Philippe Rogier: Polychoral Works - His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts; Magnificat (choir, chorus); Philip Cave (conductor)
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  1. Domine Dominus noster, motet
  2. Missa Domine Dominus noster, for 12 voices
  3. Domine in virtute, motet for 8 voices (from Motets Book II for 5, 6 & 8 voices)
  4. Missa Domine in virtute tua
  5. Videntes stellam, motet
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  1. Domine Dominus noster, motet
  2. Missa Domine Dominus noster, for 12 voices
  3. Domine in virtute, motet for 8 voices (from Motets Book II for 5, 6 & 8 voices)
  4. Missa Domine in virtute tua
  5. Videntes stellam, motet
  6. Verbum caro factum est, motet for 12 voices & organ
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Philippe Rogier was a Fleming who was brought to Spain in 1572, when he was about 11, to sing in the chapel choir of King Philip II. He died young, at age 35, and many of his works were lost in the Lisbon earthquake of 1755. For these reasons his work remained obscure in the general 20th century rediscovery of Renaissance music, but more than 200 of his works survived, some of them in manuscripts from as far away as Mexico. The British group Magnificat and conductor Philip Cave undertake an admirable effort to explore the ...

Philippe Rogier: Polychoral Works 2011, Linn Records

UPC: 691062034821

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