Phrygian mode for tenor, chorus & organ, WAB 46
  12. Motets (3) for chorus, Op. 110
  13. Geistliches Lied ("Lass dich nur nichts dauern"), for chorus & organ (or piano), Op. 30
  14. Aequale, for alto, tenor & bass trombones No. 2 in C major, WAB 149
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Maybe the combination of Brahms and Bruckner with the British choir Tenebrae sounds a little strange: the choir has specialized in Renaissance music and generally in music built on that sound ideal. Maybe the combination of the abstract, devout, and technically demanding Bruckner with the friendly and humanist Brahms sounds a little strange, too. But it all works out very nicely. In the 19th century, when choral music was a bigger part of everyday musical life than it is now, this would have been a program any good ...

Brahms, Bruckner: Motets 2015, Signum Classics

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