Howells: Missa Sabrinensis; Stabat Mater - Della Jones (mezzo-soprano); Donald Maxwell (baritone); Janice Watson (soprano); Martyn Hill (tenor); Neill Archer (tenor);...
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  1. Missa Sabrinensis
  2. Stabat Mater, for tenor solo, chorus & orchestra
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As a composer of British choral music, Herbert Howells is sometimes considered a follower of Sir Charles Villiers Stanford and Hubert Parry. Yet the expansively breathed counterpoint, lush orchestral sounds, and impressionistic harmonies in his large choral works, such as the Missa Sabrinensis and the Stabat Mater on this 2005 Chandos compilation, mark him more accurately as a fellow traveler with Ralph Vaughan Williams in the English pastoral movement. (Interestingly, though both men composed works for religious uses, ...

Howells: Missa Sabrinensis; Stabat Mater 2005, Chandos

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