Copland: Motets; Duruflé: Gregorian Motets; Tavener: Song for Athene; Etc. - Anne-Marie Spalinger (soprano); Arietha Lockhart (soprano); Branda Pruitt (alto); Celia Jacobs (soprano);...
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  1. O sacrum convivium!, for voices, I/18
  2. Song for Athene, for chorus
  3. Mass for soloists & chorus in G minor
  4. Motets (4) on Gregorian Themes, for chorus, Op.10
  5. Motets (4), for chorus
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  1. O sacrum convivium!, for voices, I/18
  2. Song for Athene, for chorus
  3. Mass for soloists & chorus in G minor
  4. Motets (4) on Gregorian Themes, for chorus, Op.10
  5. Motets (4), for chorus
  6. O sacrum convivium (also set as "I call and cry to thee" and "O sacred and holy banquet"), motet for 5 voices, P. 210
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While this is not the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus' first disc since new music director Norman Mackenzie took up his post -- recordings of Berlioz's Requiem and Vaughan Williams' "A Sea Symphony" preceded it -- it is their first acapella disc under his direction. It is in every way a lovely disc but it is in no way an outstanding disc. With Mackenzie, the ASOC has maintained its warm tone, its impeccable intonation and its superlative technique, and one would be hard put to name more polished or balanced performances ...

Copland: Motets; Duruflé: Gregorian Motets; Tavener: Song for Athene; Etc. 2006, Telarc Distribution

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